Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), who serves as Vice-Chair of the LGBT Equality Caucus and is a founding member of the Transgender Equality Task Force, released the following statement after House Democrats passed H.R. 5, the Equality Act, to end discrimination against LGBT Americans:
Today, Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05) and Jesus “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) re-introduced legislation that seeks to remove the ability of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to contract with local law enforcement for the purposes of enforcing federal immigration law.
The House Committee on Appropriations this week approved the fiscal year 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies bill, which includes several initiatives championed by Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05).
Today, Rep. Mike Quigley (IL-05) voted to pass H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act, to block the Trump administration’s October 2018 guidance that gave states the option to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s protections for Americans living with both chronic and acute medical conditions. Following the vote, Quigley released the following statement:
Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley led members of the Illinois House Delegation in a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos expressing their concerns about the implementation of the Department’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.