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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,…


Monday, April 25, 2016
Emergency Assistance For Higher Education Passes

Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond), along with members of the Illinois General Assembly, approved bipartisan legislation on Friday to provide $600 million in funding for higher education.     The bill is…


Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Rep. Bourne Commends Decision to Delay Legislative Pay

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) released the following statement after Comptroller Munger’s decision to delay legislative pay: “With Illinois’ record $8 billion unpaid bill backlog, this is the right thing…


Saturday, April 16, 2016
Winners Of Art Contest Announced

Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) is proud to announce the winners of her annual Art Contest. The Art Contest was open to students in Illinois’ 95th House District and was judged…


Saturday, April 16, 2016
Bourne Creates Youth Trapping License

Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) is sponsoring legislation to create a Youth Trapping License in an effort to promote trapping statewide.  The bill, HB5962, allows residents 18 years old and younger…


Thursday, April 7, 2016
Bourne: Eliminate Lawmakers’ Pensions

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) is co-sponsoring legislation, House Bill 138, to phase out pensions for the General Assembly.  HB138 would close GARS, General Assembly Retirement System, to State Representatives…


Thursday, April 7, 2016
Bourne Speaks at Illinois Gun Owner Lobby Day

Representative Bourne spoke to a crowd of 2nd Amendment supporters who gathered in the Capitol Rotunda for  Illinois Gun Owner Lobby Day.   CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO


Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Rep. Bourne Participates in Dedication to a POW/MIA Memorial in the Capitol Rotunda