Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois


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Mar 27, 2017 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing the Effingham St. Anthony High School boys’ basketball team for winning their first state championship.
Mar 24, 2017 Press Release
While I’m disappointed in today’s outcome, my commitment to my constituents to follow through on the promise I made to provide relief from Obamacare is as strong as ever.
Mar 22, 2017 Press Release
In response to concerns regarding the way in which Illinois’ per capita allotment of Medicaid funds would be calculated under the American Health Care Act, Republican Members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation released the following statement.
Mar 22, 2017 Press Release
The contest is open to high school students in the 15th Congressional District. Entries are due by April 28.
Mar 20, 2017 Press Release
“Under new leadership, the Golconda Job Corp Center is already making significant improvements,” the letter says. “[E]nsuring the program is operating at full capacity will be critical to positive, long-term changes at the center.”
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.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:00am
Metropolis City Hall
106 West 5th Street
Metropolis, IL 62960
United States
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 2:00pm
Vienna City Hall
205 North 4th Street
Vienna, IL 62995
United States
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 1:30pm
Okawville Senior Center
305 N. Nashville Street
Okawville, IL 62271
United States