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Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Swanson Appointed to Veterans Advisory Council

State Representative Dan Swanson announced he has received word that he will also be appointed to the Veterans Advisory Council by Leader Jim Durkin.   “I am honored to have…


Monday, July 24, 2017
Competing Education Funding Reform Proposals Mean $300,000 Difference For Mercer County; $90,000 For Sherrard (from WRMJ Radio, July 24, 2017)

From WRMJ Radio, July 24, 2017 Read more at: http://wrmj.com/competing-education-funding-reform-proposals-mean-300000-difference-for-mercer-county-90000-for-sherrard/   Local State Representative Dan Swanson siding with the Governor on the education funding reform debate. Governor Bruce Rauner wants to…


Thursday, July 6, 2017
Swanson Holds Strong Against Income Tax Increase

State Representative Dan Swanson re-affirmed his NO vote on an income tax increase when the Governor’s veto on said 32% income tax increase came back to the Illinois House for…


Sunday, July 2, 2017
Swanson Votes “NO” on Democrat Revenue Plan with Tax Increases, No Reforms

State Representative Dan Swanson explained his NO vote following House passage of a state budget predicated on massive tax increases.  The plan approved by legislators July 2 spends at a…


Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Swanson supports School Funding Reform that treats all schools equitably

The General Assembly has been working on a fix to our state’s broken school funding formula. Over time, we have found a better approach known as the “evidence-based model.” This…


Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Swanson Reaction to Governor’s Live Address: Catastrophic Results if Impasse Not Resolved

State Representative Dan Swanson issued the following statement following Governor Rauner’s Live Address on the eve of Special Session to resolve the budget impasse: “Illinois has reached to point of…


Friday, June 16, 2017
Rep. Swanson Tours Mercer County Senior Citizens Center

Rep. Swanson presented a certificate and flag flown over the State Capitol to Vietnam Veteran Marty South while visiting the Mercer County Senior Citizens Center in Aledo on June 15….


Thursday, June 8, 2017
Audio: State Rep Dan Swanson on the State Budget (from WGIL Radio, June 7, 2017)

from WGIL Radio, June 7, 2017http://www.wgil.com/2017/06/07/state-rep-dan-swanson-on-the-state-budget/ State Rep. Dan Swanson was in Galesburg Wednesday afternoon, helping to cheer on the Law Enforcement Torch Run benefiting Special Olympics Illinois. So, Will…


Thursday, June 1, 2017
Swanson Reacts to Record-Setting Third Year with no State Budget

“I join millions of Illinoisans in outrage over the futility of the Illinois State Budgeting process we’ve seen displayed for far too many years. I was sworn into the Illinois…


Monday, May 29, 2017
Swanson hosts First Army Command Chaplain Jeff Zust to deliver Invocation on Memorial Day Weekend

State Representative Dan Swanson hosted First Army Command Chaplain Jeff Zust to deliver the House Invocation on Sunday, May 28 of Memorial Day Weekend.   CH (COL) Jeff Zust is…