Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois


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Oct 3, 2019 Press Release
The college will receive $449,995 through September 30, 2020 and is expected to receive a total of $2,249,961 over the next five years.
Sep 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) hosted Rev. Kyle Wright II as the Guest Chaplain to lead the opening prayer for the House of Representatives on Thursday, September 12th.

Aug 30, 2019 Press Release
"I will leave the political field knowing that I have served honorably and, with the help of many, accomplished a lot for my constituents, our state, and our nation."
Jun 27, 2019 Press Release
The legislation, H.R. 3375, requires that phone carriers implement call authentication technology so consumers can trust their caller ID again, and allows carriers to offer call blocking services with no additional line item or charge to the consumer.
Jun 11, 2019 Press Release
"St. Paul Blue Point Lutheran Church and the entire congregation should be very proud of their continuing commitment and service over the past 150 years," said Shimkus.
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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