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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

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Jul 3, 2014 Press Release
Trushitha Narla was selected as the winner of the House Student App Challenge for Illinois’ 5th Congressional District. Narla’s app, Sign It!, translates numbers in sign language to a text format using leap motion technology that captures data from the user’s finger motions.
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Jun 30, 2014 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby to exempt closely held companies from providing contraception coverage to their employees:

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Jun 25, 2014 Press Release
“The reality is, by banning public funds for abortion services, we are denying access to legal and constitutionally protected services. Having a right and being able to exercise that right are two very different things. The sad truth is that women with sufficient resources have ample access to family planning services, while women with fewer resources – some of whom live in the District of Colombia – are left with no choice when it comes to how and when to expand their families.”
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Jun 19, 2014 Press Release
“The FAA’s failure to focus on areas most impacted by the OMP in their public hearings and the inaccuracy and incompleteness of the information provided given the changes that have taken place since then is disappointing and calls into question the integrity of the environmental impact study process."
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Jun 16, 2014 Press Release
“Blue Cart Recycling works hard to reduce landfill waste and create a greener Chicago by providing 600,000 households with an easy and accessible recycling service at their doorstep. Waste diversion saves Chicago millions of dollars each year, which just goes to show that what is good for the environment can also be good for our bottom-line.”
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Jul 10, 2014 Speeches

WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) moved to cut $7.6 million above what the NNSA has requested for the next generation long-range cruise missile's nuclear warhead by offering an amendment to the FY15 Energy & Water Appropriations Bill.

Jul 10, 2014 Editorials

The following article appeared in Roll Call on July 9, 2014. A link to the article can be found here.

By Rep. Mike Quigley

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Jul 2, 2014 In the News
"Both the change to our financial disclosure forms and the fact it was done so quietly are extremely troubling for those of us who believe in transparency and accountability."
Jun 25, 2014 Speeches

WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) spoke on our nation’s energy policy and ensuring the exportation of natural gas in our national interest.

Below is a video and transcript of the speech.

Jun 25, 2014 Speeches

WASHINGTON--Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) spoke on the celebration of LGBT Pride Month and the movement for equality.

Below is a video and transcript of the speech.

About the 5th District

5th district of Illinois