Illinois Congressman John Shimkus is sending a member of his staff to the area today to talk with constituents. A member of Shimkus’ staff will be in Mt. Carmel today from 10:30 am until noon central at the Mt. Carmel City Hall located at 219 North Market Street. There will also be a staff member in Bridgeport this afternoon from 2 to 3:30 pm central at the Bridgeport City Hall located at 235 Washington Street. Those who cannot attend in person can contact Shimkus’ local office at (217) 347-7947.