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Thursday, March 7, 2019
Satellite Office Hours Set for Marion County March 11th

Monday, March 11 begins our Satellite Office Hours schedule for the 107th District. Our first meeting is set for Marion County at the Salem City Hall from 9:00 a.m. until…


Thursday, February 28, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Announces Budget Hearings Scheduled by House Appropriations Committee

State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City), announced today that the House Appropriations – Capital Committee began meeting this week to hear from various State agencies and advocates regarding their requests…


Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Financial Experts Agree with Rep. Wilhour: Governor’s Budget Plan Insufficient

State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City), a business owner and farmer, has said even before he was sworn in to the Illinois General Assembly, that the State needs real reform…


Thursday, February 21, 2019
Rep. Blaine Wilhour’s Statement on the Governor’s Budget Address

State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) today is issuing the following statement on the Governor’s Budget Address. The idea that this budget is balanced is laughable. Here we have a…


Thursday, February 14, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Opposes $15 Minimum Wage Increase: Businesses Will Close, Jobs Eliminated

State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City), a member of the Labor & Commerce Committee, voted NO and opposed legislation that mandates a minimum wage of $15/hour by the year 2025….


Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Town Hall Set for Kaskaskia College – Feb. 21 @ 7pm

State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) is co-hosting a town hall meeting on Thursday, February 21st at the Lifelong Learning Center at Kaskaskia College. The meeting is open to the…


Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Happy Birthday, Mr. Lincoln!

Today mark’s the 210th Anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth. Mr. Lincoln served as a state representative during the time the Illinois State Capitol was in Vandalia. Learn more about Mr….


Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Rep. Wilhour Selected for Personnel & Pensions Committee; Personnel Code Subcommittee

Last week, State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City), a member of the Personnel & Pensions Committee in the Illinois House, was selected to serve on the Personnel Code Subcommittee as…


Friday, February 1, 2019
Illinois Business Prominent in Super Bowl LIII: 27 Players to Wear Helmets Made in Salem

State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) is proud to announce that this Sunday twenty-seven professional players on both the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots teams will be wearing…


Friday, February 1, 2019
Rep. Blaine Wilhour Statement on Gubernatorial Executive Orders and New Rules for the IL House

State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) today is issuing the following statement on the far-left policies outlined by Gov. JB Pritzker and the hostile rules the House Democrats have enacted…