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Shimkus Highlights 2017 Congressional Accomplishments

Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) says the U.S. House of Representatives is getting things done. “The news media will spend days on their scandals and controversies, but they often can’t find the time to cover the important successes and compromises in Washington,”... Read More.

Shimkus Announces Congressional App Challenge

Today Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) announced the Congressional App Challenge. Officially launched by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2015, this nationwide effort allows students to compete against their peers by creating and an application or “app,” for mobile, tablet, or... Read More.

Congressional Art Competition Deadline Approaching‏

Maryville, Illinois – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) is accepting entries for the 2016 Congressional Art Competition through Friday, April 15. The contest is open to high school students in the 15th Congressional District. “Students have just one more week to submit... Read More.