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Tuesday, July 2, 2019
New Laws that took effect July 1st

Four New Laws Taking Effect on July 1 July 1 marks the first day of the state’s new fiscal year, and in addition to the budget that will govern spending…


Friday, June 28, 2019
Rep. Spain reminds Summer Readers of Club Deadline

State Representative Ryan Spain is reminding Summer Readers that the deadline for participation in his Third Annual Summer Reading Club Program for grade school students who live within the 73rd…


Monday, May 27, 2019
Spain Pans Progressive Income Tax as “Opening Door to Limitless Spending”; Votes NO

State Representative Ryan Spain panned the Progressive Income Tax passed by Illinois Democrats on Memorial Day as “opening the door to limitless spending” before voting NO on the proposal to…


Thursday, May 23, 2019
Spain launches Summer Reading Program

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


Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Washington Gifted School (Peoria District 150) 8th Grade Students Visit Springfield

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Census 2020- “Make Sure Illinois Counts” Offers Poster Contest for Students

The Illinois State Library is offering a Poster Contest emphasizing the importance of a high census participation rate for Illinois. Students and educators can learn more here.


Friday, March 29, 2019
Rep. Ryan Spain Reminds Motorists to Move Over; Penalty Enhancements Proposed for Violators

With the tragic death of yet another State Trooper on March 28 nearby Freeport, State Representative Ryan Spain is reminding motorists to slow down and move over for any stopped…


Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Spain: New Spending “not in line with fiscal reality”

State Representative Ryan Spain issued the following statement following the Governor’s State of the State/ Budget Address on Wednesday, February 20: “Illinois desperately needs economic growth.  We must also stop…


Thursday, February 14, 2019
Rep. Ryan Spain says minimum wage increase, “will lead to fewer jobs and higher taxes for our residents”

State Representative Ryan Spain issued the following statement following today’s vote to increase the minimum wage in Illinois to $15/hour by 2025: “Illinois already leads the nation in population loss…


Monday, January 14, 2019
Spain to Provide Free Museum Pass to Constituents

State Representative Ryan Spain announced today that his office will make a free ‘Constituent Education Resource Card’ available to residents wishing to visit select museums and zoos in the Chicagoland…