Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois
 

 

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Jun 27, 2019 Press Release
The legislation, H.R. 3375, requires that phone carriers implement call authentication technology so consumers can trust their caller ID again, and allows carriers to offer call blocking services with no additional line item or charge to the consumer.
Jun 11, 2019 Press Release
"St. Paul Blue Point Lutheran Church and the entire congregation should be very proud of their continuing commitment and service over the past 150 years," said Shimkus.
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Jun 5, 2019 Press Release
"The team's dedication and hard work were evident again, as the Wooden Shoes advanced to the state championship game for the third straight season and added a second title to the one captured in 2017," said Shimkus.
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Jun 5, 2019 Press Release
The Blackcats won their second state title in three years.
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May 14, 2019 Press Release
Shimkus offered to accept the flag for the 15th Congressional District.
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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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