Wednesday, April 3, 2024
71st District students testify before Illinois House committees

SPRINGFIELD – Lauryn Russell, a homeschool senior from Mercer County, and ROWVA High School junior Lucy Kuelper testified about legislation pending before committees in the Illinois House of Representatives today….

Sunday, March 31, 2024
Happy Easter

Friday, March 29, 2024
Today is Vietnam War Veterans Day

Vietnam War Veterans Day pays tribute to the 2.7 million Americans who served in the Vietnam War. Thank you to all of the veterans of the Vietnam War for your…

Thursday, March 28, 2024
Representative Dan Swanson’s March 28 Capitol News Update

Inside: Calls for ethics reform continue House Republicans presented another ethics reform proposal to a House committee recently. The bill, HB 4119, would ban politicians from using their campaign funds…

Wednesday, March 27, 2024
AFE Awareness Day

Today is Amniotic Fluid Embolism (AFE) Awareness Day. AFE is a sudden and unexpected life-threatening birth complication that can affect both mother and baby. AFE is very rare – about…

Monday, March 25, 2024
What’s happening in the 71st District

It’s a busy time of year around the 71st District. Thank you to Tammy for stepping in and attending several events on my behalf while session continued in Springfield. Tammy…

Friday, March 22, 2024
Representative Dan Swanson’s March 22 Capitol News Update

Inside: Supreme Court asked to review Illinois gun ban law Second Amendment advocates have formally applied to the U.S. Supreme Court to review Illinois’ 2023 gun ban law. This is…

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
National Ag Week

Monday, March 18, 2024
Around the district

It is always great to get out and around the communities of the 71st district. This weekend I attended the Henry County Pork Producers Banquet. Thank you to the Ag/FFA…

Friday, March 15, 2024
Representative Dan Swanson’s March 15 Capitol News Update

Inside: Calling for reform during Ethics Awareness Month March is Ethics Awareness Month, a time to renew our call for fighting corruption in government. This year’s commemoration comes right around…