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Friday, February 23, 2024
Representative Dan Swanson’s February 23 Capitol News Update

Inside: Governor delivers State of the State address Governor Pritzker delivered his State of the State address and unveiled his budget proposal on Wednesday. He proposes to spend $52.7 billion,…


Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Rep. Swanson reacts to State of the State address

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) had the following reaction to Governor J.B. Pritzker’s 2024 State of the State and Budget Address today at the Illinois Capitol. Governor Pritzker…


Wednesday, February 21, 2024
House committees discuss Lyme disease

State Rep. Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) joined members of the Human Services and Public Health committees for a discussion of the state’s efforts to combat Lyme disease on Tuesday February 20,…


Monday, February 19, 2024
Happy President’s Day

Friday, February 16, 2024
Representative Dan Swanson’s February 16 Capitol News Update

Inside: Tax receipts down in January The latest monthly briefing from the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability shows that payment of revenue to the state of Illinois dropped significantly…


Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Out and about in the 71st District

I had a great time at the Tri-County Cattlemen’s Association annual banquet over the weekend. What a great honor to receive the Beef Backer Award. The association consists of Henderson,…


Monday, February 12, 2024
Lincoln’s Birthday

Friday, February 9, 2024
Representative Dan Swanson’s February 9 Capitol News Update

Inside: Follow along with the General Assembly This week the House and Senate came back to Springfield as the spring session of the General Assembly gets going. We will be…


Wednesday, February 7, 2024
Swanson welcomes 4-H students to Illinois Capitol

State Representative Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) welcomed a group of 4-H students to the chamber of the Illinois House of Representatives in Springfield on February 7, 2024.


Tuesday, February 6, 2024
President Ronald Reagan, Illinois’ native son, born this day in 1911

On this day in 1911, President Ronald Reagan was born in Tampico, Illinois. Learn more about Illinois’ native son, a former resident of the 71st District, by clicking here.