JOHN SHIMKUS IS RECOGNIZED BY LEADING ORGANIZATIONS AS A FIGHTER FOR OUR ILLINOIS VALUES IN CONGRESS. GET INFORMED ABOUT WHO’S ENDORSING JOHN!

Priorities

Agriculture

Southern Illinois is known for its agriculture, fueling not only our state, but the country. It is important that the agriculture sector is strong and that we protect our farmers’ ability to manage their farms… read more

Energy

John supports a diversified, all-of-the-above energy strategy. John supports developing energy at home to create jobs, reduce costs for businesses and families, and reduce our reliance on unstable foreign regions. As a member of the… read more

Healthcare

It is time to walk away from the Obama’s failed experiment with our healthcare system. Obamacare failed to live up to its basic promises. Policies have been cancelled. Premiums continue to increase. John believes that… read more

Jobs and the Economy

John believes that government interference does not create jobs and that in order to have employees, you must have employers. It’s time for the government to get out of the way and continue to roll… read more

Life

As a Christian and as a Father, John knows that life begins at conception. From the very beginning, to the very end, life is always worth defending. The unborn are quite literally the most vulnerable… 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

Second Amendment

Our nation’s Founding Fathers made it a point to secure the right to bear arms for American citizens to protect themselves and their families against threats and government tyranny.  Americans need a way to defend… read more

Spending

Government spending is out of control. In Washington, both Republicans and Democrats continue to present overblown budgets. Enough is enough. It’s time for Washington to start living by the same rules as American families and… read more

Taxes

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created relief for families all across America. Middle-class Illinoisans deserve to keep their hard-earned money, not send it to Washington. John is ready to build on the successes of… read more

Veterans

As a military veteran himself, John has a special appreciation for the men and women who have stood up to selflessly defend our nation. Veterans deserve high quality and timely care when they return home.… read more

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Acts 21:13 Then Paul answered, “What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but even to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.” ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Acts 26:1 (KJV) 1 Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Thou art permitted to speak for thyself. Then Paul stretched forth the hand, and answered for himself:

Romans 12:1-2 Therefore I urge you brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship. And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect. ... See MoreSee Less

Romans 10:9 that if you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved; ... See MoreSee Less

 

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2 John 1:7 (KJV) 7 For many deceivers are entered into the world, who confess not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh. This is a deceiver and an antichrist.