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Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Bourne Announces Winning Artists from Annual Contest

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Morrisonville) has concluded her annual art contest and today is announcing the winners! Students throughout the 95th District were encouraged to participate in the competition, which…


Thursday, March 18, 2021
VIDEO: Bourne Details GOP Plan to Reimagine Illinois

This week the House Republican caucus unveiled a comprehensive plan called ‘Reimagine Illinois,’ to detail their legislative priorities to improve Illinois. State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Morrisonville) participated in a press…


Wednesday, March 17, 2021
House Republicans Launch ‘Reimagine Illinois’ Platform

The Illinois House Republican caucus today launched a new comprehensive platform called Reimagine Illinois. The plan outlines House Republicans’ priorities for the 102nd General Assembly and asks Illinoisans to ‘Reimagine’ their…


Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Student Artists Invited to Participate in Rep. Bourne’s Annual Contest

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Morrisonville) is announcing her annual Student Art Contest! Students throughout the 95th district are encouraged to participate in the competition, which is open through the month…


Monday, February 22, 2021
Bourne Outraged that Pritzker Signs Bill, Turns his back on Law Enforcement

LITCHFIELD–Today Governor JB Pritzker signed House Bill 3653 into law. This bill, opposed by every law enforcement organization in the state, will turn suspected criminals back on to the streets…


Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Rep. Bourne Reacts to State Budget Proposal

LITCHFIELD—Today Governor JB Pritzker gave his annual budget address virtually to the 102nd General Assembly. Below is a statement from State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Morrisonville) in response:  “Today the Governor presented…


Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Region 3 Moves to Phase 4 in Pritzker’s COVID-19 Plan

Yesterday, Governor Pritzker announced that the Illinois counties included in Region 3 have met all criteria to move to Phase 4 of Governor Pritzker’s Restore Illinois Plan. This includes all…


Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Rep. Bourne Denounces Democrats’ Abuse of Process in Passage of Criminal Justice Reform Bill

During the final hour of the 101st General Assembly on Wednesday morning, House Democrats pushed through a damaging criminal justice bill that does nothing to make communities safer. In response…


Wednesday, January 13, 2021
State Rep. Avery Bourne Sworn in to IL House

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Morrisonville) joined 117 other lawmakers from around the state on Wednesday as they took the oath of office and launched Illinois’ 102nd General Assembly (GA) in…


Monday, January 11, 2021
VIDEO: Bourne urges fiscal discipline, not new unfunded mandates for schools

On Monday, the House approved an education omnibus bill that heaps new costs onto schools without providing funding to assist with implementation. During the bill debate for the concurrence of…