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Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Bourne Joins AG’s Office for Fraud and ID Theft Prevention Seminar

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) is partnering with the Illinois Attorney General’s Office to host a Fraud and Identity Theft Prevention Seminar in Carlinville. The Seminar will take place on…


Monday, August 15, 2016
Gun Suppressors Needed To Protect Hunters

In an effort to protect hunters from hearing damage, Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) co-sponsored Senate Bill 206 this legislative session. SB206 was an attempt to remove the prohibition on the…


Monday, July 25, 2016
Synthetic Drug Bill Signed Into Law

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) and State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) were in attendance when Governor Rauner signed Senate Bill 210 into law this week. Rep. Bourne and Sen….


Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Bourne Joins Bipartisan Commission to Reform School Funding Formula

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) was appointed today to serve on the newly formed Illinois School Funding Reform Commission by House Republican Leader Jim Durkin. The commission was formed today…


Monday, July 11, 2016
Bourne: Auditor General Must Resign

Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino, the top financial watchdog of the state, remains under federal investigation for highly irregular activities in his campaign account from his days as a State…


Monday, July 11, 2016
Legislation Honoring Two Local Vietnam Veterans Adopted

Legislation to commend and honor two Hillsboro Veterans who lost their lives in the Vietnam War was recently unanimously adopted by both, the Illinois House and Senate. The Senate Joint…


Thursday, July 7, 2016
Monster Summer Reading Program

It’s not too late but the deadline is quickly approaching to submit your name and reading list for Representative Bourne’s Monster Summer Reading Program   Everyone who turns in their list by August 5th is invited…


Saturday, July 2, 2016
Stopgap Funding Plan Approved by Legislature and Governor

On Thursday, June 30th, the Illinois General Assembly and Governor Bruce Rauner approved a bipartisan stopgap budget less than 24 hours before the new fiscal year was set to begin…


Friday, July 1, 2016
Watch Rep. Bourne’s interview about education funding and the 6 month budget deal

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Bourne Pushes To Fund Critical Human Services; Open Schools On Time

With less than a week left until the State of Illinois begins its second year without a budget, Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) and her colleagues are calling for a vote…