Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois


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Apr 15, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Shimkus attended the Tax Day Tea Party in Springfield today, giving encouragement to citizens rallying against out of control federal spending.
Apr 13, 2009 Press Release
While April 15 is the day our federal and state income taxes are due, Illinoisans work till April 13 this year just to pay all our taxes.
Apr 9, 2009 Press Release
Letter highlighted his own family's ties to the local steel mills, his past support of tariffs on imported steel, and his support for "Buy American" provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
Mar 30, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Shimkus announced a $24,465 grant for Nurse Anesthetist Traineeships.
Mar 19, 2009 Press Release
Congress voted to impose a 90 percent tax on employee bonuses if the company they work for received assistance from the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), which was the Wall Street bailout program.
Mar 19, 2009 Press Release
The Massac County Fire Department will recieve $171,288 for Operations and Safety.
Mar 11, 2009 Press Release
Statement regarding GAO report showing that the Department of Energy grossly over-inflated cost estimates for FutureGen.
Mar 8, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Shimkus remarks on shooting at First Baptist Church in Maryville.
Mar 5, 2009 Press Release
The Safe FEAST Act helps protect America's food supply.
Feb 25, 2009 Press Release
High School artists encouraged to enter their work.