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Bourne on Sexual Harassment in Springfield

Story by WBGZ Radio

Avery BourneAnother Illinois State Representative is taking a stand against allegations of sexual harassment at the Statehouse. State Representative Avery Bourne of Raymond who is 25, was elected to the Illinois House three years ago at the age of 22. She is the youngest female serving in the state legislature.

Bourne shares the story of a 7-year-old girl who said she wants to someday run for office.

Click here for Bourne's comments

Allegations were recently made against Chicago State Senator Ira Silverstein by a legislative activist.

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