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Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Windhorst Leads Calls for SAFE-T Act Repeal

SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) reiterated his calls to repeal a law that he says reduces public safety and makes the job of police harder to do. Windhorst…


Monday, March 21, 2022
Windhorst Weekly – March 21, 2022

Dear Friend, The 2022 spring Session began amidst one of the worst spikes in violent crime rates throughout the State of Illinois. Seeing the daily carjacking and murder numbers outpace…


Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Windhorst Sponsors Legislation to Address Inflation, High Gas Prices

Windhorst Sponsors Legislation to Address Inflation, High Gas Prices SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) joined fellow House Republicans for a Capitol news conference on Wednesday to highlight legislation…


Saturday, March 12, 2022
Windhorst Weekly – March 12, 2022

Dear Friend, This past week in Springfield, lawmakers spent most of their time participating in committee hearings on House and Senate bills. When we return to action on Tuesday, March…


Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Rep. Windhorst: Madigan Indictment Demonstrates Need for Anti-Corruption Reforms

SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) says the indictment of former House Speaker Michael J. Madigan by a federal grand jury on racketeering charges demonstrates the urgent need for Illinois…


Sunday, February 27, 2022
Windhorst Weekly – February 27, 2022

Dear Friend, Last week was among the busiest involving House floor action on legislation so far this Spring 2022 Legislative Session. Multiple pieces of legislation have moved from 2nd to…


Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Windhorst: Governor Pritzker’s Last Gasp on School Mask Mandates Draws Final Breath

SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) released the following statement after Tuesday’s action by a legislative rulemaking committee to block emergency rules proposed by the Illinois Department of Public…


Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Windhorst: Mask Mandates for Schools Should End Immediately

METROPOLIS – State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) says he believes Governor Pritzker’s decision to keep school mask mandates in place harms children, and makes little sense in light of the…


Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Rep. Windhorst Says Violent Incidents Spiking, SAFE-T Act Repeal Needed Now

State Rep. Patrick Windhorst joined House Republican Leader Jim Durkin and State Rep. Dan Ugaste for a press conference today, calling for the repeal of the SAFE-T Act.


Monday, February 7, 2022
Rep. Windhorst Applauds Decision to Halt School Mask Mandate

METROPOLIS….State Rep. Patrick Windhorst expressed thanks and appreciation to Sangamon County Judge Raylene Grischow following Friday’s news that Governor Pritzker’s mask mandate for students in Illinois public schools has been temporarily halted….