Rep. Quigley, Senator Durbin and Reps Duckworth, Foster, Schakowsky and Lipinski asked DOT to conduct an immediate investigation into the FAA's emergency protocol at Chicago air traffic control facilities.
Quigley took his “Mike on the Move” transportation initiative to Chicago’s Metra system to spotlight its century-old switching tower and the Amerail passenger car rehabilitation project.
Rep. Quigley worked alongside Meals On Wheels employees in Franklin Park to prepare and package meals for delivery to local residents as part of his Undercover Congressman series.
Change would mitigate excessive airplane noise that continues to negatively impact communities
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Oct 6, 2014 Press Release
"I applaud today’s decision by the Supreme Court to decline challenges to marriage equality victories in five separate states, which is tremendous progress for our nation’s LGBT community and for everyone who believes in our country’s founding principles of liberty and justice for all."
Oct 2, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Quigley announced the creation of the Quiet Skies Caucus in Congress, which will raise awareness on the issue of aircraft noise and work to find meaningful solutions to the problem. The caucus consists of members from across the country whose constituents are adversely affected by incidents of airplane and helicopter noise.
Sep 29, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (D-IL), U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representatives Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Bill Foster (D-IL), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and Dan Lipinski (D-IL) today asked the Department of Transportation Inspector General to conduct an immediate investigation into the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)’s emergency protocol and mitigation measures at Chicago air traffic control facilities.
Sep 25, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Quigley took his “Mike on the Move” transportation initiative to Chicago’s Metra system to spotlight its century-old switching tower and the Amerail passenger car rehabilitation project.
Oct 21, 2014 In the News
For Rep. Quigley, it's just a matter of continuing to find ways to deliver the game of hockey to kids who have never played it before. He, like the NHL, wants to make hockey accessible for everyone.
The impacts of urban flooding are also on the rise, which is why Rep. Mike Quigley (D – IL) and Rep. Peter King (R – NY) introduced the bipartisan Urban Flooding Awareness Act of 2014 (H.R. 5521) in Congress earlier last month.
Oct 3, 2014 In the News
“So far, honestly, the FAA doesn’t have a great answer as to why there was no fail-safe fallback plan in place,’’ Quigley said. “They made it clear that was a priority going forward. That’s good to hear, but it’s extraordinarily disappointing that it is taking place after the fact. In a post-9/11 world, that is just not acceptable.’’
Oct 2, 2014 In the News
U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley announced today that he's formed a Quiet Skies Caucus of congressmen designed to "raise awareness of aircraft noise and work to find meaningful solutions to the problem."
At least five members of U.S. Congress have agreed to participate in the All Above All’s bus tour and lend their support to rolling back the Hyde Amendment.