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Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Democrats Shove Through Another Gerrymandered Judicial Redistricting Map

The new judicial subcircuits map governs the regions within Illinois’ largest counties where Illinois circuit judges will sit and hear cases. Now, more than half the judges of Illinois sit…


Thursday, October 28, 2021
VIDEO: Bourne Defends Parental Notification Act

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Morrisonville) stood firmly opposed to legislation to repeal the Parental Notification Act as it was presented in the Illinois House of Representatives through House Bill 370. 


Friday, September 3, 2021
HOUSE REPUBLICANS PUSH STRONGER ETHICS AFTER PRITZKER’S FAILED ATTEMPT

After failing to enact meaningful ethics reform in the Illinois House of Representatives during special session this week, House Republican lawmakers are urging a new, bipartisan effort to accomplish true…


Monday, August 16, 2021
Amid Silence from Governor, Bourne Again Pushes for Stronger Ethics Bill

With Governor Pritzker still not having signed the democrats sham ‘ethics reform’ legislation that was sent to his desk over 45 days ago, State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Morrisonville) is renewing…


Thursday, August 5, 2021
PRITZKER STRIPS AWAY LOCAL CONTROL ON MASK GUIDANCE, SIGNS YET ANOTHER EXECUTIVE ORDER

Yesterday Governor JB Pritzker issued a statewide mandate, requiring students to wear masks in K-12 schools this fall. I, along with my colleagues in the legislature, were not included in…


Friday, July 16, 2021
BOURNE ASKS FOR VETO OF FLAWED ETHICS REFORM

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Morrisonville) is urging Governor Pritzker to issue an amendatory veto to a piece of ethics reform legislation that was passed on the final day of session…


Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Bourne Fights for Fair Maps

Today in Springfield, State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Morrisonville) discussed the lack of response from Governor Pritzker on his promise to support fair maps. “This isn’t just complaining,” said Rep. Bourne….


Monday, May 24, 2021
Bourne Reacts to Recently Released Legislative Maps

Below is a statement from Representative Bourne, a member on the Illinois House Redistricting Committee, on the Democrats’ continued effort to gerrymander legislative redistricting maps: “The Democrats did not listen…


Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Bourne Announces Winning Artists from Annual Contest

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Morrisonville) has concluded her annual art contest and today is announcing the winners! Students throughout the 95th District were encouraged to participate in the competition, which…


Thursday, March 18, 2021
VIDEO: Bourne Details GOP Plan to Reimagine Illinois

This week the House Republican caucus unveiled a comprehensive plan called ‘Reimagine Illinois,’ to detail their legislative priorities to improve Illinois. State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Morrisonville) participated in a press…