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Thursday, January 27, 2022
Rep. Wilhour: Murderers of Peace Officers Should Face the Death Penalty in Illinois

State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) joined State Senator Darren Bailey, Effingham Police Chief Jason McFarlan and Amber Oberheim, the widow of murdered Champaign Police Officer Chris Oberheim Wednesday morning…


Thursday, January 6, 2022
VIDEO: Rep. Wilhour Challenges Dems on Unethical Maps

Tuesday, December 28, 2021
Rep. Wilhour: Nearly 300 New Laws You Should Know About Starting January 2022

There are many new laws that I did not vote for but still received majority votes from the House and Senate and have been signed into law by Governor Priztker….


Saturday, November 6, 2021
Addy & Friends Inclusive Playground Opens for Kids with Special Needs: OSLAD Grant Helps Funding

On Friday Nov. 5, 2021, there was a ribbon-cutting dedication for the Salem Lions Club’s Addy & Friends Inclusive Playground in Bryan Memorial Park in Salem. The playground is named…


Thursday, November 4, 2021
Rep. Wilhour Reminds Schools and Communities Nov. 4th is ‘G.I. Bill of Rights Day’ in Illinois

State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) is reminding communities and schools that since 2018, November 4 is on the list of observed days in Illinois history in recognition of the…


Wednesday, October 13, 2021
OctoChem, Inc. of Vandalia Recognized During Illinois Manufacturing Month; Tour Provided to Local Leaders

As part of Manufacturing Month during October in Illinois, a tour of local Vandalia company, OctoChem Inc., was provided to local elected officials and staff on Tuesday. The morning was…


Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Energy Bill Punctuates Decades of Failed Policies & Failed Leadership in Illinois

Guest Column: Effingham Daily News 10-3-2021 Leave it to Illinois to do the impossible. Only in Illinois could a group of virtue-signaling politicians pass a bill believing they are single-handedly…


Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Rep. Wilhour Co-Hosts 9-11 Ceremony at Smithsonian Exhibit in Salem

State Representative Bliane Wilhour (107th District) was the co-host legislator with State Senator Jason Plummer on Saturday, September 11, 2021 to remember the victims and the first responders of the…


Friday, September 10, 2021
VIDEO: Rep. Wilhour Blasts “Green New Deal” Energy Legislation

Friday, September 3, 2021
Rep. Wilhour Recognizes Cole Tarkington for his Eagle Scout Accomplishment

State Representatives Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) recently presented a certificate from the Illinois House of Representatives to Cole Tarkington of Vandalia for earning his Eagle Scout designation. “To earn the…