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Monday, November 11, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Honors Their Service on Veterans Day

Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance,…


Friday, November 1, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Statement on Rep. Arroyo Resignation

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) released the following statement in response to the resignation of State Rep. Luis Arroyo:  “Due to the heat coming down on him from our…


Thursday, October 31, 2019
Rep. Blaine Wilhour Files Formal Resolution Calling for a Special Investigating Committee into Rep. Luis Arroyo

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) along with two of his house colleagues are formally calling for a Special Investigating Committee of State Representative Luis Arroyo (D-Chicago) in the wake…


Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Promotes Free Illinois Fire Service Institute Program for Veterans October 27th in Champaign

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) announced today that there is a free program for military veterans who are interested in firefighter training. This event will be held this coming…


Thursday, October 10, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Applauds President Trump’s Agreement to Help Farmers with Purchase of 15 Billion Gallons of Biofuels

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) is applauding the recent agreement by President Donald Trump to promote biofuels by committing to continue to promote and expand domestic ethanol and biodiesel…


Thursday, September 26, 2019
Rep. Blaine Wilhour appointed to House gun policy task force

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) announced today he has been appointed to an Illinois House Task Force on gun violence. The Illinois has launched a Task Force on gun…


Friday, September 20, 2019
Rep. Wilhour: POW-MIA Recognition Day – Sept 20

More than 82,000 Americans remain missing from World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, the Gulf War and other conflicts. Friday, Sept. 20, is National…


Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Reminds All to Remember Patriot Day

Patriot Day is an annual observance on September 11 to remember those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001. Many…


Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Urges Organizations to Apply for Census Funds to Ensure Accurate Count in 2020

State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) is helping the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) to inform the community about the extended deadline to apply for funding to help with…


Monday, August 26, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Helps Promote Lincoln Presidential Library Grants for Students to Learn About History

State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) is helping to promote the transportation grants available for 4th through 12th grade students in Illinois to visit the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and…