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John Shimkus' Public Statements on Issue: Technology and Communication

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 Subcommittee Explores Opportunities to Modernize Environmental Regulation and Protection
July 23, 2014 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee - Modernizing the Business of Environmental Regulation and Protection
July 15, 2014 House Passes Permanent Internet Tax Prohibition
June 5, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Regarding the Future of the Internet
May 8, 2014 Shimkus Legislation to Help Safeguard the Open Internet Approved by Energy & Commerce Committee
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
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
Feb. 25, 2014 Reps. Davis, Shimkus Applaud UI LABS Announcement
Jan. 9, 2014 Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act of 2013
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - Regarding Potential Revival of Fairness Doctrine
April 25, 2013 Shimkus Asks Questions About Lifeline
Feb. 10, 2012 Committee Leaders Express Concern over EPA Policy that Could Compromise Chemical Facility Security
March 10, 2011 Eshoo, Shimkus, and Doyle Introduce Legislation to Promote Greater Collaboration Among FCC Commissioners
Dec. 21, 2010 FCC Votes on Net Neutrality
July 29, 2010 Next Generation Public Safety Act
May 7, 2010 Shimkus Opposes Government Takeover Of Internet
Feb. 24, 2010 Opposition To KFUO Sale
May 7, 2009 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet of the House Committee on Energy - An Examination of Competition in the Wireless Industry
Jan. 27, 2009 DTV Delay Act
July 25, 2007 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
June 7, 2006 Shimkus Supports Higher Fines for Indecent Broadcasts
May 25, 2006 House Speaker Maligned by National Broadcast Media
April 25, 2006 Shimkus Supports Bill Protecting Privacy of Phone Records
Dec. 17, 2005 Proficiency Testing Improvement Act of 2005
April 14, 2005 Hearing of the House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet - The Orbit Act
Feb. 17, 2005 Hearing of House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet: The Role of Technology in Achieving a Hard Deadline for the Dtv Transition
Feb. 9, 2005 Shimkus Supports Increased Penalties for Indecency
Sept. 28, 2004 9/11 Commission Recommendations
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