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Friday, June 7, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Warns Residents that Taxes and State Spending are Going Up!

State Representative Blaine Wilhour is warning area residents to brace for higher taxes and increased spending with the passage of the Fiscal Year 2020 budget. Wilhour said, “The $40 billion…


Wednesday, June 5, 2019
75th Anniversary of D-Day: Remembering Our History

On 6 June 1944 – ‘D–Day‘ – Allied forces launched the largest amphibious invasion in the history of warfare. Codenamed Operation ‘Overlord’, the Allied landings on the beaches of Normandy…


Thursday, May 30, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Speaks for Illinois Farmers on House Floor

Rep. Blaine Wilhour, one of the few actual farmers in the Illinois House, stood today to help bring home the point that all legislators need to remember the tough challenges…


Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Defends 2nd Amendment Rights for IL Citizens: Opposed Blatant Overreach of Government

Today, Rep. Blaine Wilhour defended the rights of all Illinois citizens and voted NO on a proposal that would make criminals out of law-abiding citizens by requiring fingerprinting, increasing fees…


Monday, May 27, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Fights the Graduated Tax Plan & Votes NO on Constitutional Amendment to Increase Taxes and Kill Jobs

State Representative Blaine Wilhour stood with the Illinois taxpayers today and voted NO to change the flat tax system to a graduated tax plan. The graduated income tax proposal being…


Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Leads the Fight Against More Taxes! No Blank Check for Government!

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour and several of his colleagues met with news outlets today to answer questions and continue making the argument against the Governor’s ‘graduated tax’ proposal. Without set…


Monday, May 20, 2019
Rep. Wilhour: Press Conference with IL Family Business Owner Opposed to Graduated Tax Plan!

State Representative Blaine Wilhour joins other legislators from south Central Illinois to point out the negative impact of the governor’s graduated tax plan on Illinois family businesses.


Thursday, May 16, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Speaks to IL House: Raising Taxes is NOT the Answer!

With just fourteen days left in the legislative session, Rep. Blaine Wilhour rose to address his colleagues in the Illinois House concerning taxes in the state. His comments follow: I…


Thursday, May 16, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Partners with Dept. of Human Rights to Promote ‘Reporting Hotline’ in the 107th District

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour is partnering with the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) in spreading the word about the State of Illinois Sexual Harassment and Discrimination (SHD) Helpline and…


Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Measure Creating School District Efficiency Commission Heads to State Senate

The Illinois House unanimously approved legislation State Representative Blaine Wilhour is co-sponsoring to create the School District Efficiency Commission to reduce unnecessary costs and save taxpayers money. The legislation (House…