Rep. Sprague speaks during Session.
Rep. Sprague speaks during Session.
 Rep. Sprague Urges Resolution for the Preservation of Tax-Exempt Status of Municipal Bonds
Rep. Sprague Urges Resolution for the Preservation of Tax-Exempt Status of Municipal Bonds
 Rep. Sprague and Attorney General DeWine announce support for CDC Opioid Prescription Guidelines.
Rep. Sprague and Attorney General DeWine announce support for CDC Opioid Prescription Guidelines.
Rep. Sprague during hearing Nov. 19, 2015.
Rep. Sprague during hearing Nov. 19, 2015.
 Rep. Sprague Speaks Permit Use of Investigational Drugs to Treat Terminal Conditions
Rep. Sprague Speaks Permit Use of Investigational Drugs to Treat Terminal Conditions
 Rep. Sprague, with family and Speaker Rosenberger after his swearing in 1/3/2017.
Rep. Sprague, with family and Speaker Rosenberger after his swearing in 1/3/2017.
Rep. Sprague shakes hands with Speaker Rosenberger after a bill signing.
Rep. Sprague shakes hands with Speaker Rosenberger after a bill signing.
 Rep. Sprague with Speaker Rosenberger at bill signing.
Rep. Sprague with Speaker Rosenberger at bill signing.
 Rep. Sprague shakes hands with Speaker Rosenberger at bill signing.
Rep. Sprague shakes hands with Speaker Rosenberger at bill signing.
Rep. Sprague swearing in as Ohio's 83rd House District Representative.
Rep. Sprague swearing in as Ohio's 83rd House District Representative.
 Rep. Sprague swearing in as Ohio's 83rd House District Representative.
Rep. Sprague swearing in as Ohio's 83rd House District Representative.
 Rep. Sprague swearing in as Ohio's 83rd House District Representative.
Rep. Sprague swearing in as Ohio's 83rd House District Representative.
Rep. Sprague, right, with Speaker Rosenberger after a bill signing.
Rep. Sprague, right, with Speaker Rosenberger after a bill signing.
 Rep. Sprague speaks at Drug Prevention Task Force press conference on 8/11/2016 as Speaker Rosenberger and Attorney General DeWine look on.
Rep. Sprague speaks at Drug Prevention Task Force press conference on 8/11/2016 as Speaker Rosenberger and Attorney General DeWine look on.
 Rep. Sprague speaks at Drug Prevention Task Force press conference on 8/11/2016 as Speaker Rosenberger and Attorney General DeWine look on.
Rep. Sprague speaks at Drug Prevention Task Force press conference on 8/11/2016 as Speaker Rosenberger and Attorney General DeWine look on.
Rep. Sprague shakes hands with Speaker Rosenberger after a bill signing.
Rep. Sprague shakes hands with Speaker Rosenberger after a bill signing.
 Rep. Sprague speaks during Session Dec. 6, 2016.
Rep. Sprague speaks during Session Dec. 6, 2016.
 State Rep. Sprague Announces Support for CDC Opioid Prescription Guidelines
State Rep. Sprague Announces Support for CDC Opioid Prescription Guidelines
Rep. Sprague speaks at a press conference discussing a package of bills that addresses opioid addiction in Ohio.
Rep. Sprague speaks at a press conference discussing a package of bills that addresses opioid addiction in Ohio.
 Rep. Sprague joins Governor Kasich for a bill signing
Rep. Sprague joins Governor Kasich for a bill signing
 Rep. Sprague speaks at a press conference regarding the House Prescription Drug Addiction and Healthcare Reform Study Committee's findings and recommendations to the Legislature.
Rep. Sprague speaks at a press conference regarding the House Prescription Drug Addiction and Healthcare Reform Study Committee's findings and recommendations to the Legislature.
Rep. Sprague with family as he is sworn in as a member of the House
Rep. Sprague with family as he is sworn in as a member of the House
 Reps. Sprague (R) and Smith speak regarding the House's work to combat opiate abuse.
Reps. Sprague (R) and Smith speak regarding the House's work to combat opiate abuse.
 Rep. Sprague presents a House resolution
Rep. Sprague presents a House resolution
Rep. Sprague with winners of his "Legislator for a Day" art contest
Rep. Sprague with winners of his "Legislator for a Day" art contest
 Rep. Sprague meets winners of his "Legislator for a Day" art contest
Rep. Sprague meets winners of his "Legislator for a Day" art contest
 Rep. Sprague with a winner of his "Legislator for a Day" art contest
Rep. Sprague with a winner of his "Legislator for a Day" art contest
Rep. Sprague in the House chamber
Rep. Sprague in the House chamber
 Rep. Sprague with the winner of a local essay contest
Rep. Sprague with the winner of a local essay contest
 
 

Robert Cole Sprague is currently serving his third elected term in the Ohio House of Representatives, following his appointment in February 2011. He serves the 83rd District, which consists of Hancock and Hardin Counties, as well as parts of Logan County. Sprague currently serves on the House Finance Committee and on the Finance Subcommittee on Health and Human Services. Additionally, he serves as the chair of the Herion, Opioids, Prevention, Education and Safety (HOPES) Committee; vice chair of the Financial Institutions, Housing, and Urban Development Committee; and as a board member on the Commission on Min...

 
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09.19.17 - Rep. Sprague Holds First H.O.P.E.S. Task Force Roundtable

 
COLUMBUS -

Last week, the Speaker’s Task Force on H.O.P.E.S. (Heroin, Opioids, Prevention, Education, and Safety) held its first meeting at Bowling Green State University in the Bureau of Criminal Investigation Building.

 
 

09.07.17 - Guest Column From Rep. Sprague: Task Force On Opioid Addiction Gives Public Open Forum For Discussion

 
COLUMBUS -

Earlier this year, the Speaker of the Ohio House announced the creation of five task forces, each given the assignment to dive deeper into specific subject matters. The Task Force on Heroin, Opioids, Prevention, Education and Safety (H.O.P.E.S.) will soon begin traveling around the state to gather information and legislative policy ideas. The drug epidemic has been a primary focus of mine throughout my time in the legislature, and I’m looking forward to continue working to address this serious issue. 

 
 

09.01.17 - Media Advisory: Speaker's Task Force On HOPES To Hold First Public Roundtable

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay) today released details of the first public roundtable of the Speaker’s Task Force on Heroin, Opioids, Prevention, Education, and Safety (H.O.P.E.S.). The task force will travel around the state to hear from other officials and the public to get feedback and new policy ideas on how to address the opioid addiction crisis. The roundtable will last for approximately one hour, followed by a thirty-minute question and feedback session with individuals from the public that are interested in attending.

 
 

07.26.17 - Rep. Sprague Announces Sales Tax Holiday For First Weekend Of August

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay) today announced that a sales tax holiday is set to be held the first weekend of August. The intent of the sales tax holiday, as established by the passage of Senate Bill 9, is to provide parents with some tax relief during back-to-school shopping in preparation for the new school year and to stimulate economic activity for Ohio’s retailers.

 
 
 

Connect With Representative Sprague

 
Representative Robert Cole Sprague
District 83
77 S. High St
13th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-3819
Fax      (614) 719-3976
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Hometown : Findlay
Party : Republican
Current Term : Eligible to run for another term