Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois


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Aug 28, 2015 Press Release
High school seniors, college students, and anyone interested should apply now for summer 2016 admission.
Aug 28, 2015 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing the 200th anniversary of the City of Greenville.
Aug 10, 2015 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) introduced legislation before the House adjourned for August that would allow the Illiana Health Care System of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Danville to complete a mutually beneficial land transfer with Danville Area Community College (DACC).
Jul 29, 2015 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent congressional record congratulating Carmi-based Elastec/American Marine on their 25th Anniversary.
Jul 28, 2015 Press Release
Parents of children and young adults with disabilities will be receiving help navigating the often overwhelming search for educational assistance, thanks to nearly $250,000 in federal funding announced by Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15).
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.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 11:00am
Sullivan City Building
2 West Harrison Street
Sullivan, IL 61951
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 1:30pm
Vandalia City Hall
431 West Gallatin Street
Vandalia, IL 62471
Friday, September 4, 2015 - 9:30am
Newton City Hall
108 North Van Buren Street
Newton, IL 62448