Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois


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Oct 28, 2014 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R-Illinois-15) released the following statement on the reported uranium hexafluoride release at the Honeywell plant in Metropolis
Oct 22, 2014 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) was presented with the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Guardian of Small Business Award for his votes during the 113th Congress. In the report issued from January 2013 – July 2014, Shimkus has a 100 percent voting record.
Oct 17, 2014 Press Release
Today I join a growing number of my colleagues on both sides of the aisle in calling on President Obama to impose a commercial travel ban between the U.S. and Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa.
Oct 10, 2014 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) recognized the McHenry Chapel’s 200th anniversary by entering a statement into the permanent record of the United States House of Representatives.
Sep 10, 2014 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) is now accepting applications from young men and women interested in attending one of the United States military academies. High school seniors, college students, and anyone interested should apply now for summer 2015 admission.
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.
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.

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 1:00pm
Oblong Village Hall
202 South Range Street
Oblong, IL 62449