News

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…


Thursday, June 9, 2016
Proposed Gun Regulations Too Intrusive

Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) stands in opposition to a bill making its way through the Illinois General Assembly. The legislation, HB1016, is an attempt by anti-gun groups to erode the…


Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Bourne: No Pay Increase For Legislators

In an attempt to prevent automatic pay raises from taking effect, Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) sponsored House Bill 6584.  The bill would prevent legislators from receiving their automatic 1.7% cost…


Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Synthetic Drug Legislation Passes Both Houses Unanimously

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) and State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) are sponsoring Senate Bill 210.  This legislation creates the Bath Salt Prohibition Act and provides for penalties for…


Friday, May 27, 2016
Rep. Bourne sends letter to Governor Bruce Rauner and AFSCME requesting both sides to return to the table for thoughtful, good-faith negotiations.

Friday, May 27, 2016
Representative Bourne “stands up” to Demand Compromise

During the House floor debate on Friday, with only 4 days left in the regular session, State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) joined a call for all legislators in the House…


Thursday, May 26, 2016
Rep. Bourne Speaks At Today’s Rally For Education Funding Equality

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Bourne Wants Answers On Auditor’s Spending

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) and 19 fellow lawmakers are asking Auditor General Frank Mautino to provide answers to questions raised about suspicious campaign expenditures.  Questions arose after his selection as Auditor General…


Monday, May 9, 2016
Reducing The Tax Burden On Farmers

Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) is sponsoring legislation to help local farm families by reducing the estate and inheritance taxes paid on land transfers upon death.  The legislation, House Bill 6113,…