Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois
 

 

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Mar 6, 2019 Press Release
Mr. Kimball is retiring after serving for 21 years as the Theatre Director of Southeastern Illinois College.
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Mar 5, 2019 Press Release
"Head Coach Keith Peoples has molded a team with both a high-powered offense and a stingy defense," said Shimkus. "During the past two seasons, the Hilltoppers have posted a combined 62-3 record."
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Feb 19, 2019 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing Elizabeth Weidner of Dieterich for exemplary volunteer service in her community.
Feb 14, 2019 Press Release
The congressman also cosponsored the EL CHAPO Act, to use amounts forfeited to the United States through the prosecution of the Mexican drug lord for security measures along the Southern border — including the completion of a border wall.
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Feb 5, 2019 Press Release
In his first address to a divided government, President Trump reported on his record — a stronger economy, a more powerful military, and a modernized tax code that’s putting more money in middle class families' pockets. He noted important bipartisan achievements as well, including criminal justice reform, workforce education, landmark VA reform, and legislation to combat the opioid crisis.
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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.
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.

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