Thursday, December 28th, 2017
New Year, New Laws

With the arrival of the New Year comes a series of new laws enacted by the State of Illinois. This year, over 200 new laws will take effect on January…

Friday, December 15th, 2017
Addiction Helpline A Tremendous Resource For Combating Opioid Epidemic

Individuals impacted by addiction to opioids and other substances now have a helpline for immediate assistance thanks to the launch of a statewide call center,” said State Representative Avery Bourne…

Sunday, November 26th, 2017
Education Funding Reform for the 95th District

New education funding that comprehensively changes the way that school districts receive the bulk of state funds was just enacted in Illinois. The new evidence-based funding sends more resources to Illinois’ most…

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
Local Economy Supported When You Shop Small Business Saturday

There are a lot of benefits to shopping local, but the biggest benefit is that for every $100 you spend at a local business, roughly $68 stays in your local…

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
Holiday Office Hours

Happy Thanksgiving! Please note that our Litchfield District Office will be closed Wednesday, November 22 – Friday, November 24 for the holiday.

Monday, November 20th, 2017
Bill to Level the Playing Field for Coffeen Power Plant Heard in Committee

During Veto Session, a bill co-sponsored by State Representative Avery Bourne, House Bill 4141, was presented before a Joint House and Senate Energy Committee for consideration. The legislation aims to…

Friday, November 10th, 2017
Rep. Bourne Commends Move to Pay Accrued Debt

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) commends the recent efforts by the Governor and Comptroller to approve and use proceeds from Illinois’ recent General Obligation bond sale to begin paying down…

Monday, October 30th, 2017
Budget Out of Balance by $1.7 billion

According to the Office of Management and Budget, the state of Illinois’s fiscal year 2018 budget is out of balance by $1.7 billion. State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond), who voted against…

Monday, October 30th, 2017
Gun Control Bill Fails in Illinois House

On Thursday, the Illinois House voted on a piece of legislation labeled by many as a gun control measure. House Bill 4117, would have, among other provisions, outlawed all trigger modification devices…

Saturday, October 14th, 2017
Bill to Repeal Taxpayer Funded Abortion

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) announced on Thursday that she signed on as a co-sponsor of HB 4114. This bill, by prohibiting taxpayer funding of abortion, seeks to reverse key provisions of the…

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