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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
Oct. 16, 2013 Shimkus Supports Bipartisan Deal
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
Sept. 27, 2013 Washington Examiner - President Obama, EPA Want to Kill Coal and Raise your Electric Bill
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Jack Lew, Dept of Treasury - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Ernest Moniz, Dept. of Energy - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Penny Pritzker, Dept. of Commerce - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, Dept. of Ag. - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 20, 2013 Belleville News-Democrat - Local Lawmakers Displeased with Coal Regulations
Sept. 20, 2013 The News-Gazette - Obama's EPA Trying to Kill Coal & Raise Your Electric Bill
Sept. 20, 2013 Shimkus Comments on Continuing Resolution
Sept. 18, 2013 Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Continues Examination of Toxic Substances Control Act
Sept. 10, 2013 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Nuclear Waste Policy Act
Sept. 4, 2013 St. Louis Today - GOP House Members from Region Reject Striking Syria
Sept. 3, 2013 Blog: On Syria, I Am Not Convinced an Attack Is Best Course
Aug. 23, 2013 Letter to Chairman Allison Macfarlane, Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Yucca Mountain
Aug. 13, 2013 Energy and Commerce Leaders Welcome Court's Decision Compelling NRC to Resume Consideration of Yucca Mountain License Application
July 31, 2013 Letter from a Constituent
July 31, 2013 Subcommittee Presses DOE Secretary Moniz on Strategy For Nuclear Waste Storage
July 25, 2013 Shimkus Supports Coal Ash Bill in House
July 25, 2013 Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013
July 24, 2013 Joint Statement by Illinois House GOP in Response to President Obama's Economic Speech at Knox College
July 18, 2013 Belleville News-Democrat - Metro-east Congressmen Support Delay of Health Care Law
July 18, 2013 President's Health Care Law is Unworkable
July 17, 2013 Shimkus Votes to Delay Obamacare
July 15, 2013 Letter to Commissioner Daniel Werfel, Internal Revenue Service - Questions on Privacy Breaches
June 27, 2013 Attack on Shiite Muslims in Egypt
June 25, 2013 Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge
June 25, 2013 House Approves "Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge"
June 25, 2013 BND - War on Coal? Local Congressmen Blast White House Plans to Cut Carbon Pollution
June 18, 2013 All-of-the-Above Energy Policy
June 18, 2013 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
June 13, 2013 Subcommittee Examines Toxic Substances Control Act
June 13, 2013 President Signs Bipartisan Bill into Law to Help Protect Jobs, Keep Pets and Livestock Safe
June 13, 2013 Hearing of the House Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee - "Title I of the Toxic Substances Control Act: Understanding its History and Reviewing its Impact"
June 6, 2013 Subcommittee Advances Four Bills to Improve Environmental Regulations, Increase State Authority, and Protect Jobs
June 5, 2013 Hearing of the Enviroment and the Economy Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee - Markup on the Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013; the Reducing Excessive Deadlines Obligation Act of 2013; the Federal Facility Accountability Act of 2013; and the Federal and State Partnership for Environmental Protection Act of 2013
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
June 5, 2013 Chicago Tribune - Nuclear Waster: Thy Name is Yucca
June 3, 2013 Shimkus Urges Gov. to Sign Fracking Bill
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
May 23, 2013 Shimkus Supports Bill to Stop Student Loan Interest Rate Hike
May 22, 2013 Shimkus Supports Keystone XL Pipeline
May 21, 2013 Yucca Mountain and Scientific Integrity
May 21, 2013 IRS Scandal
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