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Friday, January 12, 2024
Representative Dan Swanson’s January 12 Capitol News Update

Inside: Over 300 new laws took effect January 1 I was proud to have six different bills I sponsored get signed into law in 2023, and some of them were…


Tuesday, January 9, 2024
Appreciation for our law enforcement officers

Monday, January 8, 2024
Orientations coming up for Black Hawk College Highway Construction program

Recent HCCTP graduates have become apprentices as laborers, cement masons, ironworkers, plumbers, plasterers, and electricians. A new HCCTP session begins Monday, February 26, 2024, with instruction and hands-on training 36…


Wednesday, January 3, 2024
Update on the Real ID

Current Illinois driver’s licenses or ID cards will continue to be accepted at airports, military bases and secure federal facilities until May 7, 2025. Although your Illinois drivers license or…


Monday, January 1, 2024
More than 300 new laws take effect January 1

This year the General Assembly passed 327 new laws which will take effect on January 1, 2024. Some are small technical corrections to existing laws, some are major changes and…


Monday, January 1, 2024
Happy New Year!

Friday, December 22, 2023
Merry Christmas!

Thursday, December 21, 2023
Christmas Movies Filmed or Set in Illinois

The windy city of Chicago is famous for its sports teams, world-class museums, and vast array of shopping choices. The city remains a popular tourist destination. However, Chicago is also…


Wednesday, December 20, 2023
Remember those protecting our freedoms during this holiday season

Friday, December 15, 2023
Representative Dan Swanson’s December 15 Capitol News Update

Inside: Latest pension report filed Illinois has one of the worst-funded state pension systems in the country. The five state pension funds face an unfunded liability of $141.4 billion according…