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Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Swanson reacts to Governor Pritzker’s State Budget Address

State Representative Dan Swanson issued the following statement following Governor Pritzker’s Budget Address today: “The Governor’s proposed budget continues to place the burden of our financial mess on job creators…


Monday, February 8, 2021
Swanson persuades Illinois Department of Agriculture to Host In-Person Pesticide Applicator Testing in 74th District

“Working with Director Jerry Costello, I was able to secure an in-person testing site for pesticide applicators/operators in the 74th District,” announced Rep. Dan Swanson on Monday. “This testing is…


Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Swanson named Minority Spokesperson of House Veterans’ Affairs & Public Safety Appropriations Committees

State Representative Dan Swanson announced he has been appointed by House Republican Leader Jim Durkin to be Minority Spokesperson of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee as well as the Public…


Friday, January 15, 2021
Swanson provides update on Lame-Duck Session, Looks ahead to Spring Session

State Representative Dan Swanson called a number of measures pushed through at the end of lame-duck session, “disappointing” while looking ahead to the Spring Session, which will begin in earnest…


Monday, November 30, 2020
Illinois House Republicans Demand House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hold Hearings on LaSalle Veterans’ Home COVID-19 Outbreak

Illinois House Republican members State Representative Randy Frese (R-Paloma), State Representative David Welter (R-Morris), and State Representative Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) hosted a zoom press conference on Monday to address the…


Friday, November 13, 2020
GOP Lawmakers Demand Public Hearing Concerning COVID-19 Outbreak at LaSalle Veterans’ Home

Republican members of the Illinois House Veterans’ Affairs Committee sent a letter demanding the chair of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee convene a public hearing as soon as possible following…


Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Swanson to host Blood Drive in Woodhull

State Representative Dan Swanson is hosting a Community Blood Drive on Tuesday, November 10 at his Legislative Office in Woodhull (275 N. Division Street) from 3:00pm-6:00pm. “There is plenty of…


Thursday, September 17, 2020
Swanson earns 90% pro-manufacturing rating from IL Manufacturers’ Association

Monday, August 17, 2020
Swanson named Champion of Free Enterprise by Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Illinois State Representative Dan Swanson has been named a Champion of Free Enterprise, an award given by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce to legislators who have made special contributions to…


Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Illinois Farm Bureau & Rep. Dan Swanson to host Agriculture and Mental Health Webinar

State Representative Dan Swanson has joined together with the Illinois Farm Bureau to host a FREE webinar titled Stronger Together: Resilience on the Farm and Beyond on Tuesday, July 28…