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John Shimkus' Public Statements

Full Name: John M. Shimkus
Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 15, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 15
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Karen; 3 Children: Daniel, David, Joshua
Birth Date: 02/21/1958
Birth Place: Collinsville, IL
Home City: Collinsville, IL
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
June 30, 2014 Shimkus Praises Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Decision, Renews Call for HHS Transparency on Abortion Coverage
June 19, 2014 America Needs National Energy Policy
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 16, 2014 Shimkus Supports Small Business Tax
June 12, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the Department of Transportation - Federal Aviation Administration Hiring Process
June 9, 2014 Shimkus Seeks Input from VA Employees, Vets
June 5, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Regarding the Future of the Internet
June 2, 2014 Shimkus: EPA Cap-and-Trade Rule "All Pain, No Gain'
May 29, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal
May 22, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Regarding Mariam Ibrahim's Death Sentence
May 21, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
May 20, 2014 Shimkus Supports Bipartisan Water Resources Legislation
May 15, 2014 Shimkus Comments on Nuclear Waste Fee Cessation
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 8, 2014 Shimkus Legislation to Help Safeguard the Open Internet Approved by Energy & Commerce Committee
May 2, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - Regarding Proposal to Limit Incentive Auction Participants
April 30, 2014 The Washington Times - All of the Above Includes Nuclear
April 30, 2014 Letter to Calvin L. Scovel III, Inspector General of the Department of Transportation - Regarding the Governor's Hiring Practices at the Illinois Department of Transportation
April 29, 2014 Committee Continues Examination of the Chemicals in Commerce Act
April 29, 2014 Calling Upon the Belarusian Officals for the Immediate and Unconditional Release of All Political Prisoners
April 29, 2014 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Discussion Draft of the Chemicals in Commerce Act
April 22, 2014 Chemicals in Commerce Act
April 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Generic Drug Labeling
April 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - Committee Presses FDA for Documents On Trial Lawyers' Role in Proposed Changes to Generic Drug Labeling
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 10, 2014 To Protect the Future of the Internet, Subcommittee Advances the DOTCOM Act
April 10, 2014 Shimkus Seeks Review of Proposal to Relinquish Longstanding U.S. Internet Oversight Role
April 9, 2014 IRS Tax Breaks Available for Disaster Victims
April 3, 2014 Subcommittee Questions Secretary Moniz on DOE Budget and Policy Priorities
April 3, 2014 Shimkus Supports State Education Rights
April 2, 2014 Shimkus Supports Right-to-Carry Reciprocity
March 28, 2014 Shimkus Supports Anti-Spoofing Bill
March 27, 2014 Shimkus, Rokita & Blackburn Seek Review of Obama Administration Plan to Relinquish U.S. Oversight of the Internet
March 27, 2014 Roll Call - On Yucca Mountain, Obama Again Treats Law as Merely a Suggestion
March 27, 2014 Shimkus to DOE: "We Have a Site, It's Yucca Mountain, and It's the Law"
March 21, 2014 Letter to US Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District - Asian Carp
March 12, 2014 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Chemicals in Commerce Act
March 10, 2014 St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Democracy in Ukraine
March 5, 2014 Ukriane
Feb. 27, 2014 Aid For Ukraine
Feb. 27, 2014 Shimkus Unveils Discussion Draft of Chemicals in Commerce Act
Feb. 26, 2014 Shimkus Votes to Stop IRS Abuse
Feb. 25, 2014 Reps. Davis, Shimkus Applaud UI LABS Announcement
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - DHS Ammunition Purchases
Feb. 20, 2014 Shimkus, Eshoo Applaud FCC Efforts to Improve Wireless E-9-1-1 Location Accuracy
Feb. 19, 2014 Shimkus Remarks on VP Biden's Visit to Granite City
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expedite Propane to Ohio, Midwest
Feb. 12, 2014 Shimkus Statement on Debt Limit Vote
Feb. 11, 2014 Russian Occupation of the Country of Georgia
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - NATO Enlargement
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