Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois


Shimkus Leads Letter in Support of Golconda Job Corps

Mar 20, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) sent a letter to Acting Secretary of Labor Edward Hugler today urging the department to restart the intake of students at the Golconda Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center as soon as possible.

“Under new leadership, the Golconda Job Corp Center is already making significant improvements,” the letter says. “[E]nsuring the program is operating at full capacity will be critical to positive, long-term changes at the center.”

A copy of the letter, also signed by Senator Dick Durbin (D, Illinois), is available HERE