Shimkus Sending Staff to Sandoval, Altamont Next Week

June 17, 2019

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

On Wednesday, June 19, the staff member will be at the Sandoval City Hall (132 East Commercial Street) from 9-10:30 a.m. and at the Altamont Municipal Building (202 North 2nd Street) from 1:30-3 p.m. Constituents who need assistance with a federal issue but are not available at either time period can call the congressman’s Effingham office at (217) 347-7947.

More information on services offered by the congressman’s office is available on his website: 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 Facebook and YouTube accounts, where regular updates are posted.