Monday, April 13, 2020
Southern Illinois Republicans Call for Reforms to Fix State Unemployment Filing System Failures

MARION – Three Southern Illinois Republican State Representatives are calling for Governor JB Pritzker to take immediate action to remedy issues plaguing the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES). Web site…

Thursday, April 9, 2020
Rep. Windhorst Asks DOC Officials to Explain Inmate Furlough Decisions

METROPOLIS – 118th District State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) joined House GOP leader Jim Durkin and House Republican members of the House Committees on Judiciary Criminal Law and Public Safety Appropriations this…

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Southern Illinois Legislators Ask Governor to Stop Mental Health Patient Transfers

HARRISBURG – Southern Illinois legislators submitted the following letter to Governor JB Pritzker and Department of Human Services Secretary Grace Hou on Wednesday, April 8 asking that immediate action be taken to stop the…

Saturday, April 4, 2020
Windhorst Weekly April 4, 2020

Dear Friend, This week Gov. Pritzker extended his previous stay-at-home order for another 30 days. Continuing efforts to flatten the curve of new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, Governor Pritzker announced…

Monday, March 30, 2020
United States Chamber of Commerce Provides Information on Small Business Emergency Loans and State of Illinois Ramps up Emergency Aid Relief

Business Resources for COVID-19 Relief State Level Hospitality Emergency Grant Program The grant is administered by Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) to provide relief for bars, restaurants, and…

Monday, March 30, 2020
What the CARES Act means to Illinoisans

Friday, March 27, 2020
Windhorst Weekly – March 28, 2020

Dear Friend and Fellow Illinoisan, State of Illinois Coronavirus Website COVID-19 UPDATES ILLINOIS HOUSE REPUBLICANS Illinoisans have nearly completed a full week of a ‘stay-at-home’ order implemented by Governor Pritzker…

Thursday, March 26, 2020
Windhorst Encouraging Small Businesses to Apply for Downstate Stabilization Grants and Low Interest Loan Assistance through State Treasurer and Local Financial Institutions

Windhorst: Small Businesses Can Apply this week for Financial Assistance through IL Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity METROPOLIS – State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) is sharing information for small businesses in southern…

Thursday, March 26, 2020
Thank You Essential Employees and Unsung Heroes!

Saturday, March 21, 2020
Windhorst Weekly March 21, 2020

Dear Friend, This week has been one of monumental firsts in the history of the State of Illinois and indeed the United States of America. The federal and state governments…