Representative John M. Shimkus's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 15, Republican
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12/19/14 Committee Leaders Respond to EPA's Coal Ash Decision 12/10/14 Coal Ash Legislation Provides Urgently Needed Solution and Model For Regulation 11/26/14 Shimkus Responds to EPA Smog Proposal 11/21/14 Committee Leaders Respond to EPA's RFS Announcement 11/20/14 Illinois GOP Congressional Delegation Responds to Obama's Executive Actions 11/19/14 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Cyanotoxins in Drinking Water 11/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keep Promise On Immigration Reform 11/17/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fight Against Cuts to Critical Access Hospitals 11/17/14 Shimkus, Schock Remember Deadly Tornadoes 11/17/14 Shimkus, Schock Remember Deadly Tornadoes 11/13/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Ozone Standards 11/13/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee - Prevent Executive Amnesty 11/12/14 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Reclassification of the Internet Under Title II of the Communications Act 10/28/14 Shimkus Statement on Honeywell 10/24/14 Letter to Howard Shelanski, Administrator of Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs - U.S. Brick Jobs 10/23/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Answers on Ebola Response Efforts 10/22/14 Shimkus Receives Small Business Award 10/17/14 Shimkus Supports Ebola Travel Ban 10/16/14 Upton and Shimkus Welcome Release of Game-Changing Yucca Mountain Safety Report 10/01/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concern Over Quinn's Misuse of Federal Disaster Funds 10/01/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Seeking Answers on Harmful Algae Blooms 9/22/14 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Ensure Access to All Available Addiction Therapies 9/18/14 Letter to Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York - Finger Lakes Propane Storage Project 9/17/14 Roll Call - Keeping the Internet Open and Free 9/16/14 Nonpartisan, Independent Watchdog Demonstrates Obamacare Uses Taxpayer Dollars for Abortion Coverage 9/09/14 Shimkus Votes to Limit Federal Authority Over Waters of the United States 9/05/14 Reps. Shimkus, Davis Invite Medical Experts & Patient Advocates to Discuss Path to 21st Century Cures 8/27/14 Whitfield Responds to Reports of Obama's UN Climate Gambit 8/13/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader of the House - End the Wind Production Tax Credit 7/31/14 House Initiates Lawsuit to Restore Constitutional Order 7/31/14 Shimkus Supports VA Reform Legislation 7/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP 7/23/14 Subcommittee Explores Opportunities to Modernize Environmental Regulation and Protection 7/23/14 Letter to Allison Macfarlane, Chairman of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Update on Waste Confidence Rule 7/23/14 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Modernizing the Business of Environmental Regulation and Protection 7/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC 7/15/14 House Passes Permanent Internet Tax Prohibition 7/11/14 Subcommittee Examines Role of States and Congress under the Constitution 7/11/14 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Constitutional Considerations: States vs. Federal Environmental Policy Implementation 7/09/14 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 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