Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois



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Apr 3, 2019 Press Release
"Vicki saw early on that if the community was to survive and prosper, the political, business, education, and community leaders would need to work together," Shimkus said.
Mar 6, 2019 Press Release
Mr. Kimball is retiring after serving for 21 years as the Theatre Director of Southeastern Illinois College.
Mar 5, 2019 Press Release
"Head Coach Keith Peoples has molded a team with both a high-powered offense and a stingy defense," said Shimkus. "During the past two seasons, the Hilltoppers have posted a combined 62-3 record."
Feb 19, 2019 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing Elizabeth Weidner of Dieterich for exemplary volunteer service in her community.
Feb 5, 2019 Press Release
In his first address to a divided government, President Trump reported on his record — a stronger economy, a more powerful military, and a modernized tax code that’s putting more money in middle class families' pockets. He noted important bipartisan achievements as well, including criminal justice reform, workforce education, landmark VA reform, and legislation to combat the opioid crisis.
Sep 27, 2018 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus announced today that John and Robin Chomko of Collinsville have been honored by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute in Washington, DC as 2018 Angels in Adoption.
Aug 29, 2018 Press Release
“Senator John McCain devoted his life to the country he loved and served as the very model of a warrior and statesman. The legacy of his many decades of public service left no question that he unapologetically put country first. My thoughts and prayers are with his family, loved ones, and our nation that now mourns his passing.”
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 15, 2018 Press Release
Shimkus announced that Holli Fullerton, a student of Daniel Shultz at Nashville Community High School, was selected as this year’s Congressional Art Competition winner from the Illinois 15th Congressional District.
Apr 16, 2018 Press Release
Shimkus entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record congratulating New Kingery Printing Company in Effingham on 50 years of operation.