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Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Rep. Swanson Aims to Boost Rural EMT Recruitment

Aiming to boost rural Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) recruitment, State Representative Dan Swanson passed House Bill 2864 in the Illinois House recently to allow for exceptions to the credentialing process…


Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Reimagine Illinois platform launched by House Republicans

The Illinois House Republican caucus today launched a new comprehensive platform called Reimagine Illinois. The plan outlines House Republicans’ priorities for the 102nd General Assembly and asks Illinoisans to ‘Reimagine’ their State…


Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Swanson Re-Appointed to Veterans Advisory Council

State Representative Dan Swanson announced he has received word that he has been reappointed to the Veterans Advisory Council by House Republican Leader Jim Durkin to begin serving his third…


Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Swanson reacts to Governor Pritzker’s State Budget Address

State Representative Dan Swanson issued the following statement following Governor Pritzker’s Budget Address today: “The Governor’s proposed budget continues to place the burden of our financial mess on job creators…


Monday, February 8, 2021
Swanson persuades Illinois Department of Agriculture to Host In-Person Pesticide Applicator Testing in 74th District

“Working with Director Jerry Costello, I was able to secure an in-person testing site for pesticide applicators/operators in the 74th District,” announced Rep. Dan Swanson on Monday. “This testing is…


Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Swanson named Minority Spokesperson of House Veterans’ Affairs & Public Safety Appropriations Committees

State Representative Dan Swanson announced he has been appointed by House Republican Leader Jim Durkin to be Minority Spokesperson of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee as well as the Public…


Friday, January 15, 2021
Swanson provides update on Lame-Duck Session, Looks ahead to Spring Session

State Representative Dan Swanson called a number of measures pushed through at the end of lame-duck session, “disappointing” while looking ahead to the Spring Session, which will begin in earnest…


Monday, November 30, 2020
Illinois House Republicans Demand House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hold Hearings on LaSalle Veterans’ Home COVID-19 Outbreak

Illinois House Republican members State Representative Randy Frese (R-Paloma), State Representative David Welter (R-Morris), and State Representative Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) hosted a zoom press conference on Monday to address the…


Friday, November 13, 2020
GOP Lawmakers Demand Public Hearing Concerning COVID-19 Outbreak at LaSalle Veterans’ Home

Republican members of the Illinois House Veterans’ Affairs Committee sent a letter demanding the chair of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee convene a public hearing as soon as possible following…


Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Swanson to host Blood Drive in Woodhull

State Representative Dan Swanson is hosting a Community Blood Drive on Tuesday, November 10 at his Legislative Office in Woodhull (275 N. Division Street) from 3:00pm-6:00pm. “There is plenty of…