Representative John M. Shimkus's Public Statements


Full Name: John M. Shimkus
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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6/30/14 Shimkus Praises Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Decision, Renews Call for HHS Transparency on Abortion Coverage 6/19/14 America Needs National Energy Policy 6/17/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers 6/16/14 Shimkus Supports Small Business Tax 6/12/14 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the Department of Transportation - Federal Aviation Administration Hiring Process 6/09/14 Shimkus Seeks Input from VA Employees, Vets 6/05/14 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Regarding the Future of the Internet 6/02/14 Shimkus: EPA Cap-and-Trade Rule "All Pain, No Gain' 5/29/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal 5/22/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Regarding Mariam Ibrahim's Death Sentence 5/21/14 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 5/20/14 Shimkus Supports Bipartisan Water Resources Legislation 5/15/14 Shimkus Comments on Nuclear Waste Fee Cessation 5/09/14 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 5/08/14 Shimkus Legislation to Help Safeguard the Open Internet Approved by Energy & Commerce Committee 5/02/14 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - Regarding Proposal to Limit Incentive Auction Participants 4/30/14 The Washington Times - All of the Above Includes Nuclear 4/30/14 Letter to Calvin L. Scovel III, Inspector General of the Department of Transportation - Regarding the Governor's Hiring Practices at the Illinois Department of Transportation 4/29/14 Committee Continues Examination of the Chemicals in Commerce Act 4/29/14 Calling Upon the Belarusian Officals for the Immediate and Unconditional Release of All Political Prisoners 4/29/14 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Discussion Draft of the Chemicals in Commerce Act 4/22/14 Chemicals in Commerce Act 4/22/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Generic Drug Labeling 4/22/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - Committee Presses FDA for Documents On Trial Lawyers' Role in Proposed Changes to Generic Drug Labeling 4/18/14 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo 4/10/14 To Protect the Future of the Internet, Subcommittee Advances the DOTCOM Act 4/10/14 Shimkus Seeks Review of Proposal to Relinquish Longstanding U.S. Internet Oversight Role 4/09/14 IRS Tax Breaks Available for Disaster Victims 4/03/14 Subcommittee Questions Secretary Moniz on DOE Budget and Policy Priorities 4/03/14 Shimkus Supports State Education Rights 4/02/14 Shimkus Supports Right-to-Carry Reciprocity 3/28/14 Shimkus Supports Anti-Spoofing Bill 3/27/14 Shimkus, Rokita & Blackburn Seek Review of Obama Administration Plan to Relinquish U.S. Oversight of the Internet 3/27/14 Roll Call - On Yucca Mountain, Obama Again Treats Law as Merely a Suggestion 3/27/14 Shimkus to DOE: "We Have a Site, It's Yucca Mountain, and It's the Law" 3/21/14 Letter to US Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District - Asian Carp 3/12/14 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Chemicals in Commerce Act 3/10/14 St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Democracy in Ukraine 3/05/14 Ukriane 2/27/14 Aid For Ukraine 2/27/14 Shimkus Unveils Discussion Draft of Chemicals in Commerce Act 2/26/14 Shimkus Votes to Stop IRS Abuse 2/25/14 Reps. Davis, Shimkus Applaud UI LABS Announcement 2/25/14 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - DHS Ammunition Purchases 2/20/14 Shimkus, Eshoo Applaud FCC Efforts to Improve Wireless E-9-1-1 Location Accuracy 2/19/14 Shimkus Remarks on VP Biden's Visit to Granite City 2/14/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expedite Propane to Ohio, Midwest 2/12/14 Shimkus Statement on Debt Limit Vote 2/11/14 Russian Occupation of the Country of Georgia 2/10/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - NATO Enlargement