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Friday, March 29, 2019
Swanson Passes Legislation to Require Health Insurance Coverage for Tick-Borne Diseases

State Representative Dan Swanson passed House Bill 889 on March 28, mandating insurance coverage for long-term antibiotic therapy for a person with a tick-borne disease. Swanson passed legislation last year…


Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Swanson Passes Legislation to create “Cold War” Veteran License Plate Designation

State Representative Dan Swanson passed House Bill 2088 on March 20 to allow for license plates honoring veterans of the Cold War. “Many of our Cold War veterans do not…


Friday, March 22, 2019
Rep. Swanson honors Logan Brinson, of Alpha, on Illinois House Floor

State Representative Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) honored Logan Brinson, the pre-k “Rock Star” of “Logan’s Little Library” fame, in the Illinois House on Thursday, March 21, 2019. Logan joined Rep. Swanson…


Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Rep. Dan Swanson wary of Pritzker’s Progressive Tax Scheme

State Representative Dan Swanson issued the following statement following Governor Pritzker’s Budget Address on Wednesday. “I appreciate that the Governor described his perspective as “bold optimism”,” said Rep. Swanson.  “However,…


Thursday, February 14, 2019
Swanson Votes No on Minimum Wage Increase

State Representative Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) issued the following statement following today’s vote to increase the minimum wage in Illinois to $15/hour by 2025: “I’m thinking of the small-business groups who…


Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Swanson Notified of Committee Assignments for 101st General Assembly

State Representative Dan Swanson announced he has been appointed to key Illinois House committees dealing with issues of public safety, education, Veterans Affairs, mental health and Agriculture. “I am honored…


Thursday, January 31, 2019
Swanson receives Legislator of the Year Award from NIAFPD

State Representative Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) was honored by the Northern Illinois Alliance of Fire Protection Districts (NIAFPD) with their Legislator of the Year Award at their annual ceremony on Saturday,…


Thursday, January 31, 2019
Swanson votes NO on House Rules

State Representative Dan Swanson voted NO on House Rules proposed by Speaker Madigan on Tuesday. “We are supposed to be a representative democracy, where all Illinois residents from every district…


Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Rep. Dan Swanson Pushes for Private Sector Examination of State Agencies to Identify Cost Savings in Government

State Representatives Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) joined State Representatives Steve Reick (R-Woodstock), Jeff Keicher (R-Sycamore), Amy Grant (R-Wheaton) and Daniel Ugaste (R-Geneva) in urging lawmakers to authorize a private sector “deep…


Wednesday, January 23, 2019
WRMJ Radio: Lauryn Russell Law Bringing More Awareness To Lyme Disease

From WRMJ Radio January 23, 2019 Local State Rep. Dan Swanson happy to see more awareness with Lyme disease. It comes in the aftermath of successful passage of the “Lauryn…