Monday, April 29, 2024
Rep. Wilhour Recognizes U.S. Air Force Veteran on his 90th Birthday

State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) provided a birthday certificate for Marion County veteran and farmer, David M. Gaines on the occasion of his 90th birthday over the weekend. Family…

Friday, April 26, 2024
Rep. Wilhour Sets Traveling Office Hours for May in the 110th District

The next traveling office hours hosted by State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) will be Wednesday, May 1 in the following locations: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM       Evans Public…

Friday, April 26, 2024
Rep. Wilhour’s Senior Fair Big Success in Salem

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour’s Senior Fair on Tuesday was a big success for reaching senior citizens with information about state programs, community resources, and services provided by the healthcare organizations…

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Rep. Wilhour Tours Menta Academy in Centralia

“Thank you to the folks at Menta Academy in Centralia for hosting me today. They are doing important work, often in difficult situations.” You can learn more about Menta here….

Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Franklin Park Junior High Beta Club Students Learn about the IL House from Rep. Wilhour

“Always good to see our students in town. Happy to spend some time today with Junior High Beta Club students from Franklin Park School in Salem.

Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Rep. Wilhour Welcomes Murray Parents Association to Capitol

I enjoyed the opportunity to catch up with friends from the Murray Parents Association in Springfield. These are some of the most important and effective advocates around and they have…

Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Rep. Wilhour Leads Late Night Challenge to $35 Million Extra Money for Migrant “Newcomers”

In a late-night hearing at the State Capitol, Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City), the ranking Republican member of the Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education Committee, lead the questioning of the members…

Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Wilhour Opposes Proposed Change to “Tipped Wage” Law in Illinois

House Bill 5345 is a proposal to change a law that allows lower hourly wages for Illinoisans who receive cash tips — most commonly restaurant and delivery workers. Opposed by the…

Friday, April 12, 2024
Career Conference at Kaskaskia College Helps 8th Graders Learn of Many Options

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour’s office participated in helping to teach over 1,400 middle school students from Marion, Clinton, and Washington Counties about the many options available to them as career…

Thursday, April 11, 2024
Rep. Wilhour Guest Reader for 1st Graders at Vandalia Elementary School

“Thank you to Mrs. O’Brien-Schmidt and the Vandalia 1st grade class for inviting me to be the guest reader this morning! I like reading and I love the questions that…