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Monday, March 21, 2022
Legislative Update 3-21-22

We Must Fix This! The Unemployment Fraud cannot Continue. Please listen to this conversation. Bad public policy and incompetence affects all of us. Springfield Update In just three weeks from today, the…


Tuesday, March 15, 2022
House Approves Resolution Designating Portion of Route 51 “Officer Chris Oberheim Memorial Highway”

The House of Representatives approved a resolution (HJR 51) sponsored by State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) to honor the life of Decatur native, Officer Chris Oberheim who was killed on…


Friday, March 11, 2022
Legislative Update 3-11-22

Session Update This week the Illinois House continued with Committee work.  Last Friday was the deadline for House bills to be considered and passed by the entire House in order…


Monday, March 7, 2022
District Update 3-7-22

It’s A Start Former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has joined the ranks of countless corrupt politicians in the state as he finds himself indicted by a federal grand jury…


Friday, March 4, 2022
Real Reform Needed Following Madigan Corruption Charges

“The indictment of former speaker Mike Madigan filed Wednesday by federal prosecutors on 22 counts including bribery and racketeering is yet another stain on this body and politics in Illinois.”…


Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Session Update 3-1-22

The House is in Session Please join me in praying for an end to war, especially in Ukraine.  May God protect the Ukrainian people from the unprovoked violent aggression of…


Monday, February 28, 2022
Legislative Update 2-28-22

Give Me A Break Wednesday in Decatur, Governor JB Pritzker touted his “Illinois Family Relief Plan” that includes a property tax rebate of up to $300. Big deal. His idea…


Friday, February 25, 2022
Caulkins: Illinois and U.S. Must Become More Energy Independent

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) is a member of both the House Energy and Environment and Public Utilities committees. Today, he released the following statement as events are unfolding in…


Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Legislative Update 2-22-22

2.22.22 The House is in Session To find the committee schedule for the day, use this link. When you click on the committee link, it will tell you which virtual room…


Friday, February 18, 2022
Rep. Caulkins Files Bill to Eliminate House Mask Mandate