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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

Press Releases

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U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) led a letter to Chief Justice John Roberts urging the Supreme Court to allow video and live audio in the chamber in light of the upcoming same-sex marriage cases.
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U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD), led a bipartisan letter to the THUD Subcommittee with 10 members of the Illinois House delegation urging full funding for mass transit and passenger rail in next year’s THUD budget.
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U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), a member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD), along with Rep. Dan Lipinski (IL-03) introduced the Reassuring Adequate Investment in Lifesaving Systems or the RAILS Act, which reauthorizes the Railroad Safety Technology Grants Program to provide critical funding for train control technologies, rail integrity inspection systems, paperless hazardous communication devices, and other new rail safety items.
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This week, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) and Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Subcommittees of the House Appropriations Committee, pressured the federal government to implement both short term and long term solutions to increased noise pollution resulting from new traffic patterns at O'Hare International Airport.
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U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley, (IL-05) and Joe Heck (NV-03) introduced the Jobs Originating through Launching Travel (JOLT) Act, a bipartisan effort to spur tourism, create jobs, reform outdated visa laws and increase national security.
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U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) introduced the Transparency in Government Act (TGA), to increase access, accountability, and transparency of every branch of the federal government.
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U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), Vice-Chair of the Equality Caucus, hosted the first Equality Caucus briefing of the 114th Congress, titled “The Economics of Equality.” A panel of LGBT community experts, who also represent the four agencies that make up the “LGBTQ Poverty Collaborative,” explored economic equality in the LGBT community and how we can better address this critical issue.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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