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Saturday, January 11, 2020
Windhorst Weekly – January 11, 2020

Dear Friend, Since taking the oath of office as State Representative of the 118th district in January 2019, I have seen the good, the bad, and the ugly in Illinois…


Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Windhorst Urges Governor, Lawmakers to Build Realistic Budget

SPRINGFIELD… State Representative Patrick Windhorst is calling on the Governor and state lawmakers to take a ‘realistic’ approach to crafting the Fiscal Year 2021 budget in the wake of Governor…


Saturday, February 15, 2020
Windhorst Weekly February 15, 2020

The House and Senate were not in Session this week, but there are several news items to report following a whirlwind week of bill filings and press conferences, and Committee…


Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Windhorst Sponsors Bold Pro-2nd Amendment Legislative Agenda

Metropolis….Since taking office, State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) has been a staunch supporter of 2nd Amendment Rights. Windhorst, true to his record, has introduced a bold legislative agenda aimed at…


Saturday, February 1, 2020
Windhorst Weekly – February 1, 2020

Dear Friend, There’s a lot of news to cover in this week’s Windhorst Weekly. Thank you to everyone that took time to send me messages on social media and via…


Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Windhorst Hopes Action Meets Rhetoric Following State of the State Address

SPRINGFIELD…. State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) says he hopes legislative action will follow high arching rhetoric following Governor JB Pritzker’s 2nd State of the State Address before a joint Session…


Saturday, January 25, 2020
Windhorst Weekly – 2020 Session Preview

Dear Friend, Coming up on Tuesday next week, Illinois lawmakers will meet for the first time in 2020 to begin the legislative Session. On Wednesday, Governor JB Pritzker will deliver…


Tuesday, January 21, 2020
OP-ED: REP. WINDHORST: PROPERTY TAX RELIEF TASK FORCE FAILS TO DELIVER RESULTS

At the end of Session last spring, the Illinois General Assembly approved and Governor Pritzker signed SB 1932, which created the Property Tax Relief Task Force. The task force is…


Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Gateway Carbondale Cuts Ribbon on New Women’s Treatment Facility

Thank you to Gateway Foundation for hosting me for a special ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the start of a new program to assist women in their recovery from drug…


Saturday, January 18, 2020
Windhorst Weekly – January 18, 2020

Dear Friend, This week I am happy to announce that I have released an online legislative survey for the residents of the 118th district ot be able to express their…


Friday, January 17, 2020
Rep. Windhorst Announces 118th District Community Development Block Grant Recipients

Metropolis….State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) today announced that the towns of Rosiclare, Carrier Mills, Shawneetown, and Eldorado have each been selected to receive $500,000 in federal grant assistance through the…