Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois
 

 

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Jan 20, 2018 Press Release
Members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation today released a statement urging Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth to re-open the government by supporting the House-passed funding bill. The Illinois senators supported a filibuster late last night that led to a government shutdown.
Jan 17, 2018 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) today announced his 19 nominations to the military service academies. The congressman nominates, and then the academies themselves make the final determination whether a nominee receives an appointment to attend that academy.
Jan 12, 2018 Press Release
This year, valentines will be accepted at Shimkus’ offices until February 9 and will then be distributed to local VA and military facilities before Valentine’s Day.
Jan 9, 2018 Press Release
“The Department of Energy is depressing the uranium market through its uranium bartering program,” Shimkus said after the hearing. “Rather than fully funding the department’s cleanup programs through the annual appropriations process, DOE trades some of the uranium it owns for the cost of certain cleanup projects.”
Dec 20, 2017 Press Release
Today Congressman John Shimkus voted for the tax reform bill supported by President Donald Trump.
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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.
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Dec 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON– Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) praised the passage of H.R 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, which allows law-abiding citizens with a concealed carry permit in one state to carry in another state without the fear of breaking the law.

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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.  

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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.  

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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.
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