Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois


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Feb 26, 2015 Press Release
“Reclassifi­cation of broadband service won’t create more bandwidth—just more lobbyists, litigation and loopholes."
Feb 24, 2015 Press Release
With his veto today, President Obama put the narrow wishes of his far-left base before the will of the American people and a bipartisan majority in Congress.
Feb 20, 2015 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R-Illinois-15) is now accepting entries for the 2015 Congressional Art Competition. The contest is open to high school students in the 15th Congressional District. Entries are due by April 18.
Feb 13, 2015 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) supported bipartisan tax relief today that would permanently extend the Section 179 expensing option for small businesses and farmers.
Feb 11, 2015 Press Release
H.R. 203, the Clay Hunt SAV Act, unanimously passed both the House and the Senate.
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.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 10:30am
Eldorado City Hall
901 4th Street
Eldorado, IL 62930
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 8:30am
Marine Village Hall
320 North Vernon Street
Marine, IL 62061
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 10:30am
Bethany Village Hall
201 West Main Street
Bethany, IL 61914