From the Lakeview neighborhood on Chicago’s north side to Bensenville in DuPage County, Illinois’s Fifth District is home to some of the region’s finest communities, businesses, and attractions. I am honored to call it my home and proud to represent the people who make it so unique.
Since my election to Congress in 2009, I have worked hard to make myself available to my constituents so I can better address their needs. As a member of the House Appropriations Committee, one of my most important jobs in Congress is to drive federal funding back home to improve things like our region’s transportation infrastructure. I have worked hard to not only provide additional resources to support the region’s economic development, but also to make my office a critical resource for my constituents. I believe in making the office available and accessible to everybody by hosting Visiting Office Hours and Congress on Your Corner events in neighborhoods across the district. Additionally, through my “Undercover Congressman” series, I have had the opportunity to join constituents where they work in an effort to better understand the various industries and jobs that contribute to the district’s economy. Serving as an Undercover Congressman, I’ve been privileged to try my hand at a wide variety of vocations including pinball machine mechanic, baker, farmer and many more.
I am honored that the people of the Illinois’ Fifth District have chosen me to represent them in Congress. I promise to work hard every day to make our district, city and state a better place for you and your family.
Rep Mike Quigley operated the combine at Steve Ruh's farm in Sugar Grove to better understand Illinois corn production.
Rep. Quigley toured Metra’s 49th Street facility to view the installation of Positive Train Control (PTC) safety technology.
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Feb 17, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) has nominated students from Illinois’ Fifth Congressional District for admission to the U.S. Service Academies for the graduating class of 2021.
Feb 2, 2017 Editorials
In the fast-paced, evolving media coverage of the new administration, it's hard to remember what outrageous claim or attack President Donald Trump made and when. Unfortunately, despite the onslaught of offenses and barrage of new policies coming from the Oval Office, we must continue to hold the president accountable for each and every action intended to roll back progress, safety or opportunity for American families—from sweeping executive orders to 140-character tweets.
Jan 25, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Mike Quigley (IL-05), member of the Quiet Skies Caucus, signed on as an original co-sponsor of H.R. 598, the Airplane Impacts Mitigation (AIM) Act of 2017, to address increasing levels and durations of airplane noise and ensure that the health impacts of airplane overflights are thoroughly examined. The AIM Act will ensure that strong, independent research into the health impacts of prolonged exposure to airplane noise and emissions is available to inform the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) decision-making going forward.
Jan 25, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), member of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, released the following statement after President Trump tweeted about Chicago gun violence:
Jan 14, 2017 In the News
A field trip to Washington, D.C., for the presidential inauguration is certainly a real-life civics lesson in the American tradition of the peaceful and elaborate transfer of power from the current leader of the free world to the next.