Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
Rep. Bourne Opposing Vehicle Mileage Tax

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) signed on as Chief Co-Sponsor of House Resolution 766, a resolution that voices opposition to taxing Illinois drivers per mile traveled. HR 766 was filed…

Thursday, August 30th, 2018
Rep. Bourne Applauds Legalized Industrial Hemp-Farm Bureau Supported Agriculture Expansion

Senate Bill 2298, the Industrial Hemp Act, was just signed into law by Governor Rauner. This Act adds Illinois to a growing number of states that permit growth of cannabis…

Monday, August 27th, 2018
New Law Aims to Save Lives by Increasing Marrow Donations

State Representative Avery Bourne co-sponsored legislation that asks the Department of Public Health to develop and distribute information on the need for bone marrow donation and on how to join…

Monday, August 13th, 2018
New Alert for Missing Veterans Becomes Law

Legislation aimed at reducing the suicide rate among veterans was signed into law by Governor Rauner recently. This bill, House Bill 4212, co-sponsored by State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond), adds…

Monday, August 13th, 2018
House Bill 4783 Signed into Law; Creating Combination Youth Hunting and Trapping License

House Bill 4783, which merges two youth Department of Natural Resources issued licenses, was recently signed into law by Governor Bruce Rauner. The new law, sponsored by Representative Avery Bourne…

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
Rep. Bourne Chosen for ISBE’s Review Panel

State Representative Avery Bourne was recently named the newest member of ISBE’s (Illinois State Board of Education) Evidence-Based Funding Professional Review Panel. The panel was created with the new school…

Thursday, May 31st, 2018
Balanced Budget Passes Both Houses

Lawmakers have come together to pass a bipartisan, balanced budget for the State of Illinois, according to State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond). The Senate approved the budget Wednesday and the…

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
Rep. Bourne Announces 95th District’s Infrastructure Plan

Gov. Bruce Rauner announced a plan today to invest $11.05 billion in the state’s roads and bridges over the next six years, including $2.2 billion of state and federal funding…

Thursday, May 24th, 2018
Bill for Back Pay Passes House

State Employees that are owed back pay are one step closer to receiving it after House Bill 4290 passed out of the Illinois House today. The bill, co-sponsored by Representative…

Friday, May 18th, 2018
Three Opportunity Zones for 95th District Announced

Over 300 Opportunity Zone census tract recommendations, submitted by the State of Illinois, have been approved by the U.S. Treasury Department. These zones cover more than 85 counties throughout the…

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