Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois


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Nov 5, 2018 Press Release
Shimkus added that his office can assist with these grants as well as other federal grant program applications.
Oct 1, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Shimkus today announced a USDA Rural Development Grant of $682,800 to help complete construction of a water treatment plant in Wayne City.
Sep 27, 2018 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus announced today that John and Robin Chomko of Collinsville have been honored by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute in Washington, DC as 2018 Angels in Adoption.
Sep 25, 2018 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus says Republican policies are helping boost household income in central and southern Illinois.
Sep 14, 2018 Press Release
"Since its start, St. Lawrence has had a strong presence in Greenville and been a focal point for the religious and spiritual needs of the community," Shimkus said. "I want to wish its pastor, Father Alan Hunter, and parishioners of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, the very best as they celebrate 150 years of service."
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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