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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Windhorst: Illinoisans Pay the Highest Tax Rates in the United States

Springfield…. In his first State Capitol press conference, State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R – Metropolis) provided a report on the status of the tax burden facing the citizens of Illinois….


Friday, March 15, 2019
Windhorst Weekly – March 15 2019

Dear Friend, Beware the Ides of March! It is March 15, 2019 and there is much to talk about after a busy week in Springfield. This week Committees were busily…


Thursday, March 14, 2019
Reps. Bryant and Windhorst Team Up to Pass Legislation to Study the Reopening of Tamms Minimum Security Correctional Facility

Springfield….State Representative Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) and State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) joined forces in Springfield this week to pass legislation that creates a Task Force to study the reopening and…


Friday, March 8, 2019
Windhorst Weekly – March 8 2019

Dear Friend, This week I am thrilled to announce that I have passed my first pieces of legislation through the Committee process and on to the House Floor. My first…


Saturday, March 2, 2019
Windhorst Weekly – March 2 2019

Dear Friend, This week in Springfield, the House moved a few bills from 2nd to 3rd reading, a procedural requirement for legislation that is poised to be debated and voted…


Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Windhorst Tours Flood Damage with Governor in Deep Southern Illinois

Metropolis…. State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R – Metropolis) joined Illinois Emergency Management Agency officials and Governor JB Pritzker on Tuesday to tour flood damaged areas in deep Southern Illinois. Windhorst…


Friday, February 22, 2019
Windhorst Weekly – February 22 2019

Dear Friend, This week’s edition of the Windhorst Weekly focuses on my reaction to Governor JB Pritzker’s first combined State of the State and Budget Address given before a joint…


Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Windhorst Remains Concerned about State’s Finances Following Pritzker’s First Budget Address

Springfield….First-term State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R – Metropolis) says he is concerned for the future of the State’s finances after listening to Governor JB Pritzker deliver his first combined State…


Friday, February 15, 2019
Windhorst Weekly – February 15, 2019

Dear Friend, I want to thank the thousands of Southern Illinoisans that have reached out to my office in the last couple of months to express your opinion on the…


Thursday, February 14, 2019
Windhorst Votes No on Minimum Wage Hike to $15

Springfield….118th District State Representative Patrick Windhorst says he is disappointed, but not surprised that Democrats in Springfield have muscled through an expedited bill to raise Illinois’ minimum wage to $15 per…