Bipartisan amendment will maintain certification requirements for educational staff.
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Feb 27, 2015 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Mike Quigley’s (D-IL) amendment to the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) by a vote of 218-201.
Feb 26, 2015 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the Appropriations Committee, spoke out against the Republican shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, urging the House to consider a clean funding bill that could be signed into law before the critical agency is forced to shut down on February 28.
Feb 24, 2015 Press Release
The Keystone XL Pipeline is a bad deal for America. I am proud the president vetoed the pipeline, which is falsely advertised as a job creator and provider of cheaper gas. The truth is that Keystone would have made gas more expensive for folks in Chicago and the Midwest.
Feb 23, 2015 Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Mike Quigley was appointed Vice-Chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus for the 114th Congress.
Feb 7, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Congressman Mike Quigley applauded the announcement from the U.S. State Department on the creation of a new Special Envoy position to advocate for LGBT rights.
Feb 26, 2015 Speeches
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) urged passage of his amendment to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which would maintain certification requirements for educational staff, also called paraprofessionals.
Feb 26, 2015 Speeches
Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) spoke on the House Floor against the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which takes money from schools with the greatest need and redistributes it to less needy schools in more affluent communities.
Feb 17, 2015 In the News
The debate about science in this Congress isn’t about carefully selecting which scientific endeavors are worthy of support. The debate is about whether we should use science to protect public health and the environment.
Feb 11, 2015 Speeches
Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley honored President Lincoln on the eve of his 205th birthday, and called for a re-dedication to our nation’s unfinished work of equality for all.
Feb 10, 2015 In the News
“Supreme Court justices should welcome the opportunity to open the court to the American people. With real-time access to arguments, Americans can see and hear the entire story and make their own decisions with the full context of what the justices are hearing and deciding,” Quigley added.