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Monday, March 13, 2017
Bourne Rejects Automatic Pay Increase

Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) co-sponsored legislation, House Bill 643, to reject the automatic Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) increase for legislators set to take effect for Fiscal Year 2018. HB643…


Friday, March 10, 2017
Press Conference On The Push For Guaranteed State Worker Pay

Monday, February 27, 2017
House Approves Discount for Volunteer Firefighters’ Tires

Representative Avery Bourne, (R-Raymond) co-sponsored House Bill 771, which was unanimously approved by the Illinois House of Representatives on Thursday. The bill allows volunteer firefighters to purchase tires through at…


Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Agronomy Day Talks Herbicide Resistance, Disease, and Ag Markets

Representative Bourne attended the 2017 West Central Illinois Agronomy Day on Tuesday, February 14 at Lincoln Land Community College in Litchfield, hosted by the University of Illinois Extension. The conference…


Thursday, February 16, 2017
Bourne Continues Push for State Employee Pay Legislation

A St. Clair Judge has denied Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s controversial motion today to end state employee pay without a budget in place. Madigan’s motion would have ended payment to…


Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Rep. Bourne Reacts to Governor’s Budget Address

Friday, February 10, 2017
Rep. Bourne Appointed to Key House Committees

This week, the Illinois House of Representatives returned to Springfield and began legislative hearings for the new 100th General Assembly. Members of the House and Senate were given their committee…


Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Proposed Legislation to Ensure State Worker Pay

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) filed House Bill 1787 today that would make state workers’ salary payments a continuing appropriation, guaranteeing payment during a budget impasse. This measure would keep…


Thursday, January 26, 2017
Rep. Bourne Reacts to State of the State Address

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) joined her fellow members of the General Assembly as they gathered in the House Chambers for Governor Bruce Rauner’s annual State of the State Address….


Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Representative Bourne speaks to Illinois House Rules vote on January 24, 2017