Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois
 

 

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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.
Apr 13, 2018 Press Release
"It is an honor for me to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of the Highland High School varsity dance team in winning the state championship for a third year in a row," Shimkus said. "I wish the team, and their coach, all the best in the future."
Mar 20, 2018 Press Release
"Okawville won its first state title game 59-48 thanks to a record breaking barrage of three-point shots," Shimkus said. "I would like to congratulate the entire Okawville boys' basketball team on a superb end to a great season."
Mar 1, 2018 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing the Schlarman Academy Girls' Basketball Team on their IHSA Class 1A State Championship.
Jan 31, 2018 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) released the following statement after President Trump’s first State of the Union Address:
Nov 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing the Unity High School Girls Cross Country Team, who won the 2017 Class 1A IHSA State Championship.  

“I would like to congratulate the entire Unity Girls Cross Country Team, as well as Head Coach Kara Leaman, on their victory and a superb end to a great season,” Shimkus said. “I wish the team and their coach all the best in the future.”

Nov 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing the Mahomet-Seymour High School Boys Cross Country Team, who are the 2017 Class 2A IHSA State Champions.  

“It is an honor for me to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of the Mahomet-Seymour High School Boys Cross Country Team in winning the 2017 state cross country title,” Shimkus said. “I wish the team and their coach all the best in the future.”

Nov 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing the Massac County High School girls golf team for winning the 2017 IHSA Class 1A Girls State Golf Tournament.  

Nov 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing the Charleston High School boys golf team for winning the 2017 IHSA Class 2A Boys State Golf Tournament.  

“I want to extend my congratulations to Head Coach Randy Hapster and to team members Keegan Gowin, Ben Lanman, Robert Rardin, Preston Smith, Blake Wolfe, and Zach Will,” Shimkus said. “They should all be very proud of their accomplishments this season and I wish them nothing but the best for the future.”

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