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Oct 19, 2017 In the News
"We have contacted helicopter operators regarding operations in the vicinity of Wrigley Field. We advised them to vary their altitudes and flight paths in order to operate in a more neighborly fashion."
Oct 17, 2017 In the News
The Supreme Court denied a request that Connolly and Poe made with Reps. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) and Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) for the court to provide live audio of the Oct. 3 arguments in Gill v. Whitford, a potential landmark case challenging partisan gerrymandering.
"Unfortunately, this decision by the majority stands in stark contrast to how they've treated other evidence in this investigation by first requesting voluntary compliance instead of jumping straight to subpoenas," Quigley said in a statement provided to Business Insider.
Oct 10, 2017 In the News
“We can’t let the slaughter continue,” Quigley told the crowd. “Does life mean that little to you?” he asked after describing his experience at an Indiana gun show where an assault weapon was raffled off. “To the NRA I ask, does life mean that little to you? To my friends who won’t act, sadly my Republican friends in Congress, does life mean that little to you?”
Oct 9, 2017 In the News
“Does life mean that little to you?” Quigley said, after recounting his experience at an Indiana gun show where a high-powered rifle was being raffled off for $1 tickets. “To the NRA I ask, does life mean that little to you? To my friends who won’t act, sadly my Republican friends in Congress, does life mean that little to you?
“I think we all should anticipate and understand and assume that the threats are national and that they will go after our largest cities and our softest targets,” he said. “Chicago is obviously a target. We have many soft targets.”
Oct 5, 2017 In the News
"I just read the Facebook ads and watched some of them, as well -- the Twitter ads