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Thursday, October 3, 2019
Bourne Reminds Constituents to Be Counted, Becomes Census Champion

The upcoming census in 2020 is important for the state of Illinois. State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Morrisonville) has joined other community and government leaders in signing on to be a…


Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Rep. Bourne Appointed to New Firearm Task Force

LITCHFIELD– State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Morrisonville) has been named to serve on the newly created House Firearm Public Awareness Task Force. Rep. Bourne was one of 12 House Republicans chosen by Republican Leader Jim…


Thursday, September 12, 2019
Rep. Bourne Recognizes Summer Readers

Rep. Bourne’s Summer Reading Program encourages students to continue learning and reading throughout the summer break. Students are honored with an ice cream party and official Illinois House Certificates


Thursday, September 5, 2019
Rep. Bourne Named ‘Friend of Infrastructure’

LITCHFIELD – Thanks in part to the role she played in this spring’s critical investment in Illinois’ infrastructure and economic future, State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) announced she received the…


Thursday, August 29, 2019
Bourne: Hunting Education a New Option for Local Schools

LITCHFIELD- House Bill 3462, which was sponsored by State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond), was recently signed into law. This measure aims to improve hunting and gun safety for students by allowing school districts to…


Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Rep Bourne’s Seizure Smart Act Coming to Schools

LITCHFIELD- A new law sponsored by State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond), the Seizure Smart Act, will require a plan of action for students who live with epilepsy. “It’s important for educators…


Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Rep. Bourne Statement on Vistra Closings

LITCHFIELD- State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) has issued the following statement regarding the decision by Vistra Energy to close four Illinois power plants: “Today we see the effects of a…


Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Rep. Bourne Backs Workforce Readiness Math Courses in High Schools

LITCHFIELD- State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) co-sponsored House Bill 2165, legislation that will allow school districts to offer practical math courses to fulfill the high school graduation requirement. HB 2165…


Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Bourne Supports Legislation to Regulate PBMs, Help Local Pharmacies

LITCHFIELD- State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) supported legislation to bring oversight to a largely unknown element of the healthcare industry, pharmacy benefit managers (PBM) which serve as middlemen and can…


Monday, July 15, 2019
Bourne Fights to Pass Blue Collar Jobs Act

LITCHFIELD– In Springfield, Democrats hold a supermajority in both chambers of the General Assembly, leaving many pro-growth Republican initiatives stuck in committee. Despite this, State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) and…