Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois


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May 20, 2015 Press Release
Together, these improvements to FDA’s review process will help maintain American leadership in medical device innovation.
May 19, 2015 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) supported legislation to address a variety of issues affecting our nation’s 21.2 million veterans.
May 13, 2015 Press Release
The legislation would ban abortions after 20 weeks with exceptions for rape, incest and to protect the life of the mother.
May 12, 2015 Press Release
The legislation would require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw their controversial proposed rule to regulate Waters of the United States (WOTUS).
May 1, 2015 Press Release
Shimkus Backs Balanced Budget Agreement; Supports VA, Energy & Water Funding Measures
Feb 24, 2015 Op-Ed
Despite all the president’s rhetoric about middle-class economics, the reality is that the majority of middle-class families pay more and get less as a result of his policies.
Sep 18, 2014 Op-Ed
If we prematurely abandon our commitment to oversee Internet governance, no amount of American power and influence will be able to restore what is lost: the Internet Open and Free.
Apr 30, 2014 Op-Ed
While the shale oil and gas renaissance dominates today’s energy landscape, it’s important that policymakers remember the vital contribution nuclear power makes to our nation’s energy portfolio.
Mar 27, 2014 Op-Ed
Three decades of delays have amassed more than 70,000 tons of spent nuclear fuel at more than 121 locations across more than 30 states. The American people deserve the central repository they’ve paid for, not more excuses for dodging the law.
Mar 10, 2014 Op-Ed
Freedom-loving countries must aid our Ukrainian friends to stave off Russia.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 1:30pm
Highland City Hall Council Chambers
1115 Broadway
Highland, IL 62249
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 10:30am
Sandoval Community Center
102 North Cherry Street
Sandoval, IL 62882
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 11:30am
City Hall Council Chambers
131 East 2nd Street
Flora, IL 62839