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John Shimkus' Public Statements

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. 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - NATO Enlargement
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - FEMA Public Assistance for Disaster Damage in Illinois
Jan. 31, 2014 Shimkus Explains Propane Issues
Jan. 30, 2014 Committee Leaders Respond to Coal Ash Consent Decree
Jan. 29, 2014 The Farm Bill Conference Report
Jan. 29, 2014 Shimkus Supports Farm Bill Passage
Jan. 28, 2014 House Passes No Funding for Abortions Act
Jan. 28, 2014 Shimkus Comments on State of the Union
Jan. 23, 2014 Reps. Davis, Shimkus, Schock, Kinzinger, Bustos, Enyart Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Bring Fairness to FEMA Disaster Declaration Process
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administraation - FDA's Proposed Change to Generic Drug Labeling Policy
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy - Army Corps of Engineers Should Use Funding from Omnibus Appropriations Bill to Fix Metro East Levee
Jan. 15, 2014 Shimkus Supports Appropriations Package
Jan. 9, 2014 Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act of 2013
Jan. 8, 2014 Ukraine
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Energy and Environment Issues
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Durbin, Kirk, Delegation Call on President to Provide Federal Public Assistance for Southern and Central Illinois Counties
Dec. 12, 2013 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Oversight of NRC Management and the Need for Legislative Reform
Dec. 12, 2013 Encouraging Ukrainians to Stand Firm
Dec. 12, 2013 Green, Gingrey Introduce ADAPT Act to Safeguard Public Health
Dec. 12, 2013 Shimkus Supports Bipartisan Budget Act
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy Department of Energy - Plans to Comply with Nuclear Waste Court Orders
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - Regarding Potential Revival of Fairness Doctrine
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Barbara Boxer, Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works, Bill Shuster, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, David Vitter, Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works, and Nick J. Rahall II, Ranking Member, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Protect Important Metro East Priorities
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Barbara Boxer, Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works, Bill Shuster, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, David Vitter, Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works, and Nick J. Rahall II, Ranking Member, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Protect Provisions Promoting Public-Private Partnerships for Water Infrastructure
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Medicare Advantage Plants
Dec. 3, 2013 Ukraine
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Illinois Disaster Declaration Due to Tornado Damage
Nov. 25, 2013 Kirk, Durbin, Delegation Call on President to Provide Federal Refief for Central and Southern Illinois Counties
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
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Patrick Quinn, Governor of Illinois - Medicaid Eligibility
Nov. 21, 2013 Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act
Nov. 21, 2013 House Focuses on Energy This Week
Nov. 20, 2013 Georgian Presidential Election
Nov. 20, 2013 Eurasian Situation
Nov. 19, 2013 Shimkus Comments on Court Decision to Zero Out Nuclear Waste
Nov. 15, 2013 Shimkus Wants You to Keep Your Health Plan
Nov. 14, 2013 House Passes Two Legal Reform Bills
Nov. 14, 2013 Obamacare
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to Director Andrew Boron, Illlinois Department of Insurance - Affordable Care Act Implementation Problems
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Chairman Irving Williamson, International Trade Commission - Protect Domestic Steel Producers from Illegal Dumping
Oct. 31, 2013 Long-Term Repository Needed As Nuclear Waste Continues to Pile Up
Oct. 23, 2013 Shimkus Supports Water Resources Bill
Oct. 16, 2013 Shimkus Supports Bipartisan Deal
Oct. 16, 2013 Time for Solutions
Oct. 15, 2013 A Letter from a Constituent
Oct. 3, 2013 Obamacare
Oct. 2, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Comply with the "Pay Our Military Act"
Oct. 1, 2013 Americans for Prosperity: Federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge
Sept. 30, 2013 Taiwan National Day
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