Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois


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Jun 22, 2018 Press Release
The immigration debate is far from settled, and I look forward to continuing to work through the legislative process toward a solution that is just and fair.
Jun 12, 2018 Press Release
"St. Joseph-Ogden won the title with a score of 43, easily outpacing the second place finisher by seven points," Shimkus said. "I wish the team, and their coach, all the best in the future."
May 30, 2018 Press Release
Shimkus today announced USDA Rural Development grants to three communities in Hardin, Johnson, and Gallatin Counties totaling $231,500.
May 30, 2018 Press Release
Shimkus announced today that Hoosier Township in Clay County was awarded a USDA Rural Development grant of $25,000.
May 17, 2018 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus announced today that the City of Ramsey was awarded a USDA Rural Development grant of $25,000.
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, June 27, 2018 - 10:30am
Trenton Village Hall
14 W. Broadway
Trenton, IL 62293
United States
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 2:30pm
Greenville City Hall
404 S. 3rd Street
Greenville, IL 62246
United States