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Friday, November 10, 2017
Rep. Bourne Commends Move to Pay Accrued Debt

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) commends the recent efforts by the Governor and Comptroller to approve and use proceeds from Illinois’ recent General Obligation bond sale to begin paying down…


Monday, October 30, 2017
Budget Out of Balance by $1.7 billion

According to the Office of Management and Budget, the state of Illinois’s fiscal year 2018 budget is out of balance by $1.7 billion. State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond), who voted against…


Monday, October 30, 2017
Gun Control Bill Fails in Illinois House

On Thursday, the Illinois House voted on a piece of legislation labeled by many as a gun control measure. House Bill 4117, would have, among other provisions, outlawed all trigger modification devices…


Saturday, October 14, 2017
Bill to Repeal Taxpayer Funded Abortion

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) announced on Thursday that she signed on as a co-sponsor of HB 4114. This bill, by prohibiting taxpayer funding of abortion, seeks to reverse key provisions of the…


Thursday, October 12, 2017
FGD Task Force Appointment

House Leader Jim Durkin announced that he is appointing Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) and Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) to fill seats in a recently established task force that seeks to…


Thursday, September 28, 2017
Statement on Governor’s Plan to Sign Abortion Bill into Law

Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) issued the following statement after Governor Rauner’s press conference today announcing that he will sign House Bill 40, making the legislation law.   “Allowing state taxpayer…


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…