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

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
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 House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
June 13, 2013 President Signs Bipartisan Bill into Law to Help Protect Jobs, Keep Pets and Livestock Safe
June 3, 2013 House Overwhelmingly Passes Legislation to Help Protect Jobs, Keep Pets and Livestock Safe
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
Feb. 11, 2013 Shimkus Inviting Secretary Shinseki to Visit Illiana Health Care System
July 11, 2012 Shimkus Votes to Repeal Obamacare
June 28, 2012 Shimkus Comments on Supreme Court's Patient Protection Act Decision
June 16, 2011 House Members Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Drug-Resistant Infections
Feb. 10, 2011 Letter to VA Committee Chairman Miller and Ranking Member Filner
Jan. 20, 2011 Letter to Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan
Jan. 19, 2011 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
Jan. 19, 2011 House Passes Repeal of Health Care Law
July 13, 2010 Bi-Partisan Group of Lawmakers Team Up to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse
June 24, 2010 Affordable Healthcare for America Act
May 21, 2010 Shimkus Requests Subcommittee Hearing on Effects of the Health Care Law on Small Businesses
April 28, 2010 Report Shows Health Care Costs Will Increase Under New Law
April 27, 2010 We Just Broke Health Care In America
April 15, 2010 Shimkus Named Top Republican On Health Subcommittee
Nov. 7, 2009 Shimkus Votes Against Government Takeover Of Health Care
Nov. 7, 2009 Affordable Health Care For America Act
Nov. 6, 2009 Small Business Disaster Readiness And Reform Act Of 2009
Nov. 5, 2009 Chemical Facility Anti-terrorism Act Of 2009
Nov. 5, 2009 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 2868, Chemical Facility Anti-terrorism Act Of 2009
Oct. 29, 2009 Shimkus Opposed To Government-Run Health Care
Oct. 27, 2009 Health Care
July 28, 2009 Maintain the Doctor-Patient Relationship
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 22, 2009 Panel I Of A Hearing Of The House Energy And Commerce Committee - The American Clean Energy And Security Act Of 2009
Sept. 17, 2008 ADA Amendments Act of 2008
Aug. 14, 2008 Durbin, Obama, Costello, Shimkus Respond to AIB Report on Marion Medical Center
July 23, 2008 Letter to The Honorable James B. Peake, M.D., Secretary of Veterans' Affairs
Aug. 1, 2007 Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act of 2007
July 31, 2007 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
June 22, 2006 Shimkus Votes to Aid Health Centers, Children's Hospitals
Jan. 13, 2006 Shimkus Recognized by Community Blood Center
July 25, 2005 Medical Liability Crisis
June 23, 2005 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
Feb. 10, 2005 Shimkus Participated in Hearing on Medical Liability
Sept. 29, 2004 Veterans Health Programs and Facilities Enhancement Act of 2004
Sept. 9, 2004 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Rlated Agencies Appropriations Act, 2005
Sept. 9, 2004 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2005
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