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Thursday, September 28, 2017
Conor’s Law Signed by Governor

Governor Rauner was at Blackburn College on Tuesday signing legislation into law that changes the way intoxicated minors are processed and ultimately released. This new law, Sponsored in the Illinois House…


Thursday, September 21, 2017
Open House at our New District Office

Mark your calendars!   Representative Avery Bourne will be holding an Open House at her new Litchfield District Office, 207 North State Street, on Monday, October 16th. The Representative is inviting…


Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Traveling Office Hours Near You and A Change of Address

What’s Coming Up? September 26th, Tuesday– Traveling Office Hours in Taylorville at Congressman Rodney Davis’ Office, 108 West Market Street, in the US Bank Building on Floor 2R from 10:30am to…


Thursday, September 14, 2017
Equifax Data Breach

On July 29 the credit rating company Equifax was victim to a data breach that jeopardizes the sensitive and personal information of 5.4 million Illinois residents. Information stolen in this…


Saturday, September 9, 2017
Bourne’s Bill to Promote Illinois Coal Now Law

Governor Rauner signed legislation today, brought forth and sponsored by State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond), that seeks to increase the use of Illinois coal. The new law creates a taskforce…


Saturday, September 9, 2017
Rep. Bourne’s Bill Combating Synthetic Drug Epidemic Becomes Law

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) has aggressively been pursuing legislation to curb the synthetic drug problems facing central Illinois. Her latest bill, House Bill 2534, crafted in conjunction with the…


Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Rep. Bourne Urging Passage of Landmark Bipartisan School Funding Reform Bill

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Capitol Update: Education Funding Reform Bill Passes House

The Illinois House of Representatives just passed a historic school funding reform bill that will fundamentally alter the way we fund our schools and will improve the lives of millions…


Wednesday, August 23, 2017
New Law Removes Statute Of Limitations For Child Sex Crimes Prosecution

Legislation that removes the statute of limitations for prosecution of felony sex crimes against minors has been signed into law by Governor Bruce Rauner. The bill’s Co-Sponsor, Representative Avery Bourne…


Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Video From Today’s Special Session Focused on Education Funding Reform