Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois



More on Grants

Feb 6, 2017 Press Release
The grants awarded to the City of Flora, Village of Oblong, Village of Odin, and the Southeastern Illinois Counseling Center total $78,800.
Dec 30, 2015 Press Release
As Chairman of the Environment and Economy Subcommittee, Shimkus led passage of the rural water bill in November.
Sep 29, 2015 Press Release
Citing the potential creation of more than 450 jobs, Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) is welcoming the announcement of a $142,500 Economic Development Administration investment in a commercial driver’s license truck driving course in Noble to be operated by Illinois Eastern Community Colleges.
Sep 24, 2015 Press Release
The district will receive $23,510 under the Operations and Safety category.
Jul 28, 2015 Press Release
Parents of children and young adults with disabilities will be receiving help navigating the often overwhelming search for educational assistance, thanks to nearly $250,000 in federal funding announced by Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15).
Jun 2, 2015 Press Release
One of the eight-year-old vehicles belonging to the Richland County Sheriff’s Office is about to drive off to retirement, thanks to a grant from United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development, Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) has announced.