Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Reps. Wilhour & Niemerg Call for End to $300/Week Extra Pay: Businesses Hurt by Fewer Job Applicants

Local State Representatives Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) and Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) are calling on Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Employmenrt Security (IDES) to follow the lead of…

Friday, June 4, 2021
Businesses Seek to Fill 250 Positions: June 16 at Salem Education Center

The City of Salem, Kaskaskia College, and WJBD-WSIQ Radio are co-sponsoring a job fair Wednesday, June 16 from 9AM – 12 Noon. There are 18 employers from industries and businesses…

Friday, June 4, 2021
Rep. Wilhour Calls Out Governor Pritzker on his Big Lie to Voters: “I will pledge to veto…”

State Representatives Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) made this statement this afternoon after learning that the governor signed into law the proposed gerrymandered partisan legislative maps: “Governor JB Pritzker lied in…

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Rep. Wilhour Encourages Job Seekers on New Opportunities: Greater Centralia Area Career Expo Set for August 20 – 21

“Many lives have been disrupted and people lost their jobs over this past year because of the Covid-19 restrictions,” said Rep. Blaine Wilhour, who represents the Marion County portion of…

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Rep. Wilhour Refuses to Vote for Another Bad Budget Dropped Minutes before Midnight with Tax Increases; Pay Raises & Pork

State Representatives Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) once again voted against an unrealistic, last-minute state budget filled with pork project money for Democrat districts and allowed for the automatic pay raise…

Monday, May 24, 2021
IDNR Conservation Police Officer Position: Applications Due May 31

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour would like you to be aware of an opportunity to work for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) as a ‘Conservation Police Officer.’ The position…

Friday, May 7, 2021
Rep. Wilhour Speaks to Ethics Reform

This week, State Rep. Blaine Wilhour joined with fellow legislators to talk about the activities of the IL House. Rep. Wilhour focused on the issue of ethics reform that is…

Friday, April 30, 2021
Rep. Wilhour Speaks to Altamont Students: “How Gov’t Should Operate”

“Thank you to Ms. Mildred Cowger and Ms. Kacy Perry for the opportunity to speak to the 4th Grade students today at Altamont Grade School,” commented Rep. Blaine. “We covered…

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
IL Driver’s License & ID Cards Extended to Aug. 1, 2021: “REAL ID” Deadline Extended 19 Months to 2023

State Representatives Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) is working with the Illinois Secretary of State to inform Illinoisans about the extension by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on the…

Thursday, April 22, 2021
Rep. Wilhour Co-Sponsors Reform Legislation to Put 10-Year Term Limits on Illinois Legislative Leaders

Under legislation co-sponsored by State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) legislative leaders in the Illinois House of Representatives and Illinois Senate would be subject to term limits of ten years….