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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
2019 Property Tax Survey

State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) is asking constituents to participate in an on-line survey on property taxes. Rep. Wilhour will use the feedback from this five question survey to…


Monday, August 19, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Reminds Farmers of Emergency Help in Light of Declared State Agriculture Disaster

State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) is informing farmers in his district about the Farm Service Agency (FSA) low-interest loans available to those who qualify. The U.S. Agriculture Secretary recently…


Monday, August 19, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Pleased with Senior Fair Providing Health Screenings, Resources & Services

State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) is pleased with the turnout at this year’s Senior Health and Information Fair held at the Effingham National Guard Armory on Wednesday. The event…


Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Salem Health Fair Big Success!

Thank you to all of the state and local services who provided information to seniors during our Senior Health & Information Fair on Tuesday at the Salem Community Activity Center!…


Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Reminds Seniors of Salem & Effingham Health Fairs Next Week

State Representative Blaine Wilhour and Senator Jason Plummer are partnering to host a free Senior Health and Information Fair on Aug. 6 in Salem. Each event will be held from…


Thursday, July 18, 2019
ALERT! Staying Safe in Extreme Heat

The entire state of Illinois is under either a heat advisory or an excessive heat warning for the next couple of days. It is important that local residents take steps…


Thursday, June 27, 2019
Satellite Office Hours – Bringing State Government to You

Thank you to everyone who has taken advantage of our “Satellite Office Hours” Program to share your ideas and concerns about public policy issues and proposed legislation! We could not…


Sunday, June 23, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Helps Celebrate “GI Bill” 75th at Post 128 in Salem

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour was the guest speaker for the 75th Anniversary Celebration of the signing of the Serviceman’s Readjustment Act of 1944, more commonly known as the “G.I. Bill…


Saturday, June 22, 2019
American Legion Celebrates 75th Anniversary: ‘Birthplace’ of the G.I. Bill of Rights

The G.I. Bill of Rights was born in the Luther B. Easley Post No. 128 of the American Legion in Salem, on November 4, 1943. It was drafted by Omar…


Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Satellite Office Hours Continue at Sorento and St. Rose on June 24th

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour will be hosting Satellite Office Hours in Sorento on Monday, June 24th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The Satellite Office Hours will be in the…