Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois
 

 

Taxes & Trade

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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.
Jul 15, 2014 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R-Illinois-15) today applauded House passage of H.R. 3086, the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, to continue the existing prohibition of most federal, state and local taxes on Internet access.
Jun 16, 2014 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) voted for House passage of legislation that helps the economy and provides certainty for small businesses regarding specific tax provisions. America’s Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2014 (HR 4457) passed Thursday on a bipartisan 272-144 vote.