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Monday, March 30, 2020
CARES Act Questions and Answers

The U.S. Senate has compiled an extensive Q&A list covering the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) passed by the federal government last week. Find answers to your questions…


Friday, March 27, 2020
Caulkins Statement on Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES)

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) released the following statement following President Trump signing the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES): “Congress just passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and…


Friday, March 27, 2020
$2.2 Trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Signed Into Law

Congress approved and the President has signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) today. The $2.2 trillion economic rescue package provides help for families, small businesses, hospitals, local…


Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Emergency Assistance Programs Available for Small Businesses in Illinois

Three new programs from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) to help small businesses: Hospitality Emergency Grant Program To help hospitality businesses make ends meet in the midst of…


Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Illinois Extends Income Tax Filing Deadline to July 15, 2020

In light of the recent Disaster Proclamation, the Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) is following the federal government in providing special tax filing and payment relief to individuals and businesses…


Friday, March 20, 2020
Learn More About Governor Pritzker’s ‘Stay At Home’ Order

The following information provided by the Governor’s Office will take effect on March 21 at 5 pm: STAY AT HOME ORDER All first responders, emergency management personnel, law enforcement personnel,…


Friday, March 20, 2020
Rep. Caulkins Urges ISP to Extend Expiration Deadlines for FOID & CCL During COVID-19 Outbreak

With Illinoisans encouraged to practice social distancing to combat the spread of the coronavirus, law-abiding gun owners may find it more difficult to renew their Firearm Owner’s Identification Card (FOID)…


Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Caulkins Provides COVID-19 Update Concerning Unemployment Benefits, School and State Facility Closures and Restaurant Options

As Illinois continues to combat the spread of the coronavirus, State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) is providing the public with information concerning restaurant operations, unemployment benefits, state facility closures, school…


Friday, March 13, 2020
Caulkins Statement on City of Champaign Executive Order to Shutdown Businesses

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) released the following statement after the Champaign City Council approved an overreaching executive order to allow the Mayor to potentially ban the sale of gasoline,…


Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Caulkins Bill to Address Teacher Shortage Clears Education Committee

Rep. Caulkins discussing his bill to address Illinois’ teacher shortage.