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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

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Nov 19, 2014 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) joined a Congressional Equality Caucus roundtable discussion with undocumented lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocates to emphasize the importance of including the LGBT immigrant community in the President’s upcoming executive actions on immigration.
Nov 14, 2014 Press Release
I am saddened to learn of the passing of Mayor Jane Byrne, a great trailblazer and pioneer. She defied the pundits and the political insiders to become the first woman elected mayor, and proved that good ideas matter more than political armies.
Nov 14, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) was re-elected by members of the Democratic Caucus to the leadership position of Regional Whip, after serving as Regional Whip for the first time in the 113th Congress.
Nov 14, 2014 Press Release
A time-based deferral focusing solely on men who have sex with men is still discriminatory and fails to exclude donors based on actual risk factors. I encourage the HHS Blood Safety Advisory Committee to revisit their recommendation and hope this is only the beginning of a conversation to change outdated and discriminatory policies, bringing equality for the LGBT community while still protecting the U.S. blood supply.
Nov 14, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representatives Quigley, Gutiérrez and Schakowsky sent FHFA Director Mel Watt a letter asking that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac not sell foreclosed properties in specific Chicago neighborhoods until a meeting is held to ensure continued access to affordable housing in those neighborhoods.
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Nov 19, 2014 Speeches
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) remembered Terrence Allen, an advocate for the middle-class in Chicago, who lost his battle with cancer.
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Nov 18, 2014 Speeches
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) calls for a full, open and honest debate on an Authorization for Use of Military Force in the fight against ISIS.
Nov 10, 2014 In the News
Chicago's automated hotline for jet noise complaints is undependable and should be replaced by real people who know the issue and can "compassionately respond," three Chicago-area members of Congress said in a letter Monday to the city's aviation commissioner.
Nov 2, 2014 In the News
"There are things the administration can do right now to alleviate the problem, if they wanted to," Quigley, whose congressional district includes the O'Hare area, said in an interview Friday. "The mayor is not without the ability and the access to the administration in Washington to reach an accord."
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Oct 22, 2014 In the News
As chair of the Congressional Transparency Caucus, I urge the justices and their colleagues in the federal judiciary to take a few steps to improve the process. Issues of transparency like these do not require any additional laws, are non-partisan and enjoy broad support from the American people, who in poll after poll say they support various measures to increase transparency at the nation's highest court.
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About the 5th District

5th district of Illinois