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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

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U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley (D-IL) and Peter King (R-NY) introduced the bipartisan Urban Flooding Awareness Act to address increased flooding from extreme weather and heavy rainfall events in urban communities.
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WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) released the following statement after voting to authorize the U.S. Department of Defense, in coordination with the U.S. State Department, to train and equip appropriately vetted elements of the Syrian opposition:

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Rep. Mike Quigley named Jonathan “Yoni” Pizer as his new LGBT Liaison following the departure of former LGBT Liaison Brandon Neese.
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“My constituents back home in Chicago are facing unprecedented noise pollution that is eroding their quality of life and impacting their health,” said Quigley. “Our residents can’t get a decent night’s sleep or even enjoy quality time outside with their children. These are families, not statistics, and they deserve a national standard that properly addresses the unacceptable amount of noise pollution they’ve come to experience day in and day out.”
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The unprecedented noise pollution facing our local communities is a serious problem that warrants urgent action. The FAA’s refusal to immediately complete a thorough EIS is extremely disappointing, and any FAA re-evaluation is meaningless if it does not consider increased noise level data.
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Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley (D-IL), Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Jim Gerlach (R-PA) and Sander M. Levin (D-MI) led 41 of their colleagues in a bipartisan letter urging congressional leaders to invite Ukrainian President Petro O. Poroshenko to address a joint session of Congress during his upcoming visit to Washington, D.C.
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“Patients across the country need lifesaving blood transfusions and organ donations, yet we turn away thousands of perfectly safe donations because of sexual orientation,” said Rep. Quigley. “It’s time to end these discriminatory policies and ensure that we have access to vital, lifesaving resources when and where they are needed most.”
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Support for Chicago’s pedestrian and cycling infrastructure can help increase safety, improve the livability of our community and solidify Chicago as a national leader in sustainable transportation.
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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.
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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.

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