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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

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Feb 23, 2017 In the News

The following article was published on February 23, 2017. A link to the article can be found here.

By Lynn Sweet

Jan 15, 2017 In the News
In this dystopian era of hyper-partisan politics, many of our elected leaders on both sides of the aisle share a common bane: Those pesky and intrusive watchdogs they grudgingly hired to keep them from breaking rules or laws.
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.
Jan 13, 2017 In the News
After being turned away when he wanted to donate blood, an LGBT activist documented his efforts to meet the new requirements to give blood as a gay man, including abstaining from sexual relations for a year. On Tuesday, Jay Franzone, 21, gave blood for the first time since he announced his protest against what he and other critics say are regulations that unfairly stigmatize and limit gay men. Franzone, a recent college graduate, has previously participated in protests against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) policy as part of the National Gay Blood Drive. He has been widely interviewed during his year of protest.
Jan 9, 2017 In the News

The following article was published on January 9, 2017. A link to the article can be found here.

By Mitch Dudek

Jan 9, 2017 In the News
U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) sent Alcott College Prep students off to the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump Monday counseling them to have "respect for the institution and the process," but to heed carefully what Trump says in his inaugural address.
Jan 9, 2017 In the News
Mayor Rahm Emanuel took a moment Monday morning to pat his employees on the back for successfully filling out grant applications that netted $1.1 billion from the federal government to make key infrastructure improvements to portions of the Red Line on the North Side.
Jan 6, 2017 In the News
An individual cannot be an effective leader without trust. Less than two months ago, Americans across the country exercised their most fundamental right in our democracy – the right to vote. They made their voices heard at the ballot box; casting their choice for the men and women they trust to represent and serve them in Congress. In order to honor this trust, Members must be held to the highest ethical standards.
Jan 3, 2017 In the News
As Senate Republicans take steps to repeal Obamacare, one Illinois congressman hopes they won’t scrap the whole thing.
Dec 13, 2016 In the News
Sen. Dick Durbin and Rep. Mike Quigley joined a growing list of American lawmakers pushing for investigations into the extent of Russian state intervention in the recent presidential election.