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Support Local Families this #GivingTuesday by Donating to Rep. Spain’s Holiday Diaper Drive
November 28th, 2023
Update: Upcoming Events, Migrant Crisis, Firearms
November 21st, 2023
Rep. Spain Hosting Veterans Resources Fair Nov. 30
November 20th, 2023
Rep. Spain Issues Statement on the Conclusion of Veto Session
November 9th, 2023
Rep. Spain Joined by Families Fighting to Save Invest in Kids Scholarship Program
November 7th, 2023
Rep. Spain: Essential for the General Assembly to Preserve Invest in Kids
November 7th, 2023
Rep. Spain Partnering with Local Police for Prescription Drug Drop Offs on Oct. 28
October 25th, 2023
Spain Joins House Minority Leader Tony McCombie for Veto Session Preview
October 24th, 2023
Rep. Spain Calls SAFE-T Act Reckless After Drug Runners Released
September 26th, 2023
Rep. Spain Joins Bureau County Historical Society for Civil War Monument Dedication
September 25th, 2023
Rep. Spain to Host Buda Traveling Office Hours
September 8th, 2023
Rep. Spain Congratulates 2023 Summer Reading Club Participants
September 1st, 2023
Mapes Verdict a Reminder We Must Bolster Illinois Ethics Laws Today
August 24th, 2023
Rep. Spain Responds to Guilty Verdict in Latest Madigan Linked Corruption Trial
August 24th, 2023
Rep. Spain Backed Legislation Supporting Rural Grocery Stores Now Law
August 21st, 2023
Rep. Spain: Distillery Labs Represents Innovative Future for Peoria & State
August 18th, 2023
Rep. Spain Responds to IL Supreme Court Firearm Ban Ruling
August 11th, 2023
Rep. Spain Highlights Infrastructure Projects in Quad Cities Region
August 11th, 2023
Rep. Spain Happy to See Peoria Region Receive Needed Infrastructure Investment
August 9th, 2023
Rep. Spain Renews Call for Ethics Reform as Mapes Trial Begins
August 7th, 2023
Rep. Spain Calls Court Injunction Win for Free Speech and Religious Freedom
August 4th, 2023
Spain: “Fraudulent Claims processed remotely and expeditiously” by Pritzker Administration
July 27th, 2023
Korean War Veterans Armistice Day
July 27th, 2023
Legislators address diaper shortages for families in need
July 26th, 2023
Update: Safe-T Ruling, Undocumented Healthcare Costs, Jobs
July 26th, 2023
Update: Nuclear energy, wildfire smoke, family farms
July 1st, 2023
Fireworks Laws in Illinois and Safety Tips
June 30th, 2023
Ameren offers Customer Assistance Event in Peoria
June 28th, 2023
Estate Tax continues to put future of family farms at risk
June 21st, 2023
Happy Fathers Day!
June 18th, 2023
With a wink and a nod, governor gets unfettered powers
June 15th, 2023
Happy Flag Day!
June 14th, 2023
Update: Budget, Judicial Access, Ethics
June 10th, 2023
Rep. Ryan Spain launches 2023 Legislative Survey
June 9th, 2023
Illinois offers Free Fishing Days June 16-19, coinciding with Fathers Day Weekend
June 8th, 2023
Spain votes against limiting which counties Constitutional Lawsuits can be filed
June 7th, 2023
Rep. Ryan Spain recognizes Memorial Day 2023
May 29th, 2023
VIDEO: Illinois Democrats left town without addressing corruption
May 28th, 2023
Illinois Early Childhood Block Grants Available
May 24th, 2023
Video: Rep. Ryan Spain stands up for community workshops and their clients
May 22nd, 2023
Join Reps Spain and Fritts for Traveling Office Hours
May 22nd, 2023
Photos: This week in Springfield
May 13th, 2023
Rep. Ryan Spain launches Summer Reading Program
May 13th, 2023
Spain welcomes Germantown Hills Middle School Volleyball State Champs on House Floor
May 10th, 2023
Update: Corruption, Budget-buster, Gun Ban
May 6th, 2023
Video: Illinois House Republicans react to ComEd Four trial guilty verdict
May 2nd, 2023
Spain: “Illinois Democrats have failed to create the reforms needed to make good for their past bad behavior.”
