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Friday, June 7, 2019
Bourne Votes Against Pay Increase for State Lawmakers

Wednesday, Governor JB Pritzker signed the 2020 state budget despite calls to line-item veto the budget to stop the pay raise for Illinois House and Senate Members. Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) voted against…


Friday, June 7, 2019
Bourne: Infrastructure Investments Will Spur Economic Growth

Throughout my short time in the legislature, I’ve been a consistent critic of the culture of unchecked spending in Springfield. I’ve voted against wildly out-of-balance budgets, an income tax increase,…


Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Rep. Bourne Leads the Debate Against Abortion Expansion Legislation

SPRINGFIELD- On Tuesday the Illinois House voted on a measure promoted by Governor Pritzker that would make Illinois the most progressive state in the nation on abortion. “Today the Illinois House…


Tuesday, May 28, 2019
VIDEO: Rep. Bourne Stands Opposed to Unnecessary Abortion Expansion Bill

Monday, May 27, 2019
Bourne Votes Against Graduated Income Tax Constitutional Amendment

SPRINGFIELD— State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) today voted against Senate Joint Resolution Constitutional Amendment 1 (SJRCA1), a constitutional amendment that would repeal the provision in Illinois’ Constitution that requires a flat…


Thursday, May 23, 2019
Rep. Bourne Launches Summer Reading Program

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) is challenging local kindergarten through 5th grade students to complete her reading program to earn a free ice cream with the Representative at the end…


Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Rep. Bourne Announces Annual Art Contest Winners

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) is pleased to announce the winners of her annual Illinois-themed art contest. Each year, Representative Bourne invites students in grades K-8 to submit artwork from…


Monday, May 20, 2019
Rep. Bourne Honors Life and Service of Police Chief Valerie Sheldon

Friday, May 17, 2019
Rep. Bourne Calls for Bipartisanship on Balanced FY20 Budget with No New Taxes

With revised and confirmed revenue numbers in hand, members of the House Republican Caucus reiterated their belief on Thursday that the Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) budget can be balanced without…


Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Rep. Bourne Sets Traveling Office Hours in Taylorville

State Representative Avery Bourne is continuing her traveling office hours tour next week with an event planned in Taylorville at the office of Congressman Rodney Davis. On Tuesday, May 21,…