Illinois state Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) argues that few in Springfield are surprised that the Property Tax Relief Task Force assembled by Gov. J.B. Pritzker fall woefully short of its stated goal.
Freshmen Illinois state Sen. Jason Plummer (R-Edwardsville) is grateful for the praise his bill eliminating registration fees for certain farming equipment is drawing as one of the most sensible of more than 250 new laws enacted on Jan. 1.
Freshmen House Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) is not sure which upsets him more, the fact that Illinois has become the nation's best example of a state in decline or the fact that the prospect of change seems so far out of reach right now.
State House Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) admits to feeling envious of neighboring states and what they’ve done to get their fiscal houses in order as opposed to Illinois’ futile tax-and-spend approach.
Illinois state Rep. Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) recently voiced her support for Southern Illinois University at Carbondale officials' plans to eliminate standardized test scores from the school's admissions requirements.
Illinois House Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) wonders how some of his legislative colleagues in Springfield are among the only people in the state who fail to see the perils of their tax-and-spend policies.
Illinois state Rep. C. D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville) wants residents of his 100th District impacted by recent heavy flooding to know that the state and U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) are offering loans for those affected in 2019.
Illinois state Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) is encouraging younger residents of his 107th District to take advantage of Conservation Achievement Scholarships offered by the Illinois Conservation Foundation.
All eyes will be on Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker at the start of the new session to see if the Democratic leader has any intention of making good on his pledge to bring fair electoral mapmaking to the state.