Representative John M. Shimkus's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 15, Republican
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4/16/15 Shimkus Votes to Bury the Death Tax 4/15/15 Yucca Mountain 4/14/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - U.S. Steel's Idling Granite County Facility 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 Committee Advances Bills to Protect Consumers and the Environment 3/25/15 Shimkus Votes for Balanced Budget 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 3/24/15 Committee Leaders Respond to DOE's Nuclear Waste Delay 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 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 2/25/15 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of the Department of Energy - Yucca Mountain 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 Congress Sends Veteran Suicide Prevention Bill to White House 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 2/05/15 Shimkus Leads Congressional Effort to Safeguard Internet Domain Name System 2/05/15 Reps. Davis, Shimkus and Schock on FutureGen Announcement 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 1/14/15 Shimkus Votes to Defund President Obama's Executive Actions on Immigration 1/13/15 House Approves Bill to Exempt Volunteer Emergency Responders from Obamacare 1/09/15 Keystone XL Pipeline Act 1/08/15 Shimkus Seeking Valentines for Heroes 1/08/15 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3, Keystone XL Pipeline Act, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 30, Save American Workers Act of 2015 12/29/14 Paul Simon Water for the World Act Signed Into Law 12/19/14 Committee Leaders Respond to EPA's Coal Ash Decision 12/18/14 Letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Matthews Burwell - Affordable Care Act 12/11/14 Shimkus Supports FY2015 Spending Bill 12/10/14 Coal Ash Legislation Provides Urgently Needed Solution and Model For Regulation 12/09/14 Honoring Congressman John Dingell on his Retirement 12/03/14 House Acts to Help Americans with Disabilities 11/26/14 Shimkus Responds to EPA Smog Proposal