Friday, June 30th, 2017
“Conor’s Law” Passes Both Houses

Rep. Avery Bourne calls Conor’s Law, SB2285, for a vote on 6/29/17.     The bill creates policy for police officers that will guide them in the processing and eventual release of…

Thursday, June 29th, 2017
SJR32-Honoring Pfc. Price

Representative Avery Bourne calls SJR32- Naming Pfc. Gary Wayne Price Memorial Hwy for adoption by the House on 6/29/17. The Resolution was unanimously adopted.

Monday, June 26th, 2017
Bourne Pushes Clean Bill for School Funding Reform

Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) is pushing legislation that will pick up where Senate Bill 1 failed downstate school districts, skewing school funding to first drive money to one school district…

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
Bourne Joins Governor’s Call for Unity to End Budget Impasse

Yesterday, Governor Rauner delivered what is deemed to be a historic address at the Old State Capitol in Springfield, calling for unity and bipartisanship from the General Assembly to end…

Thursday, June 15th, 2017
Republican Legislators Present Compromise Balanced Budget Plan

House and Senate Republicans held a press conference today tointroduce a package of bills to end the budget impasse. The bills represent a compromise balanced budget and include reforms that…

Thursday, June 1st, 2017
Legislative Attempt to Fix School Funding Formula Fails Everyone Except Chicago

My entire time in the General Assembly, I have been working on fixing the school funding formula. What I will not support is a masked effort to rig the school…