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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…


Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Rep. Windhorst Files Resolution Urging Repeal of Anti-Police Criminal Justice Reform Bill

SPRINGFIELD – 118th District State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) led a Capitol press conference on Wednesday to highlight HR 598, a Resolution Windhorst is sponsoring that calls for the full repeal of…


Tuesday, December 28, 2021
Rep. Windhorst: Trailer License Plate Renewal Fees to Significantly Drop in 2022

METROPOLIS – State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) has good news for Illinoisans that purchase trailer license plate sticker renewals. After legislation in 2019, which Windhorst opposed, caused the trailer licensing…


Tuesday, December 21, 2021
New laws effective in the New Year 2022

When the new year arrives on January 1 it will bring with it nearly 300 new laws in Illinois – everything from addressing confidentiality for victims of human trafficking to lowering fees…


Saturday, December 11, 2021
Windhorst Weekly – December 11, 2021

Dear Friend, At this very difficult time, I want to extend my most sincere condolences and prayers to the people and businesses impacted by Friday night’s extreme tornadoes. My wife…


Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Windhorst Weekly – Happy Thanksgiving 2021

Dear Friend, On this Thanksgiving Week 2021, I want to wish you and your friends, family, and loved ones a very special and Happy Thanksgiving. The world around us can…