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Thursday, February 22, 2024
Rep. Wilhour Responds to Gov.’s Budget Proposal

Rep. Blaine Wilhour believes we have to hold the Governor and the majority party accountable for bad budgeting practices. He will continue to fight for a responsible, transparent budget that…


Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Gov.’s Budget Proposal & State of the State Address LIVE Today at 12:00 Noon

Last year, Democrats ignored warnings about making long-term spending promises with one-time federal aid. Now that those funds are gone, the state faces a projected shortfall. We cannot afford any…


Tuesday, February 20, 2024
VIDEO: Rep. Wilhour Says Enough is Enough – Gov. Should Put Illinois First!

State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) rose to a point of personal privilege today in the Illinois House of Representatives to call on Governor Pritzker to end “the dark stain…


Friday, February 16, 2024
Rep. Wilhour: National Road Interpretive Center Celebrates 15 Years in Vandalia

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour made a presentation on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 to the National Road Visitor Center Volunteers and local leaders marking the 15th year of the center in…


Friday, February 9, 2024
Rep. Wilhour Congratulates the Greater Centralia Chamber of Commerce on its 100th Anniversary

May 9, 1924 – 2024 Rep. Blaine Wilhour congratulates the Greater Centralia Chamber of Commerce (the Chamber) on the occasion of its 100th anniversary. House Resolution 539 commends the Chamber…


Monday, February 5, 2024
Rep. Wilhour: Carlyle Farmer Highlighted for Pecan Crop “Hobby Turned into a Business”

CARLYLE — Pecans are a long-term commitment, with 13 years from planting trees to harvest. It is a commitment that paid off for Karen and Ralph Voss. “We are making…


Friday, February 2, 2024
Rep. Wilhour: IDES Technology Job Fair at Lake Land College Feb. 7th

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour is encouraging constituents who may be looking for a new job in the technology field to consider attending the in-person job fair at Lake Land College…


Thursday, February 1, 2024
Rep. Wilhour Announces Nearly $2.4 Million IDNR OSLAD Grants Awarded in 110th District

According to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and State Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beacher City), several communities in the 110th district have been notified that they are recipients of Open…


Friday, January 26, 2024
Rep. Wilhour: Traveling Office Hours Scheduled for February

State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) announced today that his legislative staff will be available to meet with constituents in January at the following locations: February 7 Ramsey Village Hall…


Thursday, January 25, 2024
Rep. Wilhour Town Hall Draws Crowd at Kaskaskia College in Vandalia

Thank you to everyone who braved the heavy fog conditions and attended my legislative town hall meeting in Vandalia on Wednesday evening. I appreciate the opportunity to discuss the many…