Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois
 

 

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Oct 4, 2017 Press Release

Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record yesterday honoring the 150th Anniversary of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Troy, Illinois.

“I rise today to acknowledge an important milestone for St. Paul’s,” Shimkus said. “I wish it, and its pastor, the Reverend Michael Schuessler, the very best as they celebrate the church’s 150th anniversary.”

The full statement in the congressional record can be found HERE

Oct 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In the wake of legislation signed by Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner that would allow for the use of taxpayer money to cover an unlimited number of abortions anytime for any reason, members of the Illinois Republican Congressional Delegation voted to advance bipartisan legislation H.R. 36 – the Unborn Pain-Capable Child Protection Act – to restrict abortions 20 weeks or more after conception, the point at which unborn fetuses can feel pain.

Sep 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) recognized Angela McQueen for her heroic actions at Mattoon High School on the floor of the House of Representatives yesterday.

Angela saved the lives of Mattoon High School students when she tackled, eventually disarmed and held the assailant on the ground until law enforcement arrived after the student gunman opened fire in the cafeteria.

Aug 11, 2017 Press Release
“The news media will spend days on their scandals and controversies, but they often can’t find the time to cover the important successes and compromises in Washington,” Shimkus said. “But when you look at more than 250 bills passed by the House this year, including 42 bills President Trump signed into law, there’s no question Congress and the Administration are making good on our promises to our constituents.”
Apr 4, 2017 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing the Okawville High School boys’ basketball team for their second place finish in the Illinois State Basketball Tournament.
Apr 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) today announced recent staff departures, promotions and hires in his Washington, DC office.
Mar 29, 2017 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) hosted Rev. Robert Dillingham as the Guest Chaplain to lead the opening prayer for the House of Representatives on Wednesday, March 29th.
Mar 27, 2017 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing the Effingham St. Anthony High School boys’ basketball team for winning their first state championship.
Mar 17, 2017 Press Release
Moments after the House concluded legislative business today, Congressman Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) addressed the chamber to recognize Highland EMS paramedic Todd Zobrist.
Mar 1, 2017 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) released the following statement after making calls to local leaders: