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Friday, September 9, 2016
Rep. Bourne and CUB Host Utility Cost Savings Clinic

Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) and Citizens Utility Board (CUB) are hosting a cost-saving clinic on Tuesday, September 27th from 6 to 7 pm to help consumers analyze their telecom, gas,…


Friday, August 26, 2016
Bills To Assist Veterans Become Law

On Veterans’ Day at the Illinois State Fair, a number of pieces of Veteran’s legislation were signed into law by Governor Rauner.  Representative Bourne was a supporter of one new…


Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Governor Signs Bourne’s Youth Trapping Bill

Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) sponsored legislation to create a Youth Trapping License in an effort to promote trapping statewide.   The bill, SB2410, passed the Illinois House and Senate unanimously…


Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Bourne Joins AG’s Office for Fraud and ID Theft Prevention Seminar

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) is partnering with the Illinois Attorney General’s Office to host a Fraud and Identity Theft Prevention Seminar in Carlinville. The Seminar will take place on…


Monday, August 15, 2016
Gun Suppressors Needed To Protect Hunters

In an effort to protect hunters from hearing damage, Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) co-sponsored Senate Bill 206 this legislative session. SB206 was an attempt to remove the prohibition on the…


Monday, July 25, 2016
Synthetic Drug Bill Signed Into Law

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) and State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) were in attendance when Governor Rauner signed Senate Bill 210 into law this week. Rep. Bourne and Sen….


Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Bourne Joins Bipartisan Commission to Reform School Funding Formula

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) was appointed today to serve on the newly formed Illinois School Funding Reform Commission by House Republican Leader Jim Durkin. The commission was formed today…


Monday, July 11, 2016
Bourne: Auditor General Must Resign

Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino, the top financial watchdog of the state, remains under federal investigation for highly irregular activities in his campaign account from his days as a State…


Monday, July 11, 2016
Legislation Honoring Two Local Vietnam Veterans Adopted

Legislation to commend and honor two Hillsboro Veterans who lost their lives in the Vietnam War was recently unanimously adopted by both, the Illinois House and Senate. The Senate Joint…


Thursday, July 7, 2016
Monster Summer Reading Program

It’s not too late but the deadline is quickly approaching to submit your name and reading list for Representative Bourne’s Monster Summer Reading Program   Everyone who turns in their list by August 5th is invited…