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Monday, June 17, 2024
National Mascot Day!

Did you know that today is National Mascot Day? As a proud Lancer, Patriot, Saint, Illini, and Saluki, I want to recognize the many mascots that celebrate the personality and…


Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Free Fishing Days are this Weekend!

From the Illinois Department of Natural Resources: “The 2024 Illinois Free Fishing Days celebration will take place June 14 – 17, coinciding with Father’s Day weekend. During this four-day celebration…


Tuesday, June 11, 2024
National Corn on the Cob Day

Did you know that Illinois is the 2nd largest corn producer in the nation? 🌽 Celebrate National Corn on the Cob Day and support Illinois farmers today by enjoying locally-grown corn! 


Friday, June 7, 2024
It’s National Doughnut Day!

Happy National Doughnut Day! No matter what your favorite flavor is, today is the perfect day to enjoy one of these sweet treats. Did you know National Doughnut Day originated…


Thursday, June 6, 2024
Rep. Windhorst Marks 80th Anniversary of D-Day

On June 6th, 1944, Allied troops commanded the largest seaborne invasion in history on the beach of Normandy, France. D-Day is a time to remember the sacrifices made by those…


Tuesday, June 4, 2024
CPR & AED Awareness Week

CPR and AED Awareness Week remind us how many lives can be saved if more adults learn how to perform CPR and use an AED. Every second counts when it…


Thursday, May 30, 2024
Windhorst Provides End of Session and Budget Update

The Illinois General Assembly has finalized the work of the 2024 spring legislative Session. Shortly after 4:30 AM on Wednesday morning, House Democrats raised taxes on citizens and businesses to…


Thursday, May 30, 2024
VIDEO: Patrick Windhorst Calls out Democrats for Breaking House Rules to Raise Taxes

SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois General Assembly has finalized the work of the 2024 spring legislative Session. Shortly after 4:30 AM on Wednesday morning, House Democrats raised taxes on citizens…


Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Windhorst: FY 25 Budget Sets Spending Record, Relies on $1 Billion in Tax Hikes

SPRINGFIELD, IL – State Representative Patrick Windhorst has served as the House Republican Floor Leader since the start of the 103rd General Assembly. The House of Representatives wrapped up its regular…


Monday, May 27, 2024
Rep. Windhorst Offers Advice to Residents and Businesses Following Sunday’s Major Storm Damage

METROPOLIS, IL – State Representative Patrick Windhorst is reminding local residents of best practices following the outbreak of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes on Sunday evening throughout Southern Illinois. Rep. Windhorst…