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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…


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,…