May 2nd, 2023
Update: Gun Ban, Ethics, Flooding
April 29th, 2023
Rep. Spain welcomes Whiteside County FFA Students to the Capitol
April 28th, 2023
Rep. Spain meets with Illinois Realtors
April 28th, 2023
National Child Abuse Prevention Month: Recognize the signs and act
April 28th, 2023
Update: Budget Bombshell, Emerging Women Leaders
April 24th, 2023
Rep. Ryan Spain leads call for a moratorium, audit of Illinois’ billion-dollar health benefits program for undocumented immigrants
April 21st, 2023
Update: Downstate, Education, Driving
April 15th, 2023
Enjoy Illinois for Spring Break
April 7th, 2023
Illinois Back to Business Grants Available Now!
April 5th, 2023
Update: Agriculture, Budget, Jobs & Taxes
April 3rd, 2023
Rep. Ryan Spain announces March Traveling Office Hours
March 14th, 2023
VIDEO: Rep. Ryan Spain talks continued need for ethics reforms
March 10th, 2023
Rep. Ryan Spain Recognizes Achievement in Scouting
March 2nd, 2023
March is Women’s History Month
March 1st, 2023
Update: Credit Rating, Anti-Terrorism Agency
February 27th, 2023
Update: Budget Address, Firearms Ban, Senior Tax Deferral
February 20th, 2023
VIDEO: Rep. Ryan Spain reacts to Governor Pritzker’s State of the State/ Budget Address
February 15th, 2023
Rep. Ryan Spain announces Committee Assignments, JCAR Appointment
February 13th, 2023
IDNR seeking instructors for Summer Urban Fishing Program
February 10th, 2023
State Rep. Ryan Spain announces office locations, new legislative hires
February 10th, 2023
State Rep. Ryan Spain announces Winter Photo Contest
February 8th, 2023
Legislative Update- February 4, 2023
February 4th, 2023
Study warns parents to keep edibles away from children
January 27th, 2023
Legislative Update- January 21, 2023
January 21st, 2023
FAQs from Illinois State Police about sales & manufacturing ban for some firearms
January 20th, 2023
Legislative Update- January 14, 2023
January 14th, 2023
Rep. Ryan Spain takes oath of office for 103rd General Assembly
January 11th, 2023
VIDEO: Rep. Ryan Spain speaks in support of Voter ID in face of IL Democrats weakening election integrity
January 6th, 2023
Happy New Year!
January 1st, 2023
Legislative Update- December 17, 2022
December 17th, 2022
Legislative Update- December 12, 2022
December 12th, 2022
SAFE-T Act lawsuit before circuit court on Dec. 20
December 9th, 2022
Rep. Spain Hosting Holiday Diaper Drive
December 5th, 2022
Week in Review: December 3, 2022
December 3rd, 2022
Republican Rep. Ryan Spain files to repeal bill which led to crime wave on one-year anniversary of passage
January 13th, 2022
Rep. Ryan Spain’s Holiday Diaper Drive helps address diaper insecurity in Central Illinois
December 20th, 2021
Secretary of State Extends Driver’s License and ID Card Expiration Dates until March 31, 2022
December 17th, 2021
Application Period Opens for 2022 Cover Crop Program
December 14th, 2021
Rep. Ryan Spain Hosting Holiday Diaper Drive
November 10th, 2021
Spain discusses legislative efforts opposing Pritzker’s Executive overreaches
October 15th, 2021
Spain: Democrats’ Map Drawn by Politicians to Protect Incumbent Democrats
October 15th, 2021
The numbers prove it: Politicians’ Map “Unconstitutional and Unlawful”
August 16th, 2021
Rep. Spain & Sheriff Asbell Rx Drop-Off Event Disposes of 1,000 pounds of Unused Medications
August 9th, 2021
Rep. Ryan Spain reacts to Pritzker Mask Mandate Announcement
August 5th, 2021
Rep. Spain & Peoria County Sheriff Brian Asbell to host Prescription Drug Drop-Off Event
June 30th, 2021
Expiration Dates extended until January 1, 2022 for Driver’s Licenses and ID Cards
June 29th, 2021
Identity Theft-Related Unemployment Fraud, Phishing Schemes on the Rise as Federal Unemployment Programs Approach September Expiration
June 22nd, 2021
Rep. Spain Calls out Madigan Playbook on Drawing “Politicians Map”
May 24th, 2021
Rep. Spain talks Redistricting on ‘Have All Voted Who Wish’ Podcast
May 19th, 2021
Video: “This is the secret room where Democrat politicians are picking their voters”
May 6th, 2021
What’s at stake with redistricting?
