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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

Press Releases

Aug 19, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) celebrated “Start-Up Day Across America” at UrbanBound, a Chicago-based relocation management software company, to discuss the importance of high-tech entrepreneurship and ways the government can support the industry.
Aug 14, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), a member of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition, went on a tour through the Pullman and Calumet region to highlight the positive impact environmental restoration can have on community development.
Aug 13, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) took his “Mike on the Move” transportation initiative back to Chicago’s trails, exploring the 2.7 miles of the 606 Trail along the Bloomingdale Rail Line.
Aug 11, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05) and Richard Hanna (NY-22) released a bipartisan letter with 21 other colleagues to urge Ambassador Deborah Birx at the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator to continue prioritizing evidence based HIV prevention to help control the AIDS epidemic.
Aug 3, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) joined Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker at a roundtable discussion hosted by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce to hear how international trade impacts Chicago businesses – from increasing exports and the free flow of data across borders, to strengthening intellectual property rights and imposing restrictions on state owned enterprises.
Aug 3, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) released the following statement in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) releasing the final version of the Clean Power Plan, which will place the first ever limits on carbon pollution from power plants.
Jul 31, 2015 Press Release
“Today’s announcement by the CDA has been a long time coming, as our constituents around O’Hare Airport have been dealing with increased noise issues since the east-west flow was implemented nearly two years ago. We have been calling for many of the noise mitigation techniques that CDA announced today including implementing a new Fly Quiet plan for more even distribution of flight paths, changes to the 311 complaint system, and a plan for increased community engagement by CDA."
Jul 31, 2015 Press Release
“We applaud today’s announcement by the Department of Transportation for increased funds for our residents around O’Hare Airport,” said the members. “We have been calling for increased noise mitigation and are pleased that the federal government is taking steps to provide some relief. We will continue working with the CDA and FAA to help mitigate and distribute the noise while maintaining O’Hare as an economic engine in Chicago and Illinois.”
Jul 30, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) introduced the Trafficking Reduction and Criminal Enforcement (TRACE) Act, which cracks down on the illegal gun market by improving gun tracking data and repealing the Tiahrt Amendments, which hamper law enforcement’s pursuit of criminals who buy and sell illegal guns.
Jul 30, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), a leader of the Quiet Skies Caucus, along with Reps. Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) sent a letter to Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Commissioner Ginger Evans urging the CDA to work with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission (ONCC) to begin exploring practical and immediate options to redistribute flights on all available runways at O’Hare Airport, providing noise relief for the surrounding communities without compromising safety.