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Thursday, May 6, 2021
Caulkins Honors Fallen Police Officers

CURRENT HONOREES’ NAMES Officer Marco Di FrancoChicago Police DepartmentE.O.W. 04-02-2020 Sergeant Clifford Martin Sr.Chicago Police DepartmentE.O.W. 04-10-2020 Chief Terrence Allen EngleHampton Police DepartmentE.O.W. 04-11-2020 Officer Ronald NewmanChicago Police DepartmentE.O.W. 04-17-2020…


Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Communities in crisis: More than half of Illinois cities get “F” grades for local pensions

New Wirepoints research shows that 102 of Illinois’ 175 largest cities get an “F” for their local pension crisis, according to State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur). That’s a dramatic increase…


Thursday, April 22, 2021
Statement on House Passage of Leadership Term Limits

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) issued the following statement after the House approved HB 642 to enact leadership term limits: “We have advocated for leadership term limits from my first…


Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Statement on Macon County’s YLIA Governor’s Cup Award

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) issued the following statement recognizing Macon County’s Young Leaders in Action for earning the Governor’s Cup: “Congratulations to Macon County’s Young Leaders in Action (YLIA)…


Thursday, April 15, 2021
Caulkins and Rose Applaud Major Project Coming to Decatur

State Sen. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) and State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur), say that news of the groundbreaking zero-emission “Broadwing” facility coming to Decatur is a big deal for the local…


Thursday, April 15, 2021
Caulkins Bill to Address Teacher Shortage Clears House

Thursday, April 15, 2021
Caulkins Supports Saving Scholarship Tax Credit Program

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) joined his colleague State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) in urging Governor Pritzker to avoid cutting the Invest In Kids Scholarship Tax Credit Program. According to…


Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Education Committee Rejects Bill to Allow Students to Return to In Person Instruction

On Friday evening, the House Appropriations – Elementary & Secondary Education committee rejected the opportunity to get our schools open and our students back to in school learning. On a…


Monday, March 22, 2021
Caulkins Supports House Republican Caucus Platform to Reimagine Illinois

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) and the Illinois House Republican caucus today launched a comprehensive legislative package called Reimagine Illinois. The plan outlines House Republicans’ priorities for the 2021 legislative…


Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Caulkins Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Budget Address

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) issued the following statement after Governor Pritzker’s virtual Budget Address to members of the Illinois General Assembly today: “Governor Pritzker’s budget proposal released today continues…