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Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Southern Illinois Republican State Representatives Urge JCAR to Reject New Political Activism Training Requirements for Teachers

Southern Illinois – Southern Illinois Republican lawmakers are sounding off in opposition to new regulations that will require teachers to receive ongoing training and measurement in political activism via new “Culturally…


Thursday, January 28, 2021
Southern Illinois Republican Lawmakers: Gov. Pritzker Should Veto Dangerous and Confusing Criminal Justice Reform Bill

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – On Tuesday, January 26, 2021, six southern Illinois Republican lawmakers hosted a first of its kind virtual town hall meeting live on Facebook to highlight their concerns…


Friday, January 15, 2021
Patrick Windhorst Inaugurated to Second Term as 118th District State Representative

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) was sworn-in to a second term as 118th district State Representative during inauguration ceremonies in Springfield on Wednesday. Representative Windhorst says his first…


Thursday, January 14, 2021
Windhorst Says Gov. Pritzker Should Veto Flawed Criminal Justice Reform Legislation

SPRINGFIELD – 118th District State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) issued the following statement in response to the Illinois House and Senate’s passage of sweeping police and criminal justice reforms on Wednesday. …


Thursday, December 31, 2020
Windhorst Weekly – Goodbye 2020 – Happy New Year 2021!

Dear Friend, From my family to yours, I want to wish you a very Happy New Year! I know that the year 2020 was a difficult one for every family…


Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Windhorst: Significant Housing Development Authority Grants Coming to Southern IL Communities

METROPOLIS – State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) is applauding a decision by the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) that will send nearly $1 million to nine Southern Illinois communities to…


Friday, December 18, 2020
Windhorst Weekly – December 20, 2020

Dear Friend, Although the Illinois legislature has not met more than 4 days since March, you might believe the work of the General Assembly is done and everything is just…


Monday, December 14, 2020
Southern Illinois House Republicans React to Democrats Shutting Down Madigan Investigation

Southern Illinois – House Democrats shut down further proceedings of the House Special Investigating Committee formed to look into potential conduct unbecoming of a legislator by Mike Madigan on Monday. After…


Thursday, November 19, 2020
Southern Illinois House Republicans Demand Hearings into Madigan Wrongdoing

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Southern Illinois Republican House delegation, made up of State Representative Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro), State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton), and Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) issued the following joint…


Thursday, October 1, 2020
Rep. Windhorst Responds to Vistra’s Plan to Close Remaining Coal-Fired Power Plants

METROPOLIS – Earlier this week, energy company Vistra announced a six year plan that will result in the eventual closure of several coal-fired power plants across Southern Illinois, including the…