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Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Swanson Votes NO on State Budget built on Borrowing Billions; Opposes Legislator Pay Raises

State Representative Dan Swanson (74th District- Alpha) joined bipartisan opposition to the State Budget passed late in the night on Saturday evening at the makeshift Illinois House located at the…


Saturday, May 23, 2020
Video: Rep. Swanson says no guidance from IDPH on Phase 3 of Restore Illinois Plan

Friday, May 8, 2020
Sign the Petition: It’s time for the General Assembly to meet to provide Checks and Balances

Sign the Petition The global COVID-19 pandemic has posed an unprecedented challenge to the nation and our state.   As a co-equal branch of government, the General Assembly has the responsibility…


Thursday, May 7, 2020
Illinois House Ag Committee signs off on recommendations of Pork Producers for Emergency Measures

State Representative Dan Swanson (74th District- Alpha) joined all members of the Illinois House Agriculture & Conservation Committee on Wednesday in a letter to Governor JB Pritzker endorsing recommendations made…


Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Legislators: health & safety concerns in State correctional centers must be fixed

State Representative Dan Swanson (74th District- Alpha) issued a public plea to Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) Director Rob Jeffreys to address health and safety concerns of employees and the…


Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Rep. Swanson hosts Galesburg HS student, Annika Spring, as Honorary Page in Illinois House

State Representative Dan Swanson hosted Galesburg High School student, Annika Spring, as an Honorary Page in the Illinois House on Tuesday, March 3. Annika is a Senior at Galesburg High…


Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Rep. Dan Swanson & Local Farm Bureaus host Farmland Assessment Forums

State Representative Dan Swanson partnered with the Knox, Bureau and Henry County Farm Bureaus® to host Farmland Assessment Meetings in each of the three counties on Monday, March 2, with…


Saturday, February 29, 2020
Swanson honors Desert Storm/ Desert Shield Veterans at Remembrance Ceremony

Rep. Dan Swanson spoke at the Desert Storm Remembrance Ceremony at the Illinois State Museum on Friday, February 28, 2020. Director Linda Chapa LaVia of the Illinois Department of Veterans…


Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Sign the petition: Urge Gov. Pritzker to not hold school funding hostage to his tax hike

In his annual budget address this year, Governor J.B. Pritzker proposed withholding $150 million of state funds for local K-12 schools unless voters approve his income tax hike in the November elections….


Friday, February 21, 2020
Swanson appointed to Military Economic Development Committee

State Representative Dan Swanson was appointed by House Republican Leader Jim Durkin to the Military Economic Development Committee on Thursday, February 20. The purpose of the Committee is to preserve,…