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Thursday, October 20, 2016
School Funding Reform Commission Making Progress

Formed in July, the bi-partisan School Funding Reform Commission is tasked with making recommendations to the General Assembly by February 1st, 2017. The end goal is to revise the current…


Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Illinois Chamber Presents Champion of Free Enterprise Award to Rep. Bourne

The Illinois Chamber of Commerce today gave the Champion of Free Enterprise – Outstanding Freshman Award to State Representative Avery Bourne. The award is given biennially to state legislators who…


Thursday, October 6, 2016
Legislators Meet With Law Enforcement

Illinois State Police Director, Leo Schmitz, is seen here with (from l-r) Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond), Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville), and Senator Sam McCann (R-Carlinville). The Legislators met with Director…


Sunday, October 2, 2016
Wilsonville Program Receives AT&T’s “Investing in Illinois Award”

John Veres from Wilsonville Community Outreach accepted an “Investing in Illinois Award” from AT&T, as a result of their nomination from State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond). The award was presented…


Sunday, October 2, 2016
School Supplies Delivered to Raymond and Gillespie

Superintendent Aaron Hopper of Panhandle CUSD is pictured with State Representative Avery Bourne. Representative Bourne delivered a number of donated school supply bags to Raymond and Gillespie Grade Schools recently….


Friday, September 30, 2016
Utility Cost Saving Clinic in Girard

State Representative Avery Bourne joined the Citizens Utility Board in hosting a Utility Cost Savings Clinic this week. The informative event was held at the Girard Village Hall and offered…


Saturday, September 17, 2016
Advisory Committees Aide Legislative Agenda

Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) has been meeting with Advisory Committees throughout the month of September.   The groups meet twice a year and are comprised of experts and concerned citizens from…


Friday, September 9, 2016
Rep. Bourne and CUB Host Utility Cost Savings Clinic

Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) and Citizens Utility Board (CUB) are hosting a cost-saving clinic on Tuesday, September 27th from 6 to 7 pm to help consumers analyze their telecom, gas,…


Friday, August 26, 2016
Bills To Assist Veterans Become Law

On Veterans’ Day at the Illinois State Fair, a number of pieces of Veteran’s legislation were signed into law by Governor Rauner.  Representative Bourne was a supporter of one new…


Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Governor Signs Bourne’s Youth Trapping Bill

Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) sponsored legislation to create a Youth Trapping License in an effort to promote trapping statewide.   The bill, SB2410, passed the Illinois House and Senate unanimously…