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Sunday, July 2, 2017
Rep. Spain: Same Old Song with Tax Increases with No Reforms

State Representative Ryan Spain reacted to the Democrat Spending Plan’s passage on Sunday, July 2:   “I was sworn-in to the legislature in January with optimism that both sides of…


Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Rep. Spain hosts photos by local artist Travis Guthman at Peoria Legislative Office

State Representative Ryan Spain is hosting a display of photographs taken within the 73rd Legislative District by local photographer Travis Guthman.   Travis Guthman, a rural Sparland resident, is a…


Monday, June 19, 2017
Spain Supports Call for Special Session

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Op-Ed: Spain “prepared to make tough choices and compromise” to End Budget Impasse

The General Assembly once again adjourned session without passage of a bipartisan balanced budget.  Illinois continues to lead the nation in job loss, population loss, and economic stagnation.  Our state’s backlog…


Monday, May 29, 2017
Memorial Day 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017
Spain Bill to Allow Volunteers at State Parks Heads to Governor

Following House passage in April, the Illinois Senate on Thursday passed legislation proposed by State Rep. Ryan Spain to allow volunteer work to be performed at Illinois State Parks.  …


Monday, May 22, 2017
Spain launches Summer Reading Program

State Representative Ryan Spain announced the official launch of his First Annual Summer Reading Club Program for grade school students who live within the 73rd Legislative District.  The program is…


Thursday, April 6, 2017
Spain passes first bill in House, which allows volunteer work at State Parks

State Rep. Ryan Spain passed his first bill on Wednesday, a bipartisan measure to allow volunteer work to be performed at Illinois State Parks.   “This is common-sense legislation that…


Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Spain: Time for Action on Pension Reform is Now

State Rep. Ryan Spain issued the following statement on Tuesday from Springfield.   “The Spring legislative session is now almost half over with no movement toward a budget resolution, little…


Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Sparland to receive grant dollars for sewer improvements

State Rep. Ryan Spain shared on Monday that the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity contacted him to announce the Village of Sparland will receive $61,521 to replace the…