Friday, March 4, 2016
Dems Reject Republican Efforts to Stay in Springfield and Avoid Month Long Recess

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond), furious about the lack of a state budget and seemingly empty session calendar thus far this year, joined fellow House Republicans calling for no adjournment…

Thursday, March 3, 2016
Illinois Themed Art Contest

Representative Avery Bourne is holding an art contest for kindergarten through 8thgrade students throughout the district.  The contest kicks off today and the deadline for entry is March 31st with…

Friday, February 26, 2016
Tour of GSI

State Rep. Avery Bourne joined the IMA for a tour of GSI (Grain Systems Inc.) in Assumption this morning.  In the attached photo GSI V.P. and IMA board member Brian…

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Bourne Appointed To Education Task Force

Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) was recently appointed to the Education Funding Task Force which held their first meeting in Springfield. The newly formed task force is a bipartisan effort to…

Friday, January 29, 2016
Bourne Takes Aim at Funding Higher Education

Litchfield… Today, State Rep. Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) joined in sponsoring legislation aimed at finding a way to fund colleges and universities in Illinois that’s fiscally possible in the midst of…

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Bourne Applauds New Consolidated IT Department

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) applauded Governor Bruce Rauner’s actions to create the new Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT). The agency will transform the state’s information technology functions…

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Bourne Honors Young Hero

Rep. Bourne filed legislation, House Resolution 916, honoring Kenneth Hobson for saving his family from a fire.  She also filed House Resolution 915 honoring the Raymond-Harvel Fire Department.  Bourne presented Kenneth…

Saturday, January 9, 2016
Bourne Co-Sponsors Bill: No Budget, No Pay

Litchfield… State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) is co-sponsoring legislation that would deny lawmakers their paychecks if there is no balanced budget. The State of Illinois is currently in its seventh…

Thursday, January 7, 2016
New Laws Take Effect in 2016

The Mount Olive Herald’s article

Wednesday, December 30, 2015
237 New Laws to Take Effect January 1

Please click the links below for either a brief review or a full listing of all 237 new laws that will take effect in Illinois beginning January 1, 2016. Several of…