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Thursday, October 12th, 2017
FGD Task Force Appointment

House Leader Jim Durkin announced that he is appointing Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) and Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) to fill seats in a recently established task force that seeks to…

Monday, July 24th, 2017
Governor Announces Special Session to Address School Funding

Gov. Rauner calls lawmakers back to Springfield Wednesday to take action on education funding bill CHICAGO, IL (July 24, 2017) – Determined to get children back to school on time, Gov. Bruce…

Thursday, May 25th, 2017
Summer Reading Program Begins

State Representative Avery Bourne(R-Raymond) is challenging local kindergarten through fifth-grade students to complete her reading program to earn a free ice cream with the Representative at the end of summer….

Monday, May 8th, 2017
Rep. Bourne: School Funding Reform Needed Now

State Rep. Avery Bourne today released the following statement on school funding reform upon the House’s return to Springfield for the final month of the spring legislative session:   For…

Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Free Shred Event to Prevent Identity Theft and Fraud

Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) and First National Bank of Litchfield are partnering to host a free shred event at her district office on Saturday, June 10th.  The event will take…

Friday, April 14th, 2017
Representatives Urge Comptroller to Make School Payments Top Priority

State Representative Avery Bourne joined fifteen of her colleagues from the Illinois House of Representatives calling for Comptroller Susana Mendoza to pay Illinois school districts with the almost $600 million…

Saturday, April 8th, 2017
Bill to Address CNA Shortage Passes House

In response to the national nursing shortage, and in particular the need for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) at assisted living facilities, Representative Bourne (R-Raymond) has proposed legislation to allow CNA’s…

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
95th District Art Contest Winners

Representative Avery Bourne is proud to announce the winners of her annual Illinois Themed Art Contest. The Art Contest was open to all children who live or learn within Illinois’…

Thursday, February 16th, 2017
Bourne Continues Push for State Employee Pay Legislation

A St. Clair Judge has denied Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s controversial motion today to end state employee pay without a budget in place. Madigan’s motion would have ended payment to…

Friday, February 10th, 2017
Rep. Bourne Appointed to Key House Committees

This week, the Illinois House of Representatives returned to Springfield and began legislative hearings for the new 100th General Assembly. Members of the House and Senate were given their committee…