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Friday, November 15, 2019
Stronger ethics reforms needed to put a stop to political corruption in Illinois

Springfield – On the final day of the fall veto session, the Illinois House of Representatives passed several ethics reform measures that do not fully address concerns over recent federal…


Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Caulkins wary of rushed effort to consolidate police and fire pension funds

Decatur – Governor JB Pritzker recently called for the General Assembly to take action in the upcoming Veto Session to consolidate Illinois’ 650 police and fire pension funds. State Representative…


Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Caulkins appalled at Governor’s signing of massive abortion expansion law

Decatur – Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation Wednesday that will massively expand abortion access in Illinois. State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) voted against Senate Bill 25, which removes all rights…


Friday, May 31, 2019
Statement on passage of HB 1438, legalizing recreational marijuana in Illinois

Springfield – On the final day of the spring session, the Illinois House of Representatives narrowly passed legislation legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in Illinois. State Representative Dan Caulkins…


Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Caulkins votes ‘No’ on SB 1966, which infringes upon Second Amendment gun rights

Springfield – The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday that increases costs and red tape for law-abiding gun owners in Illinois. State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur), a life member…


Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Caulkins opposes massive abortion expansion bill

Springfield – One day after passing Governor Pritzker’s tax hike, Democrats in the House of Representatives voted Tuesday for legislation that will massively expand abortion in Illinois. State Representative Dan…


Monday, May 27, 2019
“The Pritzker tax hike is a jobs killer”

Springfield – On Memorial Day, the Democrat super-majority passed a graduated income tax amendment out of the Illinois House of Representatives, over Republican objections. State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) spoke…


Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Caulkins votes against Pritzker’s graduated tax hike

Springfield – On Monday evening, the Democrat majority passed a graduated income tax amendment out of the House Revenue and Finance Committee, over Republican objections. State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur)…


Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Rose and Caulkins announce agreement to help veterans transfer credits to U of I

Springfield, IL– State Sen. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) and Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) announced they have reached an agreement with the University of Illinois to increase access for veterans. The lawmakers…


Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Rep. Caulkins hosting town hall meeting in Bellflower

Springfield – State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) has announced that he will be hosting a town hall meeting in Bellflower on Monday, May 6. “We will be discussing issues of…