Priorities

Agriculture

Agriculture is a key economic engine throughout the 33 counties that make up the 15th Congressional District. It is important that the agriculture sector is strong and profitable and we are protecting our farmers’ ability… read more

Energy

John supports a diversified, all-of-the-above energy strategy. By focusing on energy we can develop at home, we can create jobs, keep costs low for businesses and families, and reduce our reliance on unstable energy producing… read more

Healthcare

Obamacare has failed to live up to its many of its basic promises. Policies have been cancelled. Premiums continue to increase. It’s time we walk away from this failed experiment. Obamacare is a disaster and… read more

Jobs and the Economy

Too many Americans are out of work. Its time to get government out of the way, remove the bureaucratic red tape so employers have less burdensome rules and regulations so we can put people back… read more

National Security

National Security threats are real both at home and abroad. As a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and a U.S. Army Veteran, John understands the need for a strong, well-funded… read more

Spending

Government spending is out of control. In Washington, both Republicans and Democrats continue to present overblown budgets. Enough is enough, its time for Washington to live within its means and not spend more than it… read more

Taxes

John thinks it is unacceptable that the tax code is so complex that businesses and individuals must pay for services just to complete their taxes. It’s time for a simpler, fairer, and flatter tax code,… read more

Veterans

As a member of the armed serves, John has a great appreciation for the men and women who volunteer today to join our nation’s military. Unfortunately, the Obama Administration has forgotten those that have served… read more

Connect

1 year ago

Thx to the voters of #IL15 for their support & allowing me to continue to serve them in Congress johnshimkus.com/congressman-jo…

1 year ago

Collinsville volunteers are making calls and knocking doors. Remember, polls are open until 7 PM! https://t.co/ho1xaaNWBf

1 year ago

Volunteers are hard at work getting out the vote. Remember, polls open at 6 am tomorrow! https://t.co/hD3TatwgYZ

1 year ago

Thx to Governor Rauner for speaking on my behalf at the Moultrie County Lincoln Day Dinner last night. Great crowd! https://t.co/8Lb1BcDHhx

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