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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

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May 20, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigleymet with leaders of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University’s Brain Tumor Institute (NBTI) to discuss current research and exploration into the cause, effects and potential treatments for brain tumors.
May 20, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley and Tammy Duckworth led a letter with 31 other members of Congress to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy calling on the EPA to immediately improve the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) in the wake of the Flint water crisis.
May 17, 2016 Press Release
Rep. Mike Quigley offered an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations bill that would require the Congressional Research Service (CRS) to publish its reports on the U.S. Government Publishing Office’s (GPO) website, serving as a one-stop shop for public information.
May 12, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley introduced a bipartisan resolution designating May 2016 as “National Brain Tumor Awareness Month,” when brain tumor advocates nationwide unite in awareness, outreach, and advocacy activities.
May 10, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley announced Maat Bates from Latin School of Chicago as the winner of the Congressional Art Competition for Illinois’ Fifth Congressional District. Her watercolor painting of a woman, untitled, will hang in the United States Capitol complex for the following year.

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May 23, 2016 Speeches
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) spoke on the House floor in support of the Intelligence Authorization Act of 2017.
May 18, 2016 Editorials
For generations, this country’s transportation infrastructure served as the backbone of our economic success. We dreamed big, we built bigger, and our economy flourished. But today, our crumbling infrastructure is slowing economic growth, and without serious long-term investments, we simply will not be able to compete in today’s global economy.
May 18, 2016 In the News
In a blow to congressional transparency, the House Appropriations Committee voted against publicly releasing highly informative, taxpayer-funded reports that members use to educate themselves on the issues before Congress.
May 17, 2016 In the News
Today the House of Representatives’ Appropriations Committee debated two amendments that would make Congressional Research Service reports more equitably available to the public. The effort to release the reports was led by Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) and Rep. Scott Rigell (R-VA).
May 12, 2016 In the News
There is a Congressional Subcommittee in Washington, D.C. and it meets out of the public eye. It meets in a room beneath the Capitol. This is called the emerging threats subcommittee and it discusses trends in national security. Much of what the subcommittee discusses is secret, Congressman Mike Quigley from Chicago on the North side, sits on that committee and recently talked to WBEZ’s Tony Arnold to talk about the work and some of the country’s misplaced spending priorities when it comes to national security.

About the 5th District

5th district of Illinois