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Friday, June 2, 2023
National Safety Month

“Join us in observing National Safety Month as we work together to highlight leading causes of preventable injury and death so people can live their fullest lives.” https://www.nsc.org/workplace/national-safety-month


Thursday, June 1, 2023
PTSD Awareness Month

After a traumatic event, it’s normal to think, act, and feel differently than usual—but most people start to feel better after a few weeks or months. Talk to a doctor…


Wednesday, May 31, 2023
National Senior Health and Fitness Day

Exercise and physical activity are not only great for your mental and physical health, but they can help keep you independent as you age. Learn how to get started with…


Tuesday, May 30, 2023
World Multiple Sclerosis Day

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the most common diseases of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). Today, 2.8 million people around the world have MS. World MS…


Monday, May 29, 2023
Honoring Our Fallen Heroes

Today we honor and remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. Bless our fallen heroes this Memorial Day and always.


Saturday, May 27, 2023
Caulkins Statement on Democrats’ $50 Billion Budget

Illinois State Representative Dan Caulkins issued a statement following the passage of the Fiscal Year 2024 (FY 24) state budget scheduled to take effect July 1, 2023: “I voted against…


Friday, May 26, 2023
Rep. Caulkins Provides FY24 Budget Update

State Representative Dan Caulkins provided an FY24 Budget Update this afternoon along with Representatives Halbrook, McLaughlin, Miller, and Wilhour.


Wednesday, May 24, 2023
House Approves Resolution Designating Portion of Route 121 as the “Trooper Todd Hanneken Memorial Highway”

The Illinois House of Representatives approved a resolution (SJR 28) sponsored byState Representative Dan Caulkins and State Senator Steve McClure to designate a portion of Illinois Route 121 in Decatur…


Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Many Illinoisans shut out of state budget process

Lawmakers return to Springfield this week to finally address the state budget. It is our sincere hope that Democrats will lift their moratorium and invite Republicans to the negotiating table…


Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Applications Available for the Governor’s Hometown Awards

The Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service (Serve Illinois) is accepting applications for the Governor’s Hometown Awards (GHTA) program. GHTA gives formal recognition to those who contributed to…