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Monday, January 25, 2021
IDNR to Reopen State Historic Sites

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced all state historic sites and visitor’s centers will reopen effective Jan. 26. “Following the recent announcement from the Illinois Department of Public…


Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Rep. Ryan Spain Statement on Passage of Police Reform Bill

Rep. Ryan Spain issued the following statement upon voting NO on House Bill 3653 in the final moments of the 101st General Assembly, just before Noon on Wednesday: “I am…


Sunday, January 10, 2021
Back the Badge Petition to Support Law Enforcement

The General Assembly is considering a sweeping police and criminal justice reform bill that will severely hamper the ability of police to do their jobs and make our communities less…


Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Rep. Spain & House Republicans Call on Pritzker to Stand by Fair Maps Pledge

State Representatives Tim Butler, Ryan Spain and Jackie Haas held a press conference this afternoon to propose legislation creating an Independent Redistricting Commission and called for action during the upcoming…


Tuesday, December 29, 2020
New Laws for 2021

Three new state laws go into effect January 1, 2021. Usually there are 200-300 new laws approved each year. Only three for 2021 due to the legislative session being shortened…


Thursday, December 17, 2020
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 15, 2020
Spain Blasts Democrats for Squashing Madigan Investigation

House Republican Conference Chairman Ryan Spain, one of three petitioners to file a Special Investigating Committee Petition to investigate Michael J. Madigan in a process that has been utilized in…


Thursday, December 10, 2020
Rep. Spain hosts Financial Literacy Workshop Via Zoom on Wednesday, December 16

My office is hosting a free Financial Foundation workshop with State Farm Agent Tom Conklin. During this workshop, Tom will help you identify your goals, build a budget and create…


Monday, December 7, 2020
Drivers can still take advantage of TOLLING 2020 reforms, pay reduced fees to settle unpaid toll violations

The Illinois Tollway is reminding drivers that they have through December 30, 2020 to take advantage of TOLLING 2020 by paying a reduced, $3 fee per toll for passenger vehicles,…


Thursday, November 19, 2020
Rep. Spain Urges Reconvening of Special Investigating Committee on Michael J. Madigan

House Republican Conference Chairman Ryan Spain (R-Peoria), one of three petitioners to file a Special Investigating Committee Petition to investigate Michael J. Madigan in a process that has been utilized…