Monday, February 6, 2023
Happy Birthday President Ronald Reagan!

Happy Birthday to the Great Communicator! Ronald Wilson Reagan was born on this day in the great state of Illinois. President Reagan was a transcendent figure that changed the United…

Thursday, February 2, 2023
Rep. Windhorst Named to Key House Committees

METROPOLIS – State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) announced this week his appointment to several key Illinois House of Representative Committees. In addition to his duties as the House Republican Floor…

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Rep. Windhorst Joins Effort to Repeal Firearm Ban

SPRINGFIELD – House Republican Floor Leader and State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) has added his name to a legislative effort to repeal the recently signed firearms ban. Windhorst says the…

Friday, January 20, 2023
Windhorst: Effingham Judge Halts Firearms Ban, Further Legal Action Expected

METROPOLIS – House Republican Floor Leader and 117th District State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) issued a statement agreeing with an Effingham County judge’s decision on Friday afternoon that temporarily halts the…

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Southern Illinois Republican Legislators Host Successful Gun Control Town Hall

MARION – Seven members of Southern Illinois’ House and Senate legislative delegation hosted more than 900 citizens at a Legislative Town Hall Meeting in Marion on Tuesday night. Legislators covered…

Friday, January 13, 2023
Patrick Windhorst Named Illinois House of Representatives Republican Floor Leader

SPRINGFIELD – On Thursday, newly minted House Republican Leader Tony McCombie announced her leadership team. Among those selected to serve in the highest positions of the Illinois House Republican caucus…

Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Patrick Windhorst Sworn In as 117th District State Representative

SPRINGFIELD – On Wednesday, State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) took the oath of office to serve as State Representative for the newly created 117th district. Windhorst joined fellow members of the…

Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Windhorst: Pritzker’s Signature on Gun Control Legislation Violates Rights of Law-Abiding Citizens

SPRINGFIELD – On Tuesday night in the final hours of the 102nd General Assembly’s Lame Duck Session, Governor JB Pritzker signed HB 5471, amended legislation that bans the manufacture and…

Sunday, January 8, 2023
Windhorst Votes Against Massive Pay Raise for Illinois Politicians

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) voted no on a last minute, late Friday night pay raise for legislators that was tucked into a massive spending bill on Friday….

Friday, January 6, 2023
Six Southern Illinois Legislators to Host Marion Legislative Town Hall Meeting to Address Gun Control

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – Six Republican southern Illinois legislators from the Illinois Senate and House of Representatives will host a legislative town hall meeting in Marion later this month to address…