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Thursday, April 23, 2020
Rep. Windhorst Wants Governor to Implement Regional Approach to Reopening Economy

METROPOLIS – On Thursday, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced a 30-day extension of a disaster declaration beginning May 1 that includes a continuation of most stay-at-home orders. However, the governor…


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…


Monday, June 8, 2020
Op Ed: Rep. Windhorst Wraps Up 2020 Legislative Session and Budget

Last month, the General Assembly returned to session for the first time since early March for an abbreviated special session designed to take up a few items related to the…


Saturday, June 6, 2020
Windhorst Weekly – June 6, 2020

Dear Friend, This week’s Windhorst Weekly provides a detailed update on two major issues that made news this week. I’ve got lots of new information from the Illinois Department of…


Monday, May 25, 2020
Windhorst Weekly – Memorial Day 2020 Edition

Dear Friend, This Memorial Day is unlike any other we have ever lived through before. Although some of our traditional gatherings have been postponed or canceled, I was honored to…


Saturday, May 23, 2020
Windhorst Votes NO on Record Spending Budget that Relies on Record Borrowing and Gives Legislators a Pay Raise

SPRINGFIELD…. State Representative Patrick Windhorst issued the following statement after the Illinois House of Representatives passed a record spending FY 2021 budget on Saturday night. “The Fiscal Year 21 budget…


Friday, May 22, 2020
Windhorst Votes No on Massive Democrat Vote by Mail Expansion

SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) voted in opposition to a massive overhaul of Illinois’ mail-in ballot program proposed by House Democrats and Governor JB Pritzker on Thursday during…


Monday, May 18, 2020
Windhorst Weekly – May 18, 2020 – Session Preview Edition

Dear Friend, PRITZKER ADMINISTRATION FILES EMERGENCY RULES THREATENING SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS WITH PROSECUTION – UP TO 1 YEAR IN JAIL AND $2500 FINE As your State Representative, I am duty-bound…


Friday, May 15, 2020
Windhorst Sends Letter to Governor Pritzker on Childcare Access as Some Employees Head Back to Work

METROPOLIS – State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) joined more than 2 dozen fellow House Republican State Representatives in sending a letter to Governor Pritzker on the issue of childcare access…


Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Windhorst to Sponsor Bill to Increase Fairness for Small Businesses

Metropolis….State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) says he will co-sponsor legislation aimed at leveling the playing field for small businesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent Executive Orders from Governor JB…


Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Reps. Windhorst, Miller and Bailey Join Forces to Recruit Volunteers for Senior Programs in Southern Illinois

METROPOLIS – State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis), along with Rep. Chris Miller 110th District and Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Louisville) is asking for volunteers throughout southeastern Illinois to assist the Illinois…


Monday, May 11, 2020
Windhorst Weekly – May 11, 2020

Dear Friend, Although the legislature is not currently in Session, last week was a big week for news. Since the outbreak of the coronavirus and the subsequent economic fallout, pressure…