News

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…


Monday, September 16, 2019
Rep. Spain serves as Principal-for-a-Day at Elmwood Elementary

Rep. Ryan Spain served as Principal-for-a-Day at Elmwood Elementary School on Monday, September 16. Principal Dimitri Almasi was a great host as well as the and the many wonderful teachers…


Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum Field Trip Grants Offered to Eligible Schools

State Representative Ryan Spain is sharing information on grants available to help eligible schools defray costs for Field Trips to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum in Springfield. With…


Thursday, August 22, 2019
Rep. Spain Awarded for Advocacy on Nursing Home Issues

State Representative Ryan Spain was honored on National Senior Citizen Day with LeadingAge Illinois’s Partners in Quality Award recognizing his advocacy to improve the long-term care industry. Spain was presented…


Friday, August 9, 2019
Rep. Spain Hosts Ice Cream & Swimming Party in Chillicothe for Summer Readers

State Representative Ryan Spain hosted a fun ice cream and swimming party at Shore Acres Pool in Chillicothe to celebrate the end of his Summer Reading Club program for 73rd…


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…