Dec 31, 2015

Shimkus Visits Area to Tout New Law to Assist Small Rural Drinking Water Systems

Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) Wednesday joined local leaders in Dieterich, Marshall, Lawrenceville and Sandoval to announce the availability of technical assistance for rural water… read more

Dec 24, 2015

Shimkus calls for renewal of sanctions against Iran

U.S. Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) signed two letters last week to President Barack Obama in regards to the administration’s silence on Iran’s purchase of state-of-the-art… read more

Dec 23, 2015

Shimkus discusses local, international issues

Marking his 19th year in office, U.S. Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) has seen a lot of changes, primarily to his district. Shimkus won his… read more

Dec 17, 2015

Grassroots Rural and Small Community Water Systems Assistance Act becomes law

President Barack Obama signed the Grassroots Rural and Small Community Water Systems Assistance Act, S. 611, into law this week, making it easier for small,… read more

Dec 17, 2015

Shimkus touts availability to local constituents

U.S. Rep. John Shimkus (R-Illinois) reminds constituents in the Illinois 15th Congressional District of his availability to meet with them in their communities. “Since I… read more

Dec 7, 2015

Lawmakers release statements following President Obama’s national address

Several lawmakers throughout the Local 6 area issued statements following President Obama’s address to the nation over concerns about global terrorism. Tennessee Senator Bob Corker,… read more

Dec 2, 2015

Shimkus speaks on human toll in coal industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the House debated energy legislation this week, Congressman John Shimkus (R-Ill.) spoke his thoughts to fellow representatives of the human toll of… read more