Thursday, May 21, 2020
Effingham County Chamber Hosts Online Webinar with Rep. Wilhour on His Re-Opening Plan for Businesses

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce hosted an online webinar on Thursday morning at 9:00 a.m. with State Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) to discuss and answer questions on his…

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Back-To-Business Webinar – May 21: Q & A with Rep. Blaine Wilhour

Rep. Blaine Wilhour has proposed a Back to Business Plan that speeds up the timeline for businesses to reopen from the Governor’s Restore Illinois plan. The Effingham County Chamber of…

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Rep. Wilhour & House Colleagues Request More Attention on Additional Health Concerns

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Restaurants & Bars: Information You Should Know If Asked to Close

I’m from the Police and I am here to tell you to cease your operations. Now what? KNOW YOUR RIGHTS • Ask the government official to provide you the required…

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
How can they take my license? Information for Barber Shops, Salons, and Cosmetologists

Your Rights(225 ILCS 410/1-6) (from Ch. 111, par. 1701-6)(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2026)Sec. 1-6. Administrative Procedure Act. The Illinois Administrative Procedure Act is hereby expressly adopted…

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Know Your Rights if the Local Health Department Comes Knocking at Your Business…

If someone says to you: “I’m from the Local Health Department and I am here to tell you to cease your operations.” Now what? KNOW YOUR RIGHTS Ask the government…

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Rep. Wilhour: Back to Business Plan for Illinois

General The impact of COVID-19 has varied across regions of the state.  Currently the impact in South Central Illinois area has been minimal in comparison to large metropolitan areas of…

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
IL Dept. of Employment Security Releases New Instructions for Self-Employed Worker Benefits

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) announce that the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) has released new instructions this week for 1099 workers who have lost work due to…

Friday, May 1, 2020
Some State Parks Open for Limited Use During COVID-19

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour announced today that under the new executive orders by the governor, some of the state parks in the area are opening as of May 1, 2020….

Friday, May 1, 2020
Rep. Wilhour Speaks with Gov. Pritzker on a Plan to Reopen Church Buildings for Religious Services

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour spoke with Governor JB Pritzker over the weekend about what the parameters would be to safely reopen religious services around the state. The recommendations include five…