Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois
 

 

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Apr 16, 2018 Press Release
"I remain as apprehensive of U.S. intervention against the Syrian regime as I was when I cautioned President Obama about it in 2013," Shimkus said. "While I would have preferred the president seek legislative support for last night’s strike, I respect and appreciate our French and British allies for joining American forces in making that powerful statement against the use of chemical weapons."
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.
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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."
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Apr 13, 2018 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) announced today that Beecher City was awarded a USDA Rural Development grant of $18,700.
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Apr 5, 2018 Press Release
The funds will be used toward the purchase of a new vehicle for the Sheriff's Department.
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Mar 23, 2018 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus announced today that the City of Carmi was awarded an Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant of $512,680.
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Mar 23, 2018 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus announced today that the City of Newton was awarded a USDA Rural Development grant of $25,000.
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Mar 22, 2018 Press Release
"First and foremost, my vote today was to restore our military readiness that was neglected during the previous administration."
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."
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Mar 8, 2018 Press Release
The contest is open to high school students in the 15th Congressional District. Entries are due by May 4.

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