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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

District

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 went undercover at the Greater Chicago Food Depository to learn more about work to end hunger in the city of Chicago.

Rep. Quigley delivered homemade Valentine cards from local Chicago elementary school students to vets at Jesse Brown VA Hospital.

Rep. Quigley toured Chicago Union Station and discussed transportation infrastructure plans and projects to improve the city’s railways.

More on District

Jun 21, 2017 In the News
Some eyebrows went up this morning when President Trump's Justice Department announced 12 cities would get "significant assistance" in fighting crime under his new National Public Safety Partnership—and Chicago wasn't one of the dozen.
Jun 6, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), a member of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC), released the following statement after his third invitation to debate EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on the science of climate change went unanswered. Since Mr. Pruitt did not attend last night's discussion, Rep. Quigley held a Q&A session with concerned Chicagoans instead.
Jun 5, 2017 Press Release
This weekend, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), visited with community leaders at the Muslim Community Center in Chicago as part of his Unity in Diversity Faith Tour to highlight the importance of finding unity through diversity, following increases in religious discrimination and hate crimes across the country.
May 24, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Reps. Quigley and Lipinski (R-IL) and U.S. Senators Durbin (D-IL) and Duckworth (D-IL) announced that Metra will receive $20,168,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC) safety technology on its Milwaukee North and West lines. PTC is a federally mandated computerized system that prevents certain types of train-to-train collisions, helps avoid derailments and other accidents caused by excessive speed, and increases safety for rail workers.
May 11, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, joined Congressmen Brad Schneider (IL-10) in a roundtable discussion at the Gateway Foundation treatment center with patients, doctors, advocates and other community leaders to discuss efforts to address the epidemic of opioid addiction afflicting Illinois and the country.

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