Representative John M. Shimkus's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 15, Republican
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7/31/15 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Ernest Moniz, U.S. Department of Energy Secretary, Tom Vilsack, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary - Biomass Energy 7/24/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, Concerning Flood Relief for Illinois Farmers 7/22/15 Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015 7/22/15 Letter to Howard Shelanski, Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs - Regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's Carbon Dioxide Regulations 7/17/15 #SubEnvEcon to Review Status of 2012 e-Manifest Law Designed to Reduce Paperwork and Improve Reporting 7/16/15 Letter to Fred Upton, Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and Bob Goodlatte, Chair of the House Judiciary Committee - Planned Parenthood 7/14/15 Shimkus Statement on Iran Deal 7/10/15 With Over 10,000 Diseases & Only 500 Treatments -- Shimkus Votes for Cures 7/09/15 Letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House Armed Services Committee and Defense Appropriations Subcommittee 7/09/15 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Local Number Portability 7/09/15 Letter to Mac Thornberry, Chairman of House Armed Services Committee, Adam Smith, Ranking Member of House Armed Services Committee, Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman of House Defense Appropriations Subcommittte,and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member of House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee - National Guard 6/30/15 Letter to Megan J. Brennan, United States Postmaster General - Support Veterans and "Stamp Out PTSD" 6/25/15 Politico Magazine - Congress at War: The Capitol Hill Ranks on Why They Enlisted and What It Means Now 6/24/15 Kirk, Durbin Introduce Bill to Expand Lincoln Heritage Area in Illinois 6/23/15 #RecordOfSuccess: House Overwhelmingly Approves Updating Chemical Safety Laws for the 21st Century 6/23/15 What They're Saying: The DOTCOM Act 6/23/15 #RecordOfSuccess Grows with DOTCOM Approval 6/17/15 Committee Approves Bipartisan Bill to Protect the Future of the Internet -- DOTCOM Act Poised for House Vote 6/12/15 Shimkus: Congress Gets Final Say in Trade Agreements 6/12/15 Members Examine What Could Be EPA's Costliest Regulation on the American People Yet 6/08/15 #SubCommTech to Vote on Bipartisan Legislation to Protect the Future of the Internet 6/08/15 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - Residential Furnaces 6/03/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Relief for 16th District Small Businesses Impacted by April Tornado 6/03/15 Committee Advances Bipartisan Breakthrough To Bring Chemical Safety Law Into 21st Century 6/02/15 Shimkus Reveals New Vehicle Grant Awarded to Richland County Sheriff's Office 5/28/15 Southern Illinois Delegation Responds to U.S. Steel's Decision to Continue Operations at Granite City Works 5/27/15 Shimkus Statement on Finalized WOTUS Rule 5/27/15 Bipartisan Leaders Formally Introduce Breakthrough Chemical Safety Bill 5/21/15 Crucial Antibiotics Bill Reintroduced 5/20/15 Shimkus Applauds Inclusion of Medical Device Provisions in 21st Century Cures 5/19/15 Shimkus Votes for Veterans 5/19/15 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Review Clinton Foundation Tax Status 5/15/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Supporting Trade Legislation 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 Subcommittee Unanimously Approves TSCA Modernization Act 5/14/15 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy - H.R. __, TSCA Modernization Act of 2015 5/13/15 #SubCommTech Continues Oversight of NTIA's Internet Transition 5/13/15 House Acts to Protect the Unborn 5/12/15 Shimkus Votes to End Uncertainty Over Waters of the United States 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 5/01/15 House Moves Quickly on Annual Appropriations 4/30/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - U.S. Open Skies Policy 4/29/15 Las Vegas Review Journal - Scientific Evidence too Easily Dismissed 4/24/15 Shimkus, Bost & Davis Question Energy Regulator Over Rate Spike 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