Latest John Shimkus Stories
By Tesa Culli, Mt. Vernon Register-News, Ill. Jul. 2--MT. VERNON -- Although the Veterans Medical Center in Marion hasn't yet resumed in-patient surgical procedures, the facility is expanding and getting everything in place toward that goal, according to acting director Warren Hill.
By Laura Griffith, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Jun. 17--JERSEYVILLE -- U.S. Rep. John Shimkus offers one way to lower gas prices -- the United States needs to increase its own oil supply and rely less on foreign sources.
The Bush administration, in a surprising change of course, is set to ask Congress to pass a bill to combat global warming, and will lay out principles of what that will entail.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.