State Rep. Sprague and State Sen. LaRose hold a press conference to discuss Senate Bill 223, which would prevent the installation of unsafe used tires on motor vehicles.
State Rep. Sprague and State Sen. LaRose hold a press conference to discuss Senate Bill 223, which would prevent the installation of unsafe used tires on motor vehicles.
 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
 State Rep. Sprague and State Sen. LaRose hold a press conference to discuss Senate Bill 223, which would prevent the installation of unsafe used tires on motor vehicles.
State Rep. Sprague and State Sen. LaRose hold a press conference to discuss Senate Bill 223, which would prevent the installation of unsafe used tires on motor vehicles.
Rep. Sprague speaks during Session.
Rep. Sprague speaks during Session.
 Rep. Sprague speaks during Session Dec. 6, 2016.
Rep. Sprague speaks during Session Dec. 6, 2016.
 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.
 State Rep. Sprague and State Sen. LaRose hold a press conference to discuss Senate Bill 223, which would prevent the installation of unsafe used tires on motor vehicles.
State Rep. Sprague and State Sen. LaRose hold a press conference to discuss Senate Bill 223, which would prevent the installation of unsafe used tires on motor vehicles.
 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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Representative Sprague Serves In the Following Committees :

FinanceFinance Subcommittee on Health and Human ServicesRules and Reference
 
 
 
 

04.23.18 - Rep. Sprague Participates In Ohio Northern Panel On Opioid Epidemic

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay) recently took part in a panel discussion at Ohio Northern University regarding the state’s opioid crisis, which is impacting communities across Ohio.

 
 

03.12.18 - Media Advisory: Rep. Sprague To Present Signed Law Declaring May As NF Month To Families Impacted By The Disease

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Robert Cole Sprague (R-Findlay) will present a section of the Ohio Revised Code declaring May as “Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month” to families affected by the disease, including Harding County constituent Larry Gossard who approached Sprague with the idea for the legislation.

 
 

02.21.18 - Rep. Sprague's Bill Recognizing Genetic Disorder Clears Ohio Senate

 

COLUMBUS—House Bill 45, sponsored by State Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay), received approval from the Ohio Senate and is headed to the governor’s desk. The legislation would designate May as “Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month,” providing recognition and awareness for the genetic disease impacting an individual’s nervous system.

 
 

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.

 
 
 

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
Email Representative Sprague
 
Hometown : Findlay
Party : Republican
Current Term : Not eligible to run for another term