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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…


Monday, July 15, 2019
Rep. Bourne Supports Legislation to Strengthen and Study Scott’s Law

LITCHFIELD  — The Illinois House passed two measures, both co-sponsored by State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) to address the uptick in fatalities and accidents this year involving state troopers, first…


Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Bourne Completes Coffee and Conversation Tour

Over the past week, State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) met with constituents during her annual Coffee and Conversation events. The four coffees were spread throughout the 95th District in Carlinville,…


Friday, June 14, 2019
Rep. Avery Bourne Visits Roadwork Site on Old Route 66; Discusses Importance of New Capital Bill

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) joined State Representatives Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) and Tim Butler (R-Springfield) on Friday for an early-morning visit to inspect road improvement work currently in progress along…


Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Statement from Rep. Bourne on the Signing of the Reproductive Health Act

LITCHFIELD- Today, Governor Pritzker signed into law legislation expanding abortions in Illinois. State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond), led the debate against this legislation when the Illinois House of Representatives voted on…


Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Rep. Bourne Hosting Coffee and Conversations with Constituents

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) will be hosting her annual Coffee and Conversation events throughout the 95th District in the next two weeks.  “I’m inviting people to join me for coffee….


Friday, June 7, 2019
Bourne Votes Against Pay Increase for State Lawmakers

Wednesday, Governor JB Pritzker signed the 2020 state budget despite calls to line-item veto the budget to stop the pay raise for Illinois House and Senate Members. Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) voted against…


Friday, June 7, 2019
Bourne: Infrastructure Investments Will Spur Economic Growth

Throughout my short time in the legislature, I’ve been a consistent critic of the culture of unchecked spending in Springfield. I’ve voted against wildly out-of-balance budgets, an income tax increase,…