Rep. John Shimkus (R-Illinois) biography

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Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL 15th District)

12th term Republican from Illinois 15th District.

Bio

Residence: Collinsville

Marital Status: Married (Karen)

Prev. Occupation: Teacher

Prev. Political Exp.: Collinsville Twp. Board of Trustees, 1989-93; Madison Co. Treasurer, 1990-97

Military: USA, 1980-86; USAR, 1986-2008

Education: BS United St.s Military Academy, 1980; MBA Southern IL Univ. - Edwardsville, 1997

Birthdate: 02/21/1958

Birthplace: East St. Louis, IL

Religion: Lutheran

Percentage in Last Election: Unc.%


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. John Shimkus.

Website: shimkus.house.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

2217 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-1315
Phone: (202) 225-5271
Fax: (202) 225-5880

Maryville Office: (more district offices)

15 Professional Park Drive
Maryville, Illinois 62062
Phone: (618) 288-7190
Fax: (618) 288-7219



Committee

Current Elected Office Committees:


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Craig Roberts
  • Scheduler: Molly Harris
  • Legis. Dir.: Brian Looser
  • Comm. Dir.: Jordan Haverly
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Ari Kirsh
  • Education LA: Brian Looser
  • Telecomm LA: Brian Looser
  • Transportation LA: Chase Clanahan
  • Trade LA: Ari Kirsh
  • Commerce LA: Chase Clanahan
  • Labor LA: Chase Clanahan
  • Budget LA: Brian Looser
  • Government Affairs LA: Brian Looser
  • Space - NASA LA: Ari Kirsh
  • Animal Welfare LA: Chase Clanahan

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Rep. John Shimkus voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

 
Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
P Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes 11/08/2007 Nay Voted Against
P Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes 11/06/2007 Nay Not Scored

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Bills

Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Rep. John Shimkus's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Rep. John Shimkus a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.3043 - Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and... No Send Message to Rep. John Shimkus
H.R.609 - 'To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965. No Send Message to Rep. John Shimkus
H.R.27 - 'To enhance the workforce investment system of the Nation by strengthening one-stop career center... No Send Message to Rep. John Shimkus
H.R.366 - 'To amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to strengthen and im... Yes Send Message to Rep. John Shimkus
H.R.250 - 'To establish an interagency committee to coordinate Federal manufacturing research and developme... No Send Message to Rep. John Shimkus
 

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