April 21st, 2021
Republicans ask Illinoisans to Reimagine Illinois with new policy platform
March 17th, 2021
Bipartisan Coalition of Legislators and Educators Asking Governor Pritzker to Increase Capacity at Extracurricular Events to 25%
March 4th, 2021
Spain: Advocates for crime victims strongly believe this will result in bad outcomes
February 22nd, 2021
IDNR License, Permit, Campground Reservation, and Registration Systems to be Offline Feb. 23-28
February 22nd, 2021
Spain: Governor’s proposed budget stacks more burden on Illinois’ job creators
February 17th, 2021
Spain Named Assistant Republican Leader in Illinois House
January 27th, 2021
IDNR to Reopen State Historic Sites
January 25th, 2021
Rep. Spain & House Republicans Call on Pritzker to Stand by Fair Maps Pledge
January 5th, 2021
Rep. Ryan Spain’s Holiday Diaper Drive helps address diaper insecurity in Central Illinois
December 17th, 2020
Spain Blasts Democrats for Squashing Madigan Investigation
December 15th, 2020
Rep. Spain hosts Financial Literacy Workshop Via Zoom on Wednesday, December 16
December 10th, 2020
Rep. Spain Urges Reconvening of Special Investigating Committee on Michael J. Madigan
November 19th, 2020
Rep. Spain Hosting Holiday Diaper Drive
November 7th, 2020
Rep. Spain files Petition to form Special Investigating Committee on Michael J. Madigan
September 2nd, 2020
Spain: “Madigan is the common denominator for decades of Illinois corruption”
July 17th, 2020
Spain Appointed to Budget Oversight Commission
June 26th, 2020
Upon Governor’s New Executive Order for Restore Illinois, Rep. Spain Criticizes Lack of Legislative Approval
May 29th, 2020
Rep. Spain aims to level playing field between “Wall Street” and “Main Street”
May 12th, 2020
House Republicans Propose Strategies to Safely Re-Open Illinois’ Economy
April 22nd, 2020
Spain bill passes committee to attract young professionals back to Illinois
March 9th, 2020
Spain urges budget agreement through unification, not ultimatum
February 19th, 2020
Legislators, advocates from Chicago, suburbs, and downstate stand up to support Fair Maps Amendment
February 13th, 2020
Spain: “Brimming with good intentions, but State of State Address short on ideas for economic growth”
January 29th, 2020
Rep. Ryan Spain’s Holiday Diaper Drive helps address diaper insecurity in Central Illinois
December 19th, 2019
Spain Op-Ed: May we resolve to create a more ethical Illinois in New Year
December 17th, 2019
Spain Calls for Sweeping Ethics Reform Package
November 12th, 2019
Rep. Spain Hosting Holiday Diaper Drive
October 31st, 2019
Spain Announces More than Half a Billion in Road & Bridge Projects Coming to 73rd District
October 22nd, 2019
Rep. David Leitch (ret.) offers encouragement to Rep. Ryan Spain as new Republican Conference Chairman
September 23rd, 2019
Spain Named House Republican Conference Chairman
September 23rd, 2019
Household Hazardous Waste Collection event set for Expo Gardens in Peoria on Oct. 12
September 18th, 2019
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum Field Trip Grants Offered to Eligible Schools
August 27th, 2019
Rep. Spain Awarded for Advocacy on Nursing Home Issues
August 22nd, 2019
Rep. Spain Hosts Ice Cream & Swimming Party in Chillicothe for Summer Readers
August 9th, 2019
Rep. Spain reminds Summer Readers of Club Deadline
June 28th, 2019
Spain Pans Progressive Income Tax as “Opening Door to Limitless Spending”; Votes NO
May 27th, 2019
Spain launches Summer Reading Program
May 23rd, 2019
Rep. Ryan Spain Reminds Motorists to Move Over; Penalty Enhancements Proposed for Violators
March 29th, 2019
Spain: New Spending “not in line with fiscal reality”
February 20th, 2019
Rep. Ryan Spain says minimum wage increase, “will lead to fewer jobs and higher taxes for our residents”
February 14th, 2019
