Monday, June 27, 2022
VIDEO: Rep. Wilhour, Legislators, Labor, Chamber, & Local Leaders Unite to Save Vandalia Prison

State Representative Blaine Wilhour and State Senator Jason Plummer hosted a town hall meeting last week to discuss the issues surrounding the rumors that the Department of Corrections (IDOC) and…

Friday, June 10, 2022
NEW DATE: June 22 – Rep. Wilhour & Sen. Plummer Host Town Hall on Vandalia Correctional Center Future

We have rescheduled this Town Hall meeting to for everyone who is concerned about the future of the Vandalia Correctional Center. The Governor and DOC director have said that there…

Friday, June 3, 2022
Rep. Wilhour Welcomes Discovery Christian School Students to State Capitol

State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) welcomed the first group of 7th and 8th grade students and their teacher from Discovery Christian School to the Illinois State Capitol in May….

Thursday, June 2, 2022
Vandalia Prison Town Hall – POSTPONED

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Town Hall meeting scheduled for Monday, June 6th has been postponed. We are working on a new date to provide an update on the status…

Friday, May 20, 2022
Rep. Wilhour & Sen. Plummer Host Town Hall on the Future of Vandalia Prison

The Vandalia Correctional Center is an important part of our region, serving as one of our largest employers and an anchor for our local economies. Any changes in staffing or…

Thursday, May 5, 2022
Rep. Wilhour Reminds Residents that IL State Police Applications are Due June 1st

The Illinois State Police is now offering a Lateral Entry Training Program! In this new Lateral Entry Training Program, Cadets will NOT have to relocate upon graduation and District assignments. …

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Rep. Wilhour Welcomes FFA Students to Illinois Capitol During 52nd Annual Ag Day

Friday, March 18, 2022
VIDEO: Rep. Wilhour & House Colleagues Hold ‘Roundtable’ Discussion on IDES Loan Payback

This week at the Capitol, some of my colleagues and I held our first ‘Representatives Roundtable’ Discussion on the $4.5 BILLION loan debt to the federal government that needs to…

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
IL National Guard Provides Briefing on War in Ukraine for Rep. Wilhour & GOP Caucus

“Having served with the Illinois Army National Guard in the Eastern Europe region, I was happy to be a part of an update from Adj. Gen. Neeley and his staff,”…

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
VIDEO: Rep. Wilhour Pushes the House to Get Back to Real Issues Such as Fighting Corruption

During the debate on House Resolution 717 today that finally changed the mask mandate rule in the House, Rep. Blaine Wilhour once again pushed the House to get back to…