Representative John M. Shimkus's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 15, Republican
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5/27/15 Bipartisan Leaders Formally Introduce Breakthrough Chemical Safety Bill 5/15/15 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy - Update on the Current Status of Nuclear Waste Management Policy 5/14/15 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy - H.R. __, TSCA Modernization Act of 2015 5/14/15 Subcommittee Unanimously Approves TSCA Modernization Act 5/13/15 #SubCommTech Continues Oversight of NTIA's Internet Transition 5/12/15 Committee Releases Bipartisan TSCA Modernization Act, Markup This Week 5/08/15 Look Ahead: Committee Announces Hearing Schedule for the Week of May 11 4/29/15 Las Vegas Review Journal - Scientific Evidence too Easily Dismissed 4/23/15 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Increase Energy Production in Outer Continental Shelf 4/20/15 Letter to Aashton Carter, Secretary of Defense - Making the Department of Defense Fully Auditable 4/16/15 Shimkus Votes to Bury the Death Tax 4/15/15 Yucca Mountain 4/14/15 #SubEnvEcon Passes the Litmus Test with TSCA Modernization 4/14/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - U.S. Steel's Idling Granite County Facility 4/09/15 Las Vegas Review Journal - 6 Congressmen Go Underground, Tour Yucca Mountain 4/07/15 Subcommittee to Review Bipartisan Draft of the TSCA Modernization Act 4/02/15 Shimkus to Lead Bipartisan Delegation to Yucca Mountain 3/27/15 Bost, Shimkus & Davis Issue Statements on Granite City Works 3/26/15 Illinois Members Renew Bipartisan, Bicameral Effort to Bring Fairness to FEMA Disaster Declaration Process 3/25/15 Shimkus Votes for Balanced Budget 3/25/15 Committee Advances Bills to Protect Consumers and the Environment 3/24/15 Committee Leaders Respond to DOE's Nuclear Waste Delay 3/24/15 hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Markup of H.R. __, the Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015 3/20/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran Nuclear Negotiations 3/18/15 Eshoo, Shimkus, Doyle Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Promote Greater Collaboration Among FCC Commissioners 3/18/15 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - H.R. __, the Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015 3/04/15 Shimkus Questions ATF's Backdoor Bullet Ban 3/04/15 Letter to B. Todd Jones, Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives - Ammunition Ban 3/03/15 Shimkus Welcomes Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's Address to Congress 2/27/15 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - The Needs of Drinking Water Systems in Rural and Smaller Communities 2/26/15 Shimkus Pans FCC's Fundamentally Flawed Net Neutrality Rules 2/26/15 #SubCommTech Members Respond to FCC's Unprecedented Regulation of the Internet 2/25/15 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of the Department of Energy - Yucca Mountain 2/25/15 Hearing of the Energy and Power and Environment and the Economy Subcommittees of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - The Fiscal Year 2016 EPA Budget 2/24/15 Roll Call - From Health Care to Energy: Majority of Americans Pay More, Get Less Under Obama 2/24/15 Shimkus Responds to President Obama's Veto 2/13/15 Shimkus Supports Tax Relief Bill 2/11/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives - Improving Transportation Infrastructure 2/11/15 Congress Sends Veteran Suicide Prevention Bill to White House 2/05/15 Reps. Davis, Shimkus and Schock on FutureGen Announcement 2/05/15 Shimkus Leads Congressional Effort to Safeguard Internet Domain Name System 2/03/15 Shimkus Votes to Repeal Obamacare 2/02/15 Kaskaskia Watershed Study Funded 1/29/15 Shimkus Applauds Completion of Yucca Safety Evaluation Report 1/28/15 Shimkus Cosponsors Bill to Prevent Federal Overreach of U.S. Waters by EPA & Corps of Engineers 1/22/15 On 42nd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Shimkus Votes to Prohibit Taxpayer Funding for Abortions 1/22/15 Subcommittee Continues Work Toward Pro-Jobs, Pro-Recycling Coal Ash Solution 1/22/15 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - EPA's 2014 Final Rule: Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals from Electric Utilities 1/20/15 Shimkus Reaction to State of the Union Address 1/16/15 Shimkus, Bost & Davis Urge National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to Join Scott AFB Community