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Thursday, February 13, 2020
Legislators, advocates from Chicago, suburbs, and downstate stand up to support Fair Maps Amendment

Network of coordinated news conferences demonstrates bipartisan support throughout Illinois Illinois legislators and good government activists from communities all across Illinois held a statewide network of news conferences today to…


Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Spain: “Brimming with good intentions, but State of State Address short on ideas for economic growth”

State Representative Ryan Spain issued the following statement following the Governor’s State of the State Address on Wednesday, January 29: “The Governor’s speech was brimming with good intentions, but the…


Thursday, December 19, 2019
Rep. Ryan Spain’s Holiday Diaper Drive helps address diaper insecurity in Central Illinois

“The cost of diapers for many families in Central Illinois is a real household budgeting problem and source of great stress,” said Rep. Ryan Spain as he traveled his district…


Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Spain Op-Ed: May we resolve to create a more ethical Illinois in New Year

After enjoying the holidays with family and friends, our attention turns to the new year with hopeful expectations.  For Illinois, a state facing enormous challenges in the coming decade, a…


Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Spain Calls for Sweeping Ethics Reform Package

State Representative Ryan Spain, along with members of the House Republican caucus announced a sweeping ethics reform package this morning to address unacceptable practices brought forth through ongoing federal investigations….


Thursday, October 31, 2019
Rep. Spain Hosting Holiday Diaper Drive

“Many people don’t realize that programs like WIC and SNAP do not pay for diapers, rash creams or other infant supplies.  Diapers are an essential and often overlooked need for…


Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Spain Announces More than Half a Billion in Road & Bridge Projects Coming to 73rd District

State Representative Ryan Spain, chief negotiator for the House Republican caucus on the State’s Rebuild Illinois Infrastructure Investment Plan, announced on Tuesday that more than $516 million in transportation infrastructure…


Monday, September 23, 2019
Rep. David Leitch (ret.) offers encouragement to Rep. Ryan Spain as new Republican Conference Chairman

In follow-up to the announcement sent this morning about Rep. Spain’s appointment as Republican Conference Chairman, Retired State Representative David Leitch (Rep. Spain’s predecessor in the Illinois House) provided a…


Monday, September 23, 2019
Spain Named House Republican Conference Chairman

State Representative Ryan Spain was appointed by House Republican Minority Leader Jim Durkin to the post of House Republican Conference Chairman, joining Durkin’s leadership team. “I welcome Ryan to the…


Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Household Hazardous Waste Collection event set for Expo Gardens in Peoria on Oct. 12

State Representative Ryan Spain is sharing information from Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Director John J. Kim in announcing the Illinois EPA has scheduled household hazardous waste collections for the fall…