Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois


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Apr 14, 2014 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) recognized the 100th anniversary of the Heath Confectionery in Robinson by entering a statement into the permanent record of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Apr 10, 2014 Press Release
The Domain Openness Through Continued Oversight Matters (DOTCOM) Act would require the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review any proposal to cede current U.S. Internet oversight responsibilities to a group of international stakeholders.
Apr 9, 2014 Press Release
Taxpayers in federally declared disaster areas may deduct personal property losses that were not covered by insurance or reimbursed through other means.
Apr 8, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Reps. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) and John Shimkus (R-Ill.) will be hosting two Academy Nights across central and southwest Illinois, in Urbana on April 14th and Godfrey on April 28th.
Apr 3, 2014 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) is cosponsoring a resolution (H. Res. 476) that supports the restoration and protection of state authority in establishing student academic standards and assessments.
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.
Oct 25, 2013 Op-Ed
In the wake of my vote to end the government shutdown/debt ceiling debate, I want to share my thoughts on our nation's fiscal situation as we move forward.
Sep 20, 2013 Op-Ed
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), under the President’s directive through his Climate Action Plan, issued a rule on September 20 that will kill the future for coal and raise costs for electricity in the future.
Sep 3, 2013 Op-Ed
Until I see evidence of a real threat against the United States or our allies or unless the international community reaches a consensus and leads, I am not convinced that a limited strike against Syria at this time is warranted.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 2:30pm
Hoopeston City Hall
301 West Main St
Hoopeston, IL 60942
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 2:30pm
Okawville Village Hall
304 North Front Street
Okawville, IL 62271