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Thursday, October 3, 2019
Rep. Windhorst Provides Information for Domestic Violence Services Available in Southern Illinois – Reminds Constituents that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Metropolis…. State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) is reminding constituents that October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The month-long information and awareness campaign is a movement first began in 1981…


Monday, September 30, 2019
Southern Illinois Legislators Named to Illinois House Firearms Awareness Task Force

Springfield….Three Republican members of Southern Illinois’ legislative delegation have been named to the Illinois House Firearm Public Awareness Task Force. The 24-member bipartisan task force is charged with producing an…


Saturday, September 28, 2019
Windhorst Weekly -September 28, 2019

Dear Friend, This past week I was honored to discuss three major legislative items at the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce’s monthly meeting. The topics that I covered included the State’s…


Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Windhorst Urges Democrat Legislative Leaders to Embrace Governor’s Proposed Budget Cuts

Metropolis…State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) is urging Democrat House and Senate leaders to embrace cuts to state government bureaucracy following the release of a memo from the Governor’s office and…


Friday, September 13, 2019
Windhorst Weekly September 13, 2019

Dear Friend, America Marks 18th Anniversary of 9/11 Terror Attacks This past Tuesday, September 11, 2019 marked the 18th anniversary of the 9/11/ Terror Attacks in New York, Washington, and…


Saturday, September 7, 2019
Windhorst Weekly September 7 2019

Dear Friend, As the summer winds to a close, the legislature is now just over one month away from returning to Springfield for Veto Session. The Veto Session this year…


Friday, August 30, 2019
Windhorst Weekly – August 30, 2019

Dear Friend, This weekend Americans will celebrate the Labor Day holiday! Did you know that Labor Day was first made a federal holiday all the way back in 1894? The…


Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Windhorst Legislation Creating Task Force to Study Reopening of Tamms Minimum Security Correctional Facility Signed by Governor

Springfield….State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) announced this week that Governor Pritzker has signed legislation he co-sponsored that creates a task force to study the possible reopening and repurposing of the…


Sunday, August 25, 2019
Windhorst Weekly – August 25 2019

Dear Friend, This week, Southeastern Illinois College celebrated a special grand opening. The Elle Elizabeth Hise Museum of Regional Art located on the campus of Southeastern Illinois College is now open! I…


Thursday, August 22, 2019
Windhorst Urges Residents to Take Online Property Tax Survey

METROPOLIS….State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) says he knows his constituents are concerned about the high-cost of property taxes in the State of Illinois. The first-term lawmaker is offering his constituents…