Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois


Shimkus Recognizes Illinois Supreme Court Justice Rita Garman

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.

“I have come to know Justice Garman over the last few years and applaud her for many years of dedication to upholding the law and pursuing justice,” Shimkus said. “I want to personally congratulate her for this recognition by Vermilion County.”

The Vermilion County Board voted to rename the county courthouse “The Rita. B. Garman Vermilion County Courthouse.” A ceremony dedicating the renamed courthouse was held on August 4, 2017.

The full entry in the congressional record can be found HERE