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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

Press Releases

Apr 29, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley announced that the Intelligence Committee advanced the bipartisan Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 by unanimous voice vote.
Apr 28, 2016 Press Release
TECH Careers Act Supports Job-Training Programs at Technical and Community Colleges
U.S. Reps. Mike Quigley, Elizabeth Esty, Jim Himes and Joe Courtney introduced the Technical Education Creates High-Paying Careers (TECH Careers) Act, a bill to expand innovative community college and technical programs so more Americans can break into high-demand fields with good-paying careers.
Apr 27, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley, joined by Representative Stephen F. Lynch and members of the bipartisan Quiet Skies Caucus, introduced H.R. 5075, the Airplane Impacts Mitigation (AIM) Act of 2016.
Apr 26, 2016 Press Release
Join Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce for Discussion on Workforce Development
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez and Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Theresa E. Mintle joined executives from several of Chicago’s leading Fortune 500 companies to discuss workforce development priorities to ensure the economic competitiveness of Chicago and the country.
Apr 22, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), a member of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC), went “undercover” as a horticulturalist at the Lincoln Park Conservatory as part of his Undercover Congressman series.
Apr 20, 2016 Press Release
Hosted Briefing with Rep. Blumenauer on U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy
U.S. Reps. Mike Quigley and Rep. Earl Blumenauer hosted a briefing about the current state of U.S. nuclear weapons policy and the need to reprioritize nuclear weapons funding via careful planning and preparation that reflects the current security and budgetary environments.
Apr 19, 2016 Press Release
Amendment Included in Energy & Water Appropriations Bill
U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley successfully included his amendment to add an additional $22 million in critical funding for the Nuclear Counterterrorism and Incident Response Program in the manager’s amendment to the Fiscal Year 2017 Energy and Water Appropriations bill.
Apr 19, 2016 Press Release
Amendment Included in Agriculture Appropriations Bill
U.S.Rep. Mike Quigley successfully included his amendment in the Fiscal Year 2017 Agriculture Appropriations bill instructing the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to remove the discriminatory question on sexual orientation from its blood donor questionnaire and replace it with a question that is based on behavioral risk and sound science.
Apr 14, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley, along with Rep. Robert Pittenger introduced the bipartisan Small Financial Institution Advisory Committees Act. The legislation would create a Community Bank Advisory Committee and a Credit Union Advisory Committee within the Treasury Department to provide the department with valuable advice and guidance on a broad range of important issues impacting community banks and credit unions throughout the country, as well as the local communities they serve.
Apr 6, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley toured urban flooding sites in at Graue Mill in Hinsdale, Illinois and Albany Park in Chicago, Illinois and received updates on the flood prevention investments made in these neighborhoods.