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Wednesday, September 22, 2021
September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month; Swanson discusses SMA newborn screening efforts

September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month. Illinois Newborn Screening helps find babies with certain rare disorders so they can get needed treatment as soon as possible. Learn more at https://dph.illinois.gov/…/life…/newborn-screening….


Friday, September 17, 2021
Swanson Shares Information on National POW/MIA Recognition Day

The United States’ National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed across the nation on the third Friday of September each year. Many Americans take the time to remember those who were…


Friday, September 10, 2021
Swanson votes NO on ethics bill he says, “doesn’t go far enough”

State Representative Dan Swanson voted no on Democrats’ proposal to accept minor changes to Senate Bill 539, which he characterized as “watered down” ethics reform he says, “doesn’t go far…


Thursday, September 9, 2021
Swanson votes NO on omnibus energy bill

State Representative Dan Swanson voted no on Senate Bill 2408, the House omnibus energy bill, on September 9. “This bill involves the largest rate hike on Illinois ratepayers passed by…


Thursday, August 26, 2021
Governor Pritzker holds Virtual Bill-Signing for Swanson Fire Protection Bill

Governor JB Pritzker held a virtual bill-signing ceremony via streamed video on August 24th to sign a new law sponsored by Rep. Dan Swanson ensuring any proposed fire service provider…


Thursday, August 19, 2021
Swanson helps as a guest judge for Illinois Auctioneer Championship at 2021 Illinois State Fair

State Representative Dan Swanson served as a Guest Judge for the Illinois Auctioneer Championship at the 2021 Illinois State Fair on Tuesday, August 17th. “I wear many hats in my…


Monday, August 16, 2021
Swanson gives keynote address at 2021 Illinois State Fair Veterans Event

State Representative Dan Swanson delivered the Keynote Address at the 2021 Illinois State Fair Veterans event at the State Fairgrounds in Springfield on Sunday, August 15. Flanked by dignitaries including…


Monday, August 16, 2021
Rep. Swanson hosts special Readers are Winners Summer Reading Club Party with local author, Naomi Law

State Representative Dan Swanson celebrated the conclusion of his Fifth Annual Summer Reading Club Program with a special ice cream party in Woodhull with local author, Naomi Law. Rep. Swanson’s…


Saturday, August 7, 2021
Swanson Hosts Veterans & Seniors Fairs in Mercer, Henry, Knox and Bureau Counties

State Representative Dan Swanson coordinated a return of his in-person Veterans and Seniors Fairs throughout the 74th District this week after the events were needfully placed on hiatus for 2020….


Friday, August 6, 2021
Petition: Stop Pritzker’s Unilateral COVID-19 Mandates

For more than a year, Governor Pritzker has cut out a co-equal branch of government and ruled the state with unilateral authority instead of working collaboratively to fight COVID-19 in…