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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

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Aug 20, 2014 Press Release
My role on the Appropriations Committee puts me in a unique position to help set our country’s funding priorities and plan for the future, while bringing much needed funding back to Chicago. From modernizing our century old transit system to expanding sustainable transportation projects, I look forward to showcasing how federal investments can grow our economy, create jobs and improve the livability of our community.
Aug 19, 2014 Press Release

CHICAGO – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley toured A.M. Castle & Co. and worked alongside employees to manufacture parts for the U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier construction and maintenance program as part of his Undercover Congressman series. The series connects Rep.

Aug 5, 2014 Press Release
"Start-Up Day is an important reminder of how lawmakers and the broader community can support local entrepreneurs with policies and resources that foster innovation and help start-ups thrive. Here in Chicago, we are incredibly fortunate to have 1871 leading the way by bringing together the brightest technological minds in the area to share ideas, collaborate and create.”
Aug 5, 2014 Press Release
The new Core Capacity grants will fund desperately needed improvements to heavily-used transit systems like the CTA, creating jobs and improving our infrastructure in the process. This project is a prime example of how working together at all levels of government – the House, Senate and the city of Chicago back home – can secure important investments that strengthen Chicago’s future.
Jul 15, 2014 Press Release
America’s crumbling infrastructure requires sustained investments that will grow our economy, create jobs and strengthen local communities.

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Aug 7, 2014 In the News
I learn more about the kinds of help that will help small businesses and the people who work there. I tell you, transportation is huge. I worked in a restaurant in Elmhurst and ... the entire lunch shift flipped hamburgers and made fries and talked to the people I was working with, and I tell you, they told me the hardest part was getting there.
Jul 29, 2014 Speeches

WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05) spoke on the president's use of executive action and the majority's lawsuit against him.

Below is a video and transcript of the speech.

Jul 24, 2014 Speeches

WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) expressed his deepest sympathies for all those affected by the tragedy of flight MH17.

Below is a video and transcript of the speech.

Jul 21, 2014 In the News
“Most members appreciate and respect their staff, but I had more than a few say, ‘You don’t want to be seen as giving federal employees perks, or even members of Congress perks, because there is such a dim view of us.’ I don’t get the logic of that."
Jul 16, 2014 Speeches

WASHINGTON -- This week, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) spoke during the Appropriations Committee markup of the FY15 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill on the need for Congress to pass meaningful appropriation legislation without unnecessary riders. 


About the 5th District

5th district of Illinois