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John Shimkus' Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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
Oct. 23, 2013 Shimkus Supports Water Resources Bill
June 14, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ray LaHood, Secretary of the Department of Transportation
Dec. 17, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Ray LaHood, Secretary, United States Department of Transportation
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
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. 24, 2008 Letter to Matthew K. Rose, CEO and President of BNSF, E. Hunter Harrison, CEO and President of Canadian National, and James R. Young, CEO and President of UP, Re: Commit to Improving Amtrak On-Time Performance
June 20, 2008 Letter to The Honorable George W. Bush, The President of the United States
June 10, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6003, Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008
Oct. 24, 2006 Durbin, Colleagues Say Canadian National Railway Must Honor Its Agreements with Amtrak
Oct. 24, 2006 Letter to E. Hunter Harrison, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian National Railway Company
Sept. 15, 2005 Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2005
July 14, 2005 Water Resources Development Act of 2005
July 13, 2005 Utilizing the Mississippi River
May 18, 2005 Bipartisanship in the House
March 19, 2004 57 Colleagues Push for Changes to Hours of Service Rule that Governs Truckers
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