Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois


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Apr 7, 2017 Press Release
"I congratulate Judge Neil Gorsuch on his confirmation as the next Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Judge Gorsuch will bring the same respect for the rule of law and fidelity to our Constitution as the late Justice Scalia, whose seat on the court he will fill. President Trump made an outstanding choice."
Apr 7, 2017 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) released the following statement on yesterday’s Tomahawk missile strike on Syria’s Shayrat air base.
Apr 6, 2017 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) met with Sarah Burton of Charleston, Illinois today. Burton is a representative of the National Cancer Registrars Association.
Apr 4, 2017 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing the Okawville High School boys’ basketball team for their second place finish in the Illinois State Basketball Tournament.
Apr 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) today announced recent staff departures, promotions and hires in his Washington, DC office.
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, May 3, 2017 - 11:00am
Palestine Village Hall
301 S. Main Street
Palestine, IL 62451
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129 E. South Avenue
Sumner, IL 62466
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520 Jackson Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
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