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Monday, April 4, 2022
Rep. Swanson Organizes Lawmaker Visit to Lincoln’s Challenge Academy in Rantoul

Legislators Learn of the Success of the Program for Troubled Youth Springfield….State Representative Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) organized a legislative tour of Lincoln’s Challenge Academy in Rantoul last week to provide…


Thursday, March 31, 2022
VIDEO: Rep. Swanson Leads Ceremony to Honor Legislators on “Vietnam War Veterans Day”

EXERPT from Rep. Swanson’s remarks: The Vietnam War was the second-longest war in United States history, after the war in Afghanistan. Promises and commitments to the people and government of South Vietnam…


Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Rep. Swanson Awarded Honorary State FFA Degree at 52nd Annual Ag Day at the Capitol

State Representative Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) participated in a panel discussion for FFA Student Leaders from around the State of Illinois as part of the 52nd Annual Agriculture Legislative Day on…


Friday, March 18, 2022
Rep. Swanson Recognizes Rafael A. Estrada for Humanitarian, Community, Philanthropic Contributions: “American Dream” Still Alive

From Nicaragua to Illinois “The American Dream” Still Alive State Representative Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) passed House Resolution 696 to recognize the profound influence of Galesburg resident Rafael A. Estrada who…


Thursday, March 10, 2022
Rep. Swanson Legislation Calls on President to Increase U.S. Oil & Gas Production as ‘Urgent National Priority’

State Representative Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) filed legislation this week to declare U.S. oil and natural gas energy independence an urgent national priority. House Resolution 719 calls upon the federal government…


Friday, March 4, 2022
VIDEO: Rep. Swanson Bill on Prostate Cancer Screenings Passes House Unanimously

State Representative Dan Swanson, Chief Co-Sponsor of HB 5318, is happy to announce that his bi-partisan legislation passed unanimously to promote prostate cancer screenings in Illinois. The video clip below…


Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Rep. Swanson Introduces Bill to Ensure Qualified Leadership at Department of Veterans Affairs

As former Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) Director Linda Chapa LaVia makes headlines in a fresh scandal, State Representative Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) is filing legislation to ensure that qualifications…


Monday, February 28, 2022
Swanson appointed to Illinois House Transportation Committee dealing with Vehicles & Safety

State Representative Dan Swanson was appointed last week to the Illinois House Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee by House Republican Leader Jim Durkin. “I am grateful for Leader Durkin’s trust…


Thursday, February 24, 2022
VIDEO: Veterans benefits expand through Veterans Cash Grant Program

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
VIDEO: Rep. Dan Swanson thanks soldiers preparing for conflict in Ukraine