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John Shimkus' Public Statements on Issue: Energy

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
July 23, 2014 Letter to Allison Macfarlane, Chairman of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Update on Waste Confidence Rule
July 9, 2014 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
June 2, 2014 Shimkus: EPA Cap-and-Trade Rule "All Pain, No Gain'
May 15, 2014 Shimkus Comments on Nuclear Waste Fee Cessation
April 30, 2014 The Washington Times - All of the Above Includes Nuclear
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expedite Propane to Ohio, Midwest
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Propane Shortage
Jan. 30, 2014 Committee Leaders Respond to Coal Ash Consent Decree
Jan. 28, 2014 Shimkus Comments on State of the Union
Dec. 12, 2013 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Oversight of NRC Management and the Need for Legislative Reform
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy Department of Energy - Plans to Comply with Nuclear Waste Court Orders
Nov. 21, 2013 House Focuses on Energy This Week
Nov. 19, 2013 Shimkus Comments on Court Decision to Zero Out Nuclear Waste
Oct. 31, 2013 Long-Term Repository Needed As Nuclear Waste Continues to Pile Up
Sept. 27, 2013 Washington Examiner - President Obama, EPA Want to Kill Coal and Raise your Electric Bill
Sept. 20, 2013 Belleville News-Democrat - Local Lawmakers Displeased with Coal Regulations
Sept. 20, 2013 The News-Gazette - Obama's EPA Trying to Kill Coal & Raise Your Electric Bill
Sept. 10, 2013 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Nuclear Waste Policy Act
Aug. 23, 2013 Letter to Chairman Allison Macfarlane, Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Yucca Mountain
Aug. 13, 2013 Energy and Commerce Leaders Welcome Court's Decision Compelling NRC to Resume Consideration of Yucca Mountain License Application
July 31, 2013 Subcommittee Presses DOE Secretary Moniz on Strategy For Nuclear Waste Storage
July 25, 2013 Shimkus Supports Coal Ash Bill in House
July 25, 2013 Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013
June 25, 2013 BND - War on Coal? Local Congressmen Blast White House Plans to Cut Carbon Pollution
June 18, 2013 All-of-the-Above Energy Policy
April 25, 2013 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) - Seek GAO Analysis of Taxpayer Cost and Liability Effects of DOE's Nuclear Waste Storage Proposal
April 16, 2013 The Department of Energy's FY14 Budget Proposal on Nuclear Waste
March 20, 2013 Get the Facts Before Blaming Renewable Fuel Sector
Jan. 31, 2013 An Unhappy Anniversary: With 15 Years of Broken Promises, Nuclear Waste and Liability Costs Continue to Pile Up
Jan. 29, 2013 Representatives John Shimkus & Bill Enyart to Co-Chair Congressional Coal Caucus
Jan. 10, 2013 Blue Ribbon Commission Calls for Permanent Nuclear Repository By 2048… What About Yucca Mountain?
Dec. 4, 2012 American Energy Manufacturing Technical Corrections Act
Nov. 28, 2012 Prairie State Energy Campus
Aug. 2, 2012 Important Issues Facing America and the World
Aug. 2, 2012 JOBS.GOP.GOV
July 25, 2012 High-Level Nuclear Waste
July 24, 2012 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - NRC Policy and Governance Oversight
July 17, 2012 NRC Commissioners Set to Testify Next Tuesday
July 11, 2012 High-Level Nuclear Waste
June 26, 2012 Committee Leaders Decry Obama Administration's Complicity in Jaczko Affair
June 21, 2012 Shimkus Supports Energy and Jobs Act
June 6, 2012 Shimkus Amendment on Yucca Passes
June 5, 2012 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 2013
May 31, 2012 Yucca Moutain
May 29, 2012 Hearing on NRC Policy and Governance Oversight Postponed
May 24, 2012 Committee Leaders Respond to President's Nomination of Macfarlane for NRC Chairman
May 22, 2012 All Five NRC Commissioners to Testify at Joint Hearing Next Week
May 21, 2012 Energy and Commerce Leaders Urge Nuclear Regulatory Commission to Issue Decision on License Application For Pilgrim Reactor
May 17, 2012 Yucca Mountain
May 8, 2012 Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Disposal Site
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