Harrisburg, Illinois – An aide to Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) will be available in Saline County and White County next week to assist area constituents with any problems they may be having with federal government agencies.


On Thursday, October 11, the staff member will be at the Eldorado City Hall (901 4th Street) from 9-10:30 a.m. and in the council chambers of the Carmi City Hall (225 East Main Street) from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Constituents who need assistance with a federal issue but are not available at either time period can call the congressman's Harrisburg office at (618) 252-8271.


More information on services offered by the congressman's office is available on his website: shimkus.house.gov. On the website, constituents can send the congressman a message or sign up for weekly email updates and periodic veterans and grants electronic newsletters. Congressman Shimkus also maintains a Facebook Page where regular updates are posted.