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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
May 16, 2013 Hearing of the Subcommittees on Energy and Power and Environment and the Economy - "The Fiscal Year 2014 Environmental Protection Agency Budget"
May 16, 2013 Shimkus Votes to Repeal Obamacare
May 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Illinois Disaster Relief
May 7, 2013 Time for the Federal Government to Face Sequester
April 25, 2013 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) - Seek GAO Analysis of Taxpayer Cost and Liability Effects of DOE's Nuclear Waste Storage Proposal
April 25, 2013 Shimkus Asks Questions About Lifeline
April 19, 2013 Shimkus: Tax Freedom Day April 25th in Illinois
April 16, 2013 The Department of Energy's FY14 Budget Proposal on Nuclear Waste
April 11, 2013 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy - "Discussion Draft of H.R. ___, The Coal Ash Recycling and Oversight Act of 2013"
April 5, 2013 Shimkus to Introduce Animal Drug User Fee Reauthorization Act
March 21, 2013 Shimkus Supports Balanced Budget
March 20, 2013 Yucca Mountain and Jobs
March 20, 2013 Get the Facts Before Blaming Renewable Fuel Sector
March 18, 2013 Path to Prosperity Budget
March 14, 2013 Subcommittee Continues Examination into Chemical Security Program
March 1, 2013 Shimkus on Sequester: Spending Cuts Necessary
Feb. 12, 2013 Shimkus Comments on State of the Union Speech
Feb. 11, 2013 Shimkus Inviting Secretary Shinseki to Visit Illiana Health Care System
Feb. 6, 2013 Shimkus Votes to Require Balanced Budget
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to IEPA Hearing Officer Dean Studer: Approve Levee Repairs
Jan. 31, 2013 An Unhappy Anniversary: With 15 Years of Broken Promises, Nuclear Waste and Liability Costs Continue to Pile Up
Jan. 29, 2013 Representatives John Shimkus & Bill Enyart to Co-Chair Congressional Coal Caucus
Jan. 25, 2013 Shimkus Makes Nominations to Military Academies
Jan. 24, 2013 Reps. Davis, Shimkus and Wagner Introduce Legislation to Name Bridge after Stan Musial
Jan. 24, 2013 Reps. Davis, Shimkus and Wagner Introduce Legislation to Name Bridge after Stan Musial
Jan. 23, 2013 Shimkus Supports No Budget, No Pay Act
Jan. 11, 2013 Shimkus Seeking Valentines for Heroes
Jan. 10, 2013 Blue Ribbon Commission Calls for Permanent Nuclear Repository By 2048… What About Yucca Mountain?
Jan. 3, 2013 Shimkus Takes Oath of Office for 113th Congress
Jan. 1, 2013 The Ukraine's Backslide in Democracy
Jan. 1, 2013 Shimkus Votes to Make Most Bush Tax Cuts Permanent
Dec. 31, 2012 Belarus
Dec. 4, 2012 American Energy Manufacturing Technical Corrections Act
Nov. 28, 2012 Prairie State Energy Campus
Oct. 11, 2012 Subcommittee Continues Oversight of Chemical Security Program
Oct. 11, 2012 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - The Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards Program -- A Progress Report
Oct. 9, 2012 Committee Leaders Troubled with Stimulus Dollars Sent Overseas, Producing No American Jobs
Sept. 20, 2012 Costello, Shimkus Introduce Legislation to Streamline Corps of Engineers Approval Process
Aug. 2, 2012 JOBS.GOP.GOV
Aug. 2, 2012 Important Issues Facing America and the World
July 26, 2012 Subcommittee Approves Bill to Reduce Paperwork and Eliminate Government Waste
July 25, 2012 High-Level Nuclear Waste
July 24, 2012 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - NRC Policy and Governance Oversight
July 24, 2012 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Emergency USDA Assistance
July 19, 2012 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; and Steny Hoyer, Minority Whip
July 19, 2012 High-Level Nuclear Waste
July 17, 2012 NRC Commissioners Set to Testify Next Tuesday
July 11, 2012 High-Level Nuclear Waste
July 11, 2012 Shimkus Votes to Repeal Obamacare
July 10, 2012 Shimkus Supporting Religious Freedom Act
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