Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois
 

 

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May 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing the 125th anniversary of the Germantown Fire Department.

May 18, 2017 Press Release

Danville, Illinois– Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) announced Lauren Sprague from First Baptist Christian School in Danville as the winner of the Congressional Art Competition from the Illinois 15th Congressional District. 

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing two Carlyle High School Seniors, Tyler Guthrie and Tucker Johnson, who rescued a man from a submerged car on April 22, 2017.

May 4, 2017 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) released the following statement after the House approved legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known more commonly as Obamacare.
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May 3, 2017 Press Release
On Wednesday the House of Representatives approved the last ever federal spending bill based upon an Obama-era budget.
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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