Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
Bourne Disappointed in Governor’s Budget Address

Today Governor Pritzker delivered his first Budget Address laying out his priorities for state spending over the next fiscal year. Included in his budget address are billions of dollars of…

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
District-wide Traveling Office Hours

Representative Avery Bourne is hosting Traveling Office Hours throughout the district from March 26th through March 29th. Rep. Bourne will be in Springfield for session this week so she will…

Friday, February 15th, 2019
Bourne Opposes $15 Mimimum Wage Hike

Just two weeks into session, Illinois Democrats passed an 82% minimum wage hike that will eliminate job opportunities and cost Illinois taxpayers at least $1 billion annually once it is…

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
Rules approved on a partisan vote Tuesday in Illinois House

Every two years, legislative bodies set the rules governing the way they will operate. Throughout the country, there has been a movement to make these rules more transparent, and to…

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
Bourne Appointed to House Leadership Team

 State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) was named today to the role of Assistant Republican Leader for the Illinois House Republican Caucus.  “I’m grateful to House Republican Leader Jim Durkin for…

Friday, December 28th, 2018
253 New Laws Taking Effect January 1, 2019

With the New Year, comes new laws that were passed in the General Assembly and take effect January 1, 2019. Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) sponsored or supported several of the…

Thursday, December 6th, 2018
State Payments Expedited to Taylorville in Wake of Tornado

State Representative Avery Bourne announced that, given the devastation to the area caused by the recent tornadoes and violent storms, the Illinois Comptroller has just released over $200,000 in payments…

Friday, November 2nd, 2018
Graham Correctional Center Receiving Over $2.5 Million for Improvements

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) is pleased to announce the release of over $2.5 million for two projects at Graham Correctional Center in Hillsboro. The work at the prison will…

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
Rep. Bourne Opposing Vehicle Mileage Tax

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) signed on as Chief Co-Sponsor of House Resolution 766, a resolution that voices opposition to taxing Illinois drivers per mile traveled. HR 766 was filed…

Thursday, August 30th, 2018
Rep. Bourne Applauds Legalized Industrial Hemp-Farm Bureau Supported Agriculture Expansion

Senate Bill 2298, the Industrial Hemp Act, was just signed into law by Governor Rauner. This Act adds Illinois to a growing number of states that permit growth of cannabis…

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