News

Thursday, July 23, 2020
Rep. Avery Bourne Resumes Traveling Office Hours

After a five-month suspension of State Representative Avery Bourne’s (R-Morrisonville) Traveling Office Hours due to COVID-19, the Representative is resuming her mobile office operations in August. No appointment is necessary,…


Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Legislative News from Rep. Avery Bourne

Madigan Implicated in ComEd Scheme By now you have probably heard that House Speaker Mike Madigan has been named as “Public Official A” in the sprawling federal investigation into political…


Tuesday, July 21, 2020
State Rep. Avery Bourne – Madigan Should Resign, Calls for Ethics Reform Special Session

On July 17, the U.S. Attorney’s office tied House Speaker Mike Madigan to a ComEd scheme where patronage jobs for Madigan friends were exchanged for favorable House votes on bills…


Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Still Time to Participate in Rep. Avery Bourne’s “Summer Reading Road Trip” Program

As Illinoisans enter the dog days of summer, State Representative Avery Bourne is reminding families that there is still time for kids in grades K-5 from the 95th House District…


Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Carlinville to Receive $250,000 State Grant for Purchase of Larger Space for Police Department

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Morrisonville) is pleased to announce the approval of a state grant that will allow the City of Carlinville to more than double the size of it’s…


Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Legislative News from Rep. Avery Bourne

Carlinville Receives Rebuild Illinois Grant for New Police Department Building Congratulations to the City of Carlinville! The City of Carlinville is going to receive a $250,000 buyer’s grant through the…


Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Legislative News from Rep. Avery Bourne

All of Illinois Moves to Phase 4 of Reopen Plan On Friday, June 26, all of Illinois moved into Phase 4 of Governor Pritzker’s “Restore Illinois” plan. While we will…


Tuesday, June 30, 2020
OPINION: It’s Time for Hearings, Audits, and Answers

It has been nearly 100 days and 40 Executive Orders since Governor Pritzker issued the first stay home order. The initial intention of the order – to slow the spread…


Wednesday, June 24, 2020
New Grants Available to Support Dairy Entrepreneurship

The Dairy Business Innovation Alliance (DBIA) has announced a new grant program that will provide Midwestern dairy farmers and dairy-related businesses with financial and technical support. This initiative, a joint…


Wednesday, June 24, 2020
ISBE and IDPH Release Rules for Return to In-Person Learning

The Illinois State Board of Education and Department of Public Health have announced guidelines for Illinois schools to safely return to in-person Instruction as the state advances to Phase 4…