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State Representative Caulkins Holds Press Conference Urging a 2 Year Gas Tax Freeze
May 23rd, 2024
Rep. Caulkins’ Bill on Pharmacy Patient Records Advances Out of Committee
April 5th, 2024
Rep. Caulkins Reacts to Second Anniversary of Botched Afghanistan Withdrawal
August 30th, 2023
Rep. Caulkins Reacts to Guilty Verdict in Tim Mapes Trial
August 24th, 2023
Caulkins Reacts to Supreme Court Decision Eliminating Cash Bail in Illinois
July 18th, 2023
Caulkins Traveling Office Hours June 27-29
June 23rd, 2023
Reps. Caulkins & Halbrook to Host Town Hall in Mt. Zion on Thursday
June 22nd, 2023
Representative Caulkins & Halbrook Host Mt. Zion Town Hall
June 19th, 2023
Caulkins Statement on Democrats’ $50 Billion Budget
May 27th, 2023
Rep. Caulkins Votes Against Property Tax Hike for McLean County
May 17th, 2023
Caulkins: Governor Pritzker’s COVID-19 Pandemic Executive Orders Finally Expire Today
May 11th, 2023
Caulkins Statement on ‘ComEd Four’ Corruption Trial Verdict
May 2nd, 2023
Republican Lawmakers Oppose Bill to Increase Property Taxes in McLean County
April 27th, 2023
Rep. Caulkins Honors Local Women at State Capitol
April 19th, 2023
Caulkins Bill to Offer Scholarship Opportunity to Educators Clears House
March 24th, 2023
Rep. Caulkins Wants Clarity from Attorney General Concerning Enforcement of Unconstitutional Firearm Ban
March 8th, 2023
Rep. Caulkins to Provide Lunch at Decatur Job Fair on March 14
February 24th, 2023
Caulkins Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Fifth Budget Proposal
February 15th, 2023
Caulkins Legislation to Provide Patients Better Access to their Own Medical Records
January 31st, 2023
Rep. Caulkins: Crisis Victims Deserve Privacy
January 18th, 2023
Caulkins Inaugurated as State Representative for New 88th House District
January 11th, 2023
Caulkins Votes Against Firearm Ban Passed by Democrat Majority
January 6th, 2023
Caulkins: Over 180 New Laws Take Effect January 1
December 21st, 2022
Caulkins Statement on Democrat Lawmakers Fourth Attempt to Change SAFE-T Act
December 1st, 2022
Caulkins: Lawmakers should refrain from mandating COVID vaccine for students
October 28th, 2022
Caulkins Calls for Special Session to Address SAFE-T Act and Suspend Gas Tax
October 6th, 2022
Caulkins: Safety Begins by Repealing the SAFE-T Act, Not Enacting More Gun Laws
July 21st, 2022
Caulkins calls for public hearings as audit reveals unemployment agency paid $1.8 billion paid to fraudsters
June 17th, 2022
Politicians are to Blame for the Energy Crisis in Illinois
May 27th, 2022
Representative Caulkins to Host Town Hall Meeting in Farmer City
May 13th, 2022
Caulkins: Immediately Cease the Closure of Power Plants
May 4th, 2022
Rep. Caulkins: General Assembly Adopts State Budget Subsidized by Federal Bailout
April 9th, 2022
Lawmakers Pass Legislation to Address Teacher Shortage
April 6th, 2022
House Approves Bill to Prevent Restrictions for Families Visiting Loved Ones in Healthcare Facilities
April 4th, 2022
Rep. Caulkins Opposes Tax Hike on Illinois Jobs
March 23rd, 2022
House Approves Resolution Designating Portion of Route 51 “Officer Chris Oberheim Memorial Highway”
March 15th, 2022
District Update 3-7-22
March 7th, 2022
Caulkins: Illinois and U.S. Must Become More Energy Independent
February 25th, 2022
Caulkins Statement on General Assembly Breaking State Law to Appoint Legislative Watchdog
February 17th, 2022
Rep. Caulkins Announces Blood Drive Challenge
February 9th, 2022
Rep. Dan Caulkins Responds to Pritzker SOTS/Budget Address
February 2nd, 2022
Caulkins Statement on Pritzker’s Emergency Declaration
December 15th, 2021
Caulkins to file legislation to make it a felony to purchase software purchased on trade restriction list
November 5th, 2021
Caulkins Sponsors Legislation to Fund the Police and Keep Violent Criminals Behind Bars
October 25th, 2021
View IL House & Senate Maps Signed into law by Governor Pritzker
October 4th, 2021
Caulkins Statement on Upcoming Redistricting Special Session
August 20th, 2021
Caulkins Statement on Redistricting Boundaries
August 17th, 2021
Caulkins Seeks Answers from IDPH Concerning COVID-19 Variants
August 2nd, 2021
Rep. Caulkins On Planned Exelon Plant Closures
July 29th, 2021
Legislative Update: Town Hall Meeting, School Masks, Drivers’ License Renewal
July 12th, 2021
Caulkins to Governor Pritzker, Let School Districts Decide on Mask Requirement, not the State
July 12th, 2021
Governor Pritzker’s Power Trip
July 1st, 2021
Statement on Passage of State Budget
June 1st, 2021
House Urges Unemployment Offices to Reopen
May 30th, 2021
Caulkins Secures Funding for Traffic Signals at Railroad Crossing
May 27th, 2021
Caulkins: Lack of Attention in Our Veterans’ Homes is Inexcusable
May 18th, 2021
Communities in crisis: More than half of Illinois cities get “F” grades for local pensions
May 5th, 2021
Statement on House Passage of Leadership Term Limits
April 22nd, 2021
Statement on Macon County’s YLIA Governor’s Cup Award
April 20th, 2021
Caulkins and Rose Applaud Major Project Coming to Decatur
April 15th, 2021
Caulkins Supports Saving Scholarship Tax Credit Program
April 15th, 2021
Education Committee Rejects Bill to Allow Students to Return to In Person Instruction
March 31st, 2021
Caulkins Supports House Republican Caucus Platform to Reimagine Illinois
March 22nd, 2021
Caulkins Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Budget Address
February 17th, 2021
Caulkins Statement on Passage of House Rules
February 10th, 2021
Caulkins to Serve on Bipartisan DCFS Working Group
February 3rd, 2021
Caulkins Statement Concerning National Guard Vetted by Party Affiliation
January 19th, 2021
Caulkins Statement on Passage of 764-page Anti-Law Enforcement Bill
January 13th, 2021
Caulkins provides preview on upcoming lame duck session
January 7th, 2021
Restore Illinois Collaborative Commission members share concerns with Governor Pritzker’s borrowing scheme
December 9th, 2020
Caulkins Urges House to Hold Committee Hearings Concerning COVID-19 Outbreak at LaSalle Veterans’ Home
November 30th, 2020
Caulkins Statement on Indictments of Madigan’s Allies
November 19th, 2020
Caulkins welcomes ADM’s new protein facility to Decatur
November 19th, 2020
Caulkins: Decatur to receive state funds to improve public transportation system
November 16th, 2020
Caulkins among state House members calling for IDES hearings to be made public
November 16th, 2020
When it comes to #insulin affordability, knowledge is power!
October 29th, 2020
Caulkins calls for more public input on failure of IDES unemployment system
September 17th, 2020
Caulkins Supports Creation of Special Investigating Committee
September 3rd, 2020
Caulkins Calls for Special Session to Fight Corruption
August 13th, 2020
Governor Pritzker’s Emergency Rule to Fine Businesses Not Complying with Mask Requirement Approved by JCAR
August 11th, 2020
Caulkins Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Emergency Rule to Fine Businesses
August 7th, 2020
Caulkins Donates Portion of Salary to Weldon Springs Foundation
August 7th, 2020
Caulkins Calls on Madigan to Resign as House Speaker Following Allegations of Corruption
July 31st, 2020
Caulkins Urges Governor Pritzker to Move Illinois to Phase 4 of Reopening
June 15th, 2020
Caulkins requests State to extend deadline for farmers to use essential pesticide
June 5th, 2020
Caulkins: House Approves Deficit Budget, Places Burden on Future Generations
May 23rd, 2020
Caulkins: Child Care Providers Can Reopen May 29
May 22nd, 2020
Caulkins Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Emergency Rules to Put Business Owners in Jail
May 18th, 2020
Caulkins Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Flawed Plan to Keep Illinois Closed
May 5th, 2020
Caulkins Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Modified Executive Order
April 23rd, 2020
Governor extends Stay-at-Home order until May 30 with modifications
April 23rd, 2020
CARES Act Questions and Answers
March 30th, 2020
Caulkins Statement on Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES)
March 27th, 2020
$2.2 Trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Signed Into Law
March 27th, 2020
Emergency Assistance Programs Available for Small Businesses in Illinois
March 25th, 2020
Learn More About Governor Pritzker’s ‘Stay At Home’ Order
March 20th, 2020
Rep. Caulkins Urges ISP to Extend Expiration Deadlines for FOID & CCL During COVID-19 Outbreak
March 20th, 2020
Caulkins Provides COVID-19 Update Concerning Unemployment Benefits, School and State Facility Closures and Restaurant Options
March 17th, 2020
Caulkins Statement on City of Champaign Executive Order to Shutdown Businesses
March 13th, 2020
Caulkins Bill to Address Teacher Shortage Clears Education Committee
March 4th, 2020
Caulkins Encourages IDPH to Consider Mobile Technology to Track Coronavirus
February 27th, 2020
Caulkins Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Annual Budget Address
February 19th, 2020
Caulkins files bill to correct temporary driver’s license law
February 5th, 2020
Caulkins files bill to address teacher shortage
January 31st, 2020
Caulkins Statement on Governor Pritzker’s State of the State
January 29th, 2020
55 Important Words from the Declaration of Independence (Guest: Rep. Dan Caulkins)
January 23rd, 2020
Caulkins: 256 New Laws Take Effect January 1, 2020
December 18th, 2019
Rep. Caulkins Defends Clinton Power Station
December 13th, 2019
Rep. Caulkins Calls for Special Session to Stop Corruption
December 4th, 2019
Stronger ethics reforms needed to put a stop to political corruption in Illinois
November 15th, 2019
Caulkins wary of rushed effort to consolidate police and fire pension funds
October 23rd, 2019
Caulkins appalled at Governor’s signing of massive abortion expansion law
June 12th, 2019
Statement on passage of HB 1438, legalizing recreational marijuana in Illinois
May 31st, 2019
Caulkins votes ‘No’ on SB 1966, which infringes upon Second Amendment gun rights
May 29th, 2019
Caulkins opposes massive abortion expansion bill
May 28th, 2019
“The Pritzker tax hike is a jobs killer”
May 27th, 2019
Caulkins votes against Pritzker’s graduated tax hike
May 21st, 2019
Rose and Caulkins announce agreement to help veterans transfer credits to U of I
May 8th, 2019
Rep. Caulkins hosting town hall meetings in Clinton and Monticello during House spring recess
April 9th, 2019
Caulkins Opposes Pritzker’s Unfair Tax Hike on Illinois Working Families
February 27th, 2019
Pritzker’s Tax, Borrow & Spend Budget More of the Same Failed Fiscal Policies
February 20th, 2019
Caulkins appointed to key House committees
February 5th, 2019
Rep. Caulkins launches “Outreach 101” Initiative
January 22nd, 2019
Rep. Caulkins sworn into office for the 101st District
January 9th, 2019