Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois
 

 

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Aug 11, 2017 Press Release
“The news media will spend days on their scandals and controversies, but they often can’t find the time to cover the important successes and compromises in Washington,” Shimkus said. “But when you look at more than 250 bills passed by the House this year, including 42 bills President Trump signed into law, there’s no question Congress and the Administration are making good on our promises to our constituents.”
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Aug 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing Illinois Supreme Court Justice Rita Garman for her 16 years of continuing service on the Illinois Supreme Court as well as Vermilion County renaming the county courthouse in her honor.

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Aug 7, 2017 Press Release
Officially launched by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2015, this nationwide effort allows students to compete against their peers by creating and an application or “app,” for mobile, tablet, or computer devices. The Congressional App Challenge is designed to promote innovation and engagement in coding and computer science.
Jun 27, 2017 Press Release
“This is a huge win for farmers and rural communities in Illinois. Congress never intended for EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers to have jurisdiction over ditches, creeks and man-made ponds. I applaud President Trump and Administrator Pruitt for reversing this Obama Administration power grab, and for protecting the rights and the livelihoods of my constituents.”
Jun 13, 2017 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus praised today’s final passage of the Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017.
May 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing the 125th anniversary of the Germantown Fire Department.

May 18, 2017 Press Release

Danville, Illinois– Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) announced Lauren Sprague from First Baptist Christian School in Danville as the winner of the Congressional Art Competition from the Illinois 15th Congressional District. 

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing two Carlyle High School Seniors, Tyler Guthrie and Tucker Johnson, who rescued a man from a submerged car on April 22, 2017.

May 4, 2017 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) released the following statement after the House approved legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known more commonly as Obamacare.
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May 3, 2017 Press Release
On Wednesday the House of Representatives approved the last ever federal spending bill based upon an Obama-era budget.

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