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Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
Swanson Bill to Help Substitute Teacher Shortage Signed by Governor

Legislation sponsored by State Representative Dan Swanson which will help streamline background checks on substitute teachers in an effort to help address the substitute teacher shortage impacting school districts throughout…

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
New Laws That Took Effect July 1, 2019

July 1 marks the first day of the state’s new fiscal year, and in addition to the balanced budget that will govern spending from July 1, 2019 through June 30,…

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
Swanson to host Veterans’ & Seniors’ Resources Fairs in July

State Representative Dan Swanson announced he will again be hosting Veterans’ & Seniors’ Resources Fairs in late July to help connect area residents with state, county, and local government agencies…

Thursday, May 30th, 2019
Rep. Swanson hosts Aledo student, Joshua Struble, as Honorary Page in Illinois House

State Representative Dan Swanson hosted Aledo student, Joshua Struble, as an Honorary Page in the Illinois House on Friday, May 25, 2019. Joshua, the son of Aaron and Melissa Struble,…

Monday, May 27th, 2019
Swanson Bills for Veterans, Armed Forces Sent to Governor Memorial Day Weekend

A pair of bills sponsored by State Representative Dan Swanson honoring Veterans and assisting our armed forces were sent to the Governor in the leadup to Memorial Day weekend. Included…

Monday, May 27th, 2019
Swanson on Progressive Income Tax: “Eventually the well goes dry”; Votes NO

“We have never used math to solve our problems,” conceded Chief Sponsor Robert Martwick (D-Chicago) in advocating a Constitutional change to enact a Progressive Income Tax in Illinois. “We cannot…

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
Swanson Bill to Help Substitute Teacher Shortage Sent to Governor

Legislation sponsored by State Representative Dan Swanson which will help streamline background checks on substitute teachers in an effort to help address the substitute teacher shortage impacting school districts throughout…

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
Swanson Bill to Require Health Insurance Coverage for Tick-Borne Diseases sent to Governor

Legislation sponsored by State Representative Dan Swanson mandating insurance coverage for long-term antibiotic therapy for a person with a tick-borne disease was sent to the Governor on Wednesday after passing…

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
Rep. Swanson offers Summer Reading Club to Grade School Students

State Representative Dan Swanson announced the official launch of his Third Annual Summer Reading Club Program for 1st-5th grade students who live within the 74th Legislative District.  With the 50th…

Friday, May 3rd, 2019
Rep. Swanson hosts Cambridge student, Austin Reed, as Honorary Page in Illinois House

State Representative Dan Swanson hosted Cambridge High School student, Austin Reed, as an Honorary Page in the Illinois House on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Austin, the son of Blake and…