Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois
 

 

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Jan 9, 2017 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus, a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, was selected to chair the panel’s Environment Subcommittee for another six-year term.
Dec 8, 2016 Press Release
“There is this media-driven myth that nothing good ever gets done on Capitol Hill anymore,” said Shimkus. “But if you look past the partisan bickering and hyped-up controversies that grab headlines, I think most Americans would be surprised at what the 114th Congress actually accomplished.”
Sep 19, 2016 Press Release
"I’ll continue to stand up for the American workers, families and communities that rely on coal, and fight the radical environmental agenda that threatens their way of life.”
May 26, 2016 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has been selected to take part in a conference committee to reconcile differences between House and Senate energy legislation.
May 24, 2016 Press Release
Legislation introduced by Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) to update the way the United States assesses and manages the risks posed by chemicals and the products that contain them passed the House.
May 4, 2016 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus, a senior Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement in reaction to Houston, Texas-based Dynegy’s decision to shut down multiple central and southern Illinois coal-fired power plants:
Mar 3, 2016 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) spoke Thursday in support of legislation to delay an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule targeting American brick manufactures until legal challenges to the rule have been resolved.
Feb 26, 2016 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15), who holds a lifetime A rating from the National Rifle Association, voted today for several legislative measures to support and defend Americans’ 2nd Amendment rights.
Jan 15, 2016 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus, a senior Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement on the Obama Administration’s announcement that it will halt new coal leases on federal lands.
Jan 13, 2016 Press Release
House approves legislation targeting two controversial water rules