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Monday, August 31, 2020
Legislative News from Rep. Avery Bourne

There’s Still Time to Participate in 2020 Census As you probably know, the 2020 census is currently taking place. Completing the census for every household helps ensure that our federal…


Friday, August 28, 2020
Rep. Avery Bourne to Host Traveling Office Hours in Carlinville

State Representative Avery Bourne will host traveling office hours next week on Tuesday, September 1 at Carlinville City Hall, located at 550 North Broad Street. Traveling office hours will take…


Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Rep. Bourne Shares Tips for Combatting Unemployment Fraud in Illinois

The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) has partnered with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) – Division of Banking and Division of Financial Institutions to work…


Monday, August 17, 2020
State Representative Avery Bourne Named Champion of Free Enterprise by Illinois Chamber of Commerce

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Morrisonville) has been named a Champion of Free Enterprise, an award given by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce to legislators who have made special contributions to…


Wednesday, August 12, 2020
AUDIO: Rep. Avery Bourne to Donate Bone Marrow to Blood Cancer Patient

Eight years ago, Avery Bourne (R-Morrisonville) joined the bone marrow registry with hopes that one day she would be able to help someone battling blood cancer. A month ago she…


Monday, August 10, 2020
Legislative News from Rep. Avery Bourne

Bourne Co-Sponsors Resolution to Remove Madigan as Speaker of the House Since it was revealed a few weeks ago that ComEd will pay a $200 million fine for its role in…


Friday, August 7, 2020
AUDIO: Rep. Bourne Expresses Opposition to New Pritzker Rule

Friday, August 7, 2020
Bourne Opposes Pritzker’s New Rule that Enforces Criminal Penalties for Businesses

At a news conference on Friday morning, Governor JB Pritzker renewed his plan to criminalize business owners who are not in full compliance with mask mandates. After the announcement of…


Wednesday, August 5, 2020
ICC Announces Moratorium on Disconnections Voluntarily Extended by Several Utilities

The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) is pleased to announce that several of the state’s large and small regulated electric, natural gas, water and sewer utilities have voluntarily agreed to keep…


Monday, August 3, 2020
Podcast: Rep. Avery Bourne talks about the need for hearings, audits, and answers regarding Pritzker’s handling of COVID-19

State Representative Avery Bourne recently sat down to record a podcast for the popular “Have All Voted Who Wish” series. In this podcast, Rep. Bourne discusses Governor JB Pritzker’s insistence…