Rep. Patrick Windhorst introduced an omnibus ethics and lobbying reform bill this week

A newly filed bill from a House Republican seeks to implement ethics reform proposals previously discussed by a bipartisan special commission that was created in response to federal investigations into lawmakers.

Introduced Tuesday by Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis), HB 5872 seeks, among many ideas, to implement a one-year ban on lobbying for former lawmakers and would require legislators to provide more financial disclosure information.

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