Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois
 

 

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May 14, 2019 Press Release
Shimkus offered to accept the flag for the 15th Congressional District.
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May 14, 2019 Press Release
The legislation is similar to H.R. 3053, which passed the House of Representatives in 2018 with bipartisan support.
Apr 3, 2019 Press Release
"Vicki saw early on that if the community was to survive and prosper, the political, business, education, and community leaders would need to work together," Shimkus said.
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Mar 25, 2019 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus is now accepting entries for the 2019 Congressional Art Competition.
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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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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