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Wednesday, December 9, 2020
House Republicans Demand Answers from Pritzker Administration on Continued FOID and CCL Delays

House Republican legislators held a Zoom press conference on Wednesday to address concerning delays in FOID card and Concealed Carry Licenses (CCLs) processing, and discussed their shared 2nd Amendment focused…


Wednesday, December 2, 2020
State Rep. Avery Bourne Responds to Arraignment of Four from Madigan’s Inner Circle Indicted in ComEd Bribery Scheme

The four latest individuals tied to a nine-year ComEd-Michael Madigan bribery scheme made their first appearance in federal court on Wednesday. Following the video-conference arraignment, State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Morrisonville)…


Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Happy Thanksgiving from Rep. Bourne, Shop Small this Holiday Season

I wanted to take a quick moment to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving! As we enjoy this Thanksgiving week, let’s take a moment to count our blessings and to let…


Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Gillespie Coal Museum Receives Building Improvement Grant

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Morrisonville) announced today that the City of Gillespie will receive a $33,800 state grant to assist with improvements to the Gillespie Coal Museum. The Coal Museum…


Tuesday, November 17, 2020
House Republicans Demand Governor Call Legislature into Special Session to Collaborate on New COVID-19 Response Policy

As the House and Senate chambers of the IL General Assembly sat empty on what was to be the first day of the 2020 fall veto session, a group of…


Monday, November 16, 2020
Legislative News from Rep. Avery Bourne

Thank You! I’m honored to have the opportunity to serve you for another term in the 102nd General Assembly that is scheduled to be sworn in on January 11, 2021….


Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Rep. Avery Bourne Responds to Cancellation of Fall Veto Session

On Tuesday, Speaker of the House Mike Madigan’s Chief of Staff announced that the fall veto session is canceled due to concerns over COVID-19 and proximity to the upcoming holidays….


Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Rep. Bourne, House Republicans Demand House Democrats Stand up to Madigan, Corruption

Illinois House Republican caucus members held a Zoom press conference on Tuesday to demand their Democrat counterparts in the House stand up and speak out against the continued reign of…


Friday, October 30, 2020
VIDEO: Rep. Bourne: “These new mitigations will hurt our economy in ways we will not be able to recover from.”

Thursday, October 29, 2020
Central Illinois House Republicans demand full transparency regarding data that ties indoor restaurant seating to spike in COVID-19

Today Governor JB Pritzker announced that beginning Sunday, November 1, restaurants and bars in Illinois Region 3 will be closed to indoor dining/serving, and that other public gatherings will be…