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John Shimkus' Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 15, Republican
Date Title
Feb. 28, 2017 Letter to Dr. Patrick Conway, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Preserve Medicare Advantage
Nov. 30, 2016 Tsunami Warning, Education, and Research Act of 2015
Sept. 23, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services - Regarding HHS Document "Compliance with Title X Requirements by Project Recipients in Selecting Subrecipients"
June 10, 2016 Price, Shimkus, Boustany Respond to CMS's Dismissal of Concerns Regarding the Proposed Medicare Part B Drug Payment Model
May 24, 2016 Tsca Modernization Act of 2015
May 24, 2016 Shimkus Leads Landmark Update of Chemical Safety Law
May 7, 2016 Upton, Pallone, Shimkus, Tonko Comment on Efforts to Update Chemical Safety Laws for the 21st Century
May 2, 2016 Price, Shimkus, Boustany Lead Bipartisan Letter to Prevent Administration's Medicare Experiment
May 2, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Andy Slavitt, Actiong Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid - Prevent Administration's Medicare Experiment
April 13, 2016 Hearing of the Health, Environment, and Economy Subcommittees of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Shimkus, Hearing on the Flint Water Crisis: Impacts and Lessons Learned
Feb. 23, 2016 VA, DACC Land Swap Legislation Headed to White House
Feb. 9, 2016 Department of Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System Property Conveyance
Feb. 5, 2016 Letter to Commissioner Ostroff - Urge to Act on Zika Virus
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Healthcare
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Veterans
Dec. 23, 2015 The Metropolis Planet - Shimkus Discusses Local, International Issues
Dec. 18, 2015 Spending and Tax Cut Measures Include Conservative Priorities and Benefits to Illinois
Oct. 30, 2015 Letter to Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Ebola Virus
Oct. 23, 2015 Shimkus Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood, Dismantle Obamacare
Oct. 7, 2015 House Creates Special Subcommittee to Investigate Planned Parenthood
Aug. 7, 2015 Kirk, Durbin, Shimkus Introduce Legislation to Allow for Danville VA Land Transfer
July 28, 2015 Shimkus Announces Funding for Local Program To Train Parents of Disabled Children, Young Adults
July 22, 2015 Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015
July 10, 2015 With Over 10,000 Diseases & Only 500 Treatments -- Shimkus Votes for Cures
June 23, 2015 #RecordOfSuccess: House Overwhelmingly Approves Updating Chemical Safety Laws for the 21st Century
June 3, 2015 Committee Advances Bipartisan Breakthrough To Bring Chemical Safety Law Into 21st Century
May 27, 2015 Bipartisan Leaders Formally Introduce Breakthrough Chemical Safety Bill
May 21, 2015 Crucial Antibiotics Bill Reintroduced
May 20, 2015 Shimkus Applauds Inclusion of Medical Device Provisions in 21st Century Cures
May 14, 2015 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy - H.R. __, TSCA Modernization Act of 2015
May 14, 2015 Subcommittee Unanimously Approves TSCA Modernization Act
May 12, 2015 Committee Releases Bipartisan TSCA Modernization Act, Markup This Week
April 14, 2015 #SubEnvEcon Passes the Litmus Test with TSCA Modernization
April 7, 2015 Subcommittee to Review Bipartisan Draft of the TSCA Modernization Act
Dec. 3, 2014 House Acts to Help Americans with Disabilities
Nov. 17, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fight Against Cuts to Critical Access Hospitals
Oct. 28, 2014 Shimkus Statement on Honeywell
Oct. 23, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Answers on Ebola Response Efforts
Oct. 17, 2014 Shimkus Supports Ebola Travel Ban
Sept. 22, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Ensure Access to All Available Addiction Therapies
Sept. 5, 2014 Reps. Shimkus, Davis Invite Medical Experts & Patient Advocates to Discuss Path to 21st Century Cures
July 31, 2014 Shimkus Supports VA Reform Legislation
July 31, 2014 House Initiates Lawsuit to Restore Constitutional Order
June 30, 2014 Shimkus Praises Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Decision, Renews Call for HHS Transparency on Abortion Coverage
June 9, 2014 Shimkus Seeks Input from VA Employees, Vets
April 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Generic Drug Labeling
Feb. 27, 2014 Shimkus Unveils Discussion Draft of Chemicals in Commerce Act
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administraation - FDA's Proposed Change to Generic Drug Labeling Policy
Dec. 12, 2013 Green, Gingrey Introduce ADAPT Act to Safeguard Public Health
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
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