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….

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Windhorst Says Governor’s Budget Address Read Like a Campaign Speech, Urges Realistic Solutions to Avoid Future Budget Deficits

METROPOLIS – State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) says Governor Pritzker’s Wednesday Budget Address sounded more like a campaign stump speech than a responsible plan to spend taxpayer dollars for the…

Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Windhorst Weekly – February 1, 2022

Dear Friend, House and Senate members were supposed to return to the Capitol in Springfield this week to begin in-person work for the first time since January 5th. The coming…

Thursday, January 20, 2022
Citing Spiraling Crime, Rep. Windhorst Files Legislation to Repeal Anti-Police SAFE-T Act

METROPOLIS – 118th District State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) led a zoom video press conference on Thursday morning to announce he has filed legislation that would repeal the so-called ‘Safe-T Act’,…

Monday, January 17, 2022
Windhorst Weekly – January 17, 2022

Dear Friend, I started this week off with an interview on WJPF Radio to speak with Tom Miller on the Morning Newswatch about several issues. The spring 2022 Session has…

Friday, January 7, 2022
Windhorst Weekly – January 7, 2022

Dear Friend, The past week has been a busy one, as the New Year brings with it the new legislative spring session. I want to take a moment first to…