Friday, December 30th, 2016
“Should Have” Bills That Were Never Allowed Consideration

While many bills were approved and signed into law in 2016, several very worthwhile initiatives failed to receive fair consideration in the House or Senate. House Speaker Mike Madigan controls…

Thursday, December 29th, 2016
New Laws Taking Effect January 1, 2017

In Illinois, 191 new laws take effect on January 1, 2017. Here is a preview of 25 new laws that will have a significant impact statewide. Agriculture Education Teacher Grant…

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
Comptroller Urged To Continue ‘No Budget, No Pay’

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) has joined with colleagues from the Illinois House of Representatives urging Comptroller Mendoza to continue supporting the principle of “No Budget, No Pay”.  The Legislators…

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
Safe Winter Driving Tips

As snow and ice season approaches, Representative Avery Bourne is teaming up with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Illinois State Police (ISP) to remind motorists in the…