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Friday, December 14th, 2018
Rep. Ryan Spain’s Holiday Diaper Drive helps address diaper insecurity in Peoria-area

“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 (R-Peoria) standing in front of…

Friday, November 9th, 2018
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 23rd, 2018
Representative Spain Recognizes Investment in Downtown Peoria Warehouse District

More investment is coming into the Warehouse District due to continued collaboration among community leaders.  Representative Spain recognized the large investment of Cullinan Properties and Diane and Doug Oberhelman into…

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
Representative Spain Receives “Friend of Agriculture” Award from Illinois Farm Bureau

Recognizing the meaningful impact agriculture has on our State, National, and Global competitiveness, the Illinois Farm Bureau recognizes legislators with a strong voting record in favor of the industry.  This…

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
Rep. Ryan Spain pleased Brimfield Public Library will receive Project Next Generation Grant Funding

State Representative Ryan Spain announced that Secretary of State and State Librarian, Jesse White, will be awarding a 2019 Project Next Generation (PNG) grant to Brimfield Public Library as well…

Thursday, May 31st, 2018
Rep. Spain lauds bipartisan, balanced State Budget

State Representative Ryan Spain joined colleagues on both sides of the aisle, in both chambers, in voting YES on an FY 19 State Budget that is balanced and relies on “no…

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018
Rep. Spain encourages early renewal of FOID cards

State Representative Ryan Spain joined Illinois State Police Director Leo Schmitz in urging Illinois firearm owners to file paperwork early to renew their Firearm Owner Identification (FOID) Cards as the…

Thursday, April 26th, 2018
Rep. Ryan Spain Calls for Adherence to Constitutional Requirement for Revenue Estimate

State Representative Ryan Spain co-sponsored House Joint Resolution 124 to adopt a revenue estimate to begin the budgeting process for fiscal year 2019. “When I was sworn in as State…

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
Spain backed Hospital Assessment Program Ensures Access to Quality Medical Care for Most Vulnerable

Governor Bruce Rauner signed bipartisan legislation today that protects safety net and rural hospitals while ensuring continued federal support for quality healthcare to more than three million Illinoisans. Senate Bill…

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
Video: Rep. Ryan Spain Passes Resolution Naming Route 29 in memory of SCPO William “Ryan” Owens

State Representative Ryan Spain passed Senate Joint Resolution 35 in the Illinois House on Tuesday, March 6th honoring the life of Senior Chief Petty Officer William “Ryan” Owens by designating…