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John Shimkus' Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

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
Primary March 18, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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
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
June 16, 2011 House Members Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Drug-Resistant Infections
June 15, 2011 House Members Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Combat the Rise of Drug-Resistant Infections
July 13, 2010 Bi-Partisan Group of Lawmakers Team Up to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse
June 25, 2009 Hearing Of The Health Subcommittee Of The House Committee On Energy And Commerce - Comprehensive Health Reform Discussion Draft, Day Three
June 11, 2009 Hearing Of The Health Subcommittee Of The House Energy And Commerce Committee - Emerging Health Care Issues: Follow-On Biologic Drug Competition
April 30, 2008 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - The Heparin Disaster: Chinese Counterfeits and American Failures
April 22, 2008 Panel II of a Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - The Food and Drug Administration's Foreign Drug Inspection Program: Weaknesses Place America at Risk
April 22, 2008 Panel I of a Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - The Food and Drug Administration's Foreign Drug Inspection Program
July 31, 2007 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
July 31, 2007 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008--Continued
May 17, 2006 The Benefits of the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan
Nov. 7, 2005 Shimkus Urges Seniors to Review Medicare Drug Plans
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