Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois


Taxes & Trade

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Sep 25, 2018 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus says Republican policies are helping boost household income in central and southern Illinois.
Jul 26, 2018 Press Release
"The sooner we negotiate better trade deals, the better off all my constituents will be."
Dec 20, 2017 Press Release
Today Congressman John Shimkus voted for the tax reform bill supported by President Donald Trump.
Dec 13, 2017 Press Release
Following lunch at the White House with President Donald Trump today, Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) and members of the House-Senate Conference Committee held an open meeting to discuss reconciling the House and Senate versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Nov 16, 2017 Press Release
The legislation delivers on President Trump’s promise of meaningful relief for low- and middle-income taxpayers, and reduces business taxes so American employers can grow, create jobs, and raise wages.
Nov 2, 2017 Press Release
“Today is a big day,” Shimkus said. “My friend, Chairman Kevin Brady (R, Texas-8), and his Ways and Means Committee have put together a simpler, fairer, flatter tax code that will put more money in my constituents’ pockets and support a growing, thriving economy for all Americans.”
Oct 15, 2015 Press Release
The delegation’s request comes in the wake of U.S. Steel’s recent announcement that they may temporarily idle operations at their Granite City Works facility.
Jun 12, 2015 Press Release

Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) supports legislation that would allow the Administration to continue trade negotiations in the works since 2009, while preserving Congress’s constitutional authority to review and then approve or reject any trade agreement reached by the President.

Apr 16, 2015 Press Release
The legislation, H.R. 1105, passed the House 240-179.
Feb 13, 2015 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) supported bipartisan tax relief today that would permanently extend the Section 179 expensing option for small businesses and farmers.