Effingham, Illinois – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) has a tradition of having his staff hold office hours in addition to those he holds himself. This is an opportunity to meet with someone from Shimkus’ office in your hometown.
“These office hours allow you to meet face to face with my staff instead of over the telephone or having to drive to Effingham,” Shimkus explained. “The staff person will be able to handle any issue you may have regarding my office or the federal government.”
On Wednesday, November 29, a member of Shimkus’ staff will be in Greenup from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at the Greenup Village Hall (115 East Cumberland Street), in Mattoon from 1 – 2:30 p.m. at the Mattoon City Hall (208 North 19th Street), and in Tuscola from 3 – 4:30 p.m. at the Tuscola Public Library (112 East Sale Street). Those who cannot attend in person may contact Shimkus’ local office at 217-347-7947.
More information on services offered by the Congressman’s office is also available on his website: shimkus.house.gov. There you can sign up for a weekly email newsletter, periodic veterans and grant notice email newsletters, and send a message to the Congressman on the website. Shimkus also maintains Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube accounts, where regular updates are posted.
Constituents requiring special accommodations should call at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled office hours.