Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois
 

 

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Feb 4, 2016 Press Release
Operation Choke Point is an Obama Administration scheme to coerce banks and other financial institutions into cutting off relationships with legal businesses the administration dislikes.
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Feb 2, 2016 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) voted Tuesday to override President Obama’s veto of legislation to repeal Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood.
Feb 2, 2016 Press Release
"As a West Point graduate, I am very proud of these young men and women for considering an academy for their college choice and am grateful for the honor of being able to nominate them," Shimkus said.
Jan 15, 2016 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus, a senior Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement on the Obama Administration’s announcement that it will halt new coal leases on federal lands.
Jan 13, 2016 Press Release
House approves legislation targeting two controversial water rules
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.
Apr 30, 2014 Op-Ed
While the shale oil and gas renaissance dominates today’s energy landscape, it’s important that policymakers remember the vital contribution nuclear power makes to our nation’s energy portfolio.
Mar 27, 2014 Op-Ed
Three decades of delays have amassed more than 70,000 tons of spent nuclear fuel at more than 121 locations across more than 30 states. The American people deserve the central repository they’ve paid for, not more excuses for dodging the law.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 9:00am
Homer Village Hall
500 East 2nd Street
Homer, IL 61849