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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

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Jul 11, 2014 Press Release
I'm proud to support the National Gay Blood Drive happening tomorrow at Howard Brown Health Center because America shouldn't treat gay and bisexual men as second class citizens or turn away healthy would-be donors who could be providing lifesaving blood.
Jul 10, 2014 Press Release
“Ask yourselves, should we be adding money above the request for a warhead that goes on a missile that the Pentagon doesn’t even know it wants and one we probably don’t even need?”
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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Jul 10, 2014 Speeches

WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05) spoke out against the blood ban against gay donors and to urge support for the National Gay Blood Drive.

Below is a video and transcript of the speech.

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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 National Nuclear Security Administration 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.

About the 5th District

5th district of Illinois