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Wednesday, November 20, 2019
State Rep. Patrick Windhorst Appointed to Joint State Ethics Commission

Metropolis….State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) has been appointed to serve on the recently created Joint Commission on Ethics and Lobbying Reform. The appointment comes on the heels of Rep. Windhorst’s…


Saturday, November 16, 2019
Windhorst Weekly – Veto Session 2019 Recap

Dear Friend, The 2019 Veto Session wrapped up Thursday evening, after a busy three days of action on new legislation. Prior to heading to Springfield, I was honored to speak…


Friday, November 15, 2019
Windhorst Welcomes Goreville Lady Blackcats Softball Champions to State Capitol

Springfield…State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) welcomed the Goreville High School Lady Blackcats Class A Softball Champions to the State Capitol in Springfield on Wednesday. The Lady Blackcats were presented with…


Thursday, November 14, 2019
Rep. Windhorst Supports Ethics Reforms, Demands Further Action

Springfield….State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) sounded off after the adjournment of the 2019 Veto Session on Thursday, expressing his displeasure with a lack of action on a package of tougher…


Thursday, November 14, 2019
Windhorst: Rushed Process Leaves Unanswered Questions on Pension Reform

Springfield….State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) cast an opposing vote on legislation that will combine police and fire pension system assets. Windhorst says the Veto Session did not provide adequate time…


Monday, November 11, 2019
Windhorst Weekly – Veterans Day 2019 and Veto Session Preview

Dear Friend, Yesterday, I had the honor of speaking at the Veterans Day ceremony in Galatia. A beautiful fall day made the perfect setting for a terrific tribute to America’s…


Friday, November 8, 2019
Southern Illinois Legislators Sponsor Tougher Ethics Laws, Encourage Passage during Veto Session

Joint Op-Ed submitted by State Representatives Terri Bryant, Dave Severin, and Patrick Windhorst Southern Illinois Legislators Sponsor Tougher Ethics Laws, Encourage Passage during Veto Session A summer of discontent has…


Friday, November 1, 2019
Windhorst Weekly November 1, 2019 – Veto Session Week One Recap

Lawmakers returned to Springfield for the first time since June 2nd for three days of Veto Session this week. First things first, I want to thank my wife Holly for…


Friday, October 18, 2019
Windhorst Weekly – October 18, 2019

Dear Friend, This week I traveled to Chicago for the first meeting of the House Firearms Public Awareness Task Force. As expected, the House Democrats, who chair and control the…


Monday, October 14, 2019
Windhorst Weekly October 14, 2019

Dear Friend, The Veto Session this year is scheduled to begin on October 28th. Since the spring Session ended on June 1, Governor Pritzker signed 591 bills and vetoed only…