Rallying his colleagues before a vote on the budget reconciliation bill, Shimkus said it’s about time Congress followed through on promises made to the American people.
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Jan 11, 2017 Press Release
The congressman nominates, and then the academies themselves make the final determination whether a nominee receives an appointment to attend that academy.
Jan 9, 2017 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus, a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, was selected to chair the panel’s Environment Subcommittee for another six-year term.
Jan 4, 2017 Press Release
The congressman’s district offices will collect valentines for distribution throughout the region to veterans and those currently serving in the military.
Jan 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus was sworn in today as a Member of the 115th Congress.
Dec 8, 2016 Press Release
“There is this media-driven myth that nothing good ever gets done on Capitol Hill anymore,” said Shimkus. “But if you look past the partisan bickering and hyped-up controversies that grab headlines, I think most Americans would be surprised at what the 114th Congress actually accomplished.”
Sep 30, 2016 Op-Ed
Much like the Framers of our Constitution sought to balance the influence and power that competing factions like political parties, unions or trade groups could exert on our Republic, ICANN’s ‘multi-stakeholder’ structure seeks to prevent any one entity – be it a multinational corporation or a government – from gaining control of the DNS.
Feb 8, 2016 Op-Ed
Since reaching the peak of his political power, President Obama has not only left his downstate Illinois constituents behind, his policies have destroyed their livelihoods and devastated their local communities.
Nov 18, 2015 Op-Ed
Policies that encourage a greater, more diverse supply of resources will expand the availability of those resources and lower the costs to consumers. This premise is as true for coal, oil and renewable fuels as it is for cable, fiber and wireless networks.
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.