Spain to Provide Free Museum Pass to Constituents
January 14th, 2019
Rep. Ryan Spain Sworn In for 101st General Assembly
January 9th, 2019
Chillicothe pantries benefits from Rep. Ryan Spain’s Holiday Diaper Drive
December 18th, 2018
Marshall County Pantries benefit from Rep. Ryan Spain’s Holiday Diaper Drive
December 18th, 2018
Rep. Ryan Spain’s Holiday Diaper Drive helps address diaper insecurity in Peoria-area
December 14th, 2018
Rep. Spain Hosting Holiday Diaper Drive
November 9th, 2018
Representative Spain Recognizes Investment in Downtown Peoria Warehouse District
October 23rd, 2018
Representative Spain Receives “Friend of Agriculture” Award from Illinois Farm Bureau
October 17th, 2018
Rep. Ryan Spain pleased Brimfield Public Library will receive Project Next Generation Grant Funding
September 4th, 2018
Rep. Spain lauds bipartisan, balanced State Budget
May 31st, 2018
Rep. Spain encourages early renewal of FOID cards
May 8th, 2018
Rep. Ryan Spain Calls for Adherence to Constitutional Requirement for Revenue Estimate
April 26th, 2018
Spain backed Hospital Assessment Program Ensures Access to Quality Medical Care for Most Vulnerable
March 14th, 2018
Video: Rep. Ryan Spain Passes Resolution Naming Route 29 in memory of SCPO William “Ryan” Owens
March 6th, 2018
Spain files Comprehensive Redistricting Reform Amendment
February 27th, 2018
Spain: Must Address Structural Reforms and Adhere to Constitution to Turn Illinois Around
February 14th, 2018
Spain: “Laser-like focus on economic development needed in Illinois”
January 31st, 2018
Rep. Ryan Spain Announces School Library Grants
January 17th, 2018
Peoria-area Food & Diaper Pantries from Rep. Ryan Spain’s Holiday Diaper Drive
December 20th, 2017
Pregnancy Resource Center in Toulon benefits from Rep. Ryan Spain’s Holiday Diaper Drive
December 20th, 2017
Chillicothe Assembly of God Food Pantry benefits from Rep. Ryan Spain’s Holiday Diaper Drive
December 18th, 2017
Koinonia Food Pantry in Lacon benefits from Rep. Ryan Spain’s Holiday Diaper Drive
December 18th, 2017
Spring Bay Pantry benefits from Rep. Ryan Spain’s Holiday Diaper Drive
December 18th, 2017
Rep. Ryan Spain receives top rating by manufacturing trade association
November 21st, 2017
Rep. Spain Hosting Holiday Diaper Drive
November 10th, 2017
Rep. Spain Announces $19,460 Grant for Brimfield Public Library District
October 31st, 2017
Walmart Foundation Awards More Than $300,000 to Central Illinois Organizations Fighting Hunger
October 2nd, 2017
State Representative Ryan Spain to host ‘Open Office’ Hours in Chillicothe in October
September 28th, 2017
Spain Bill to Allow Volunteers at State Parks Signed by Governor
August 18th, 2017
Spain Stands Against Income Tax Increase
July 6th, 2017
Rep. Spain: Same Old Song with Tax Increases with No Reforms
July 2nd, 2017
Rep. Spain hosts photos by local artist Travis Guthman at Peoria Legislative Office
June 21st, 2017
Spain Bill to Allow Volunteers at State Parks Heads to Governor
May 26th, 2017
Spain passes first bill in House, which allows volunteer work at State Parks
April 6th, 2017
Spain: Time for Action on Pension Reform is Now
March 28th, 2017
Sparland to receive grant dollars for sewer improvements
March 21st, 2017
Neponset to receive grant dollars for water tower improvements
March 21st, 2017
Spain: Spurring Economic Growth Critical to Budget Fix
February 15th, 2017
Rep. Spain’s Committee Work to Focus on Human Services & Economic Development
February 3rd, 2017
Spain Statement on Caterpillar HQ Move from Peoria
January 31st, 2017
Rep. Ryan Spain: Governor focused on the serious challenges facing Illinois
January 25th, 2017
Rep. Ryan Spain votes NO on Illinois House Rules, says they “stifle democratic debate”
January 24th, 2017
Ryan Spain Sworn In for 100th General Assembly
January 11th, 2017