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John Shimkus' Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 15, Republican
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 15
Date Title
Oct. 4, 2017 Letter to the President - Defense Budget
April 7, 2017 Shimkus Statement on Syria Missile Strike
Feb. 9, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert Cardillo, Director of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency - Recommending Scott Air Force Base for NGA-West
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: National Security
Dec. 21, 2015 Shimkus: Obama Foolish to Trust Iran
Oct. 22, 2015 Shimkus Statement on Veto of NDAA
July 24, 2015 Letter to John McCain, Chairman of Senate Armed Services Committee, Jack Reed, Ranking Member, Mac Thornberry, Chairman of House Committee on Armed Services, Adam Smith, Ranking Member - Consolidation of Military Bases
July 22, 2015 Shimkus Joins Efforts to Protect U.S.-based Military Personnel
July 9, 2015 Letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House Armed Services Committee and Defense Appropriations Subcommittee - Concerns Surrounding the Transfer of Military Property
July 9, 2015 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
June 25, 2015 Politico Magazine - Congress at War: The Capitol Hill Ranks on Why They Enlisted and What It Means Now
Jan. 16, 2015 Shimkus, Bost & Davis Urge National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to Join Scott AFB Community
May 21, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - DHS Ammunition Purchases
Sept. 4, 2013 St. Louis Today - GOP House Members from Region Reject Striking Syria
Oct. 11, 2012 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - The Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards Program -- A Progress Report
May 10, 2012 Shimkus Supports Other Budget Cuts in Lieu of Defense Cuts
Feb. 3, 2012 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Evaluating Internal Operation and Implementation of the Chemical Facility AntiTerrorism Standards Program (CFATS) by the Department of Homeland Securit
May 3, 2011 Overseas Security Advisory Council Anniversary
Feb. 3, 2010 Shimkus And Roskam Call On Sen. Durbin And Treasurer Giannoulias To Join Bipartisan Wave Of Opposition To Creating Guantanamo Illinois
Jan. 28, 2010 Statement On President Obama's State Of The Union Address
Sept. 25, 2009 Scrapping Missile Defense
Sept. 24, 2009 Our Friends In Europe: You Will Not Be Forgotten
Aug. 15, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense
July 7, 2008 Letter to Michael Donley, Acting Secretary of the Air Force, Re: Identify Funding for New Component Numbered Air Force Mission
March 5, 2008 Raising Concern Over the Air Force's Contract for Tanker Aircraft for a Foreign Manufacturer
Feb. 15, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Feb. 14, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Sept. 13, 2006 NATO Strategic Airlift Capability
June 28, 2006 Science, State, Justice, Commerce, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007
June 16, 2006 Shimkus Believes America Safer, Winning War on Terror
Jan. 30, 2006 Visclosky: State of the Union should Address Outsourcing of Jobs, Protection of Pensions
Dec. 20, 2005 Shimkus Supports Defense Appropriations
Dec. 19, 2005 Berman Co-authors Bipartisan Letter Urging President Bush to Increse Funding for International Affairs Programs
Dec. 16, 2005 Shimkus: Vote Shows House Support for Victory in Iraq
Dec. 8, 2005 Another Iraqi Milestone
Oct. 13, 2005 U.S. Congresman John Shimkus' Address to Latvian Saeima
Feb. 2, 2005 Iraq Elections
Jan. 11, 2005 Shimkus Returns From Iraqi Candidate Tranning
Sept. 30, 2004 Hope in Iraq
Sept. 8, 2004 Recognition of CPL. Christopher Belchik
May 18, 2004 Communication from Soldier Stationed in Iraq
May 13, 2004 Officers in Charge in Iraq Failed in Their Duty
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