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Friday, October 15, 2021
Southern Illinois Republican Legislators Say New Congressional Maps Focus on Protecting Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Thin Majority

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – Federal Congressional districts in the State of Illinois would look a lot different for the next ten years if the most recent draft of new maps stays in…


Friday, October 15, 2021
Windhorst Weekly – Veto Session Preview -October 15, 2021

The Illinois legislature is set to return to Springfield for the final two weeks of October for the 2021 Veto Session of the 102nd General Assembly. News outlets and political…


Friday, October 1, 2021
State Rep. Patrick Windhorst and Harrisburg Police Department to Host Free Drug Take Back Event

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Patrick Windhorst is joining with the Harrsiburg police department for a free drug takeback event on Wednesday, October 6th from 12:00 – 2:00 PM. The event…


Friday, September 24, 2021
Windhorst: Governor Breaks ‘Pledge to Veto’ for Second Time

METROPOLIS – State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) expressed disappointment in Governor JB Pritzker’s signature on a second version of legislative maps passed along party lines during a marathon one-day Special…


Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Windhorst Weekly – September 14, 2021

Dear Friend, This week’s Windhorst Weekly recaps a busy couple weeks that have come about because of two Special Sessions of the Illinois General Assembly. Tuesday, August 31st saw the…


Monday, September 6, 2021
Windhorst Weekly – Labor Day 2021

Dear Friend, HAPPY Labor Day! As we pause today to recognize the contributions of the American worker, I sincerely hope you and your enjoyed some time this Labor Day to…


Thursday, September 2, 2021
Southern Illinois Legislators Postpone Carbondale and Marion Senior Fairs

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – State Senator Dale Fowler and State Senator Terri Bryant, and State Representatives Dave Severin, Patrick Windhorst, and Paul Jacobs released the following joint statement on Thursday regarding…


Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Windhorst: IL Democrats Prioritize Raw Political Power in Latest Redistricting Plan

SPRINGFIELD – Following a marathon day of a Special Legislative Session on Tuesday, State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) decried the process used to advance a new set of legislative redistricting…


Monday, August 23, 2021
Windhorst Weekly – August 23, 2021

Dear Friend, This week’s edition of the Windhorst Weekly will break down some of the news and notes from the 118th district and beyond for the last week or so….


Friday, August 20, 2021
Rep. Windhorst Objects to Pritzker’s Signature on Sex Ed Legislation

METROPOLIS – State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) issued the following statement on Friday evening, following a late-afternoon bill signing by Governor JB Pritzker. Gov. Pritzker signed SB 818 today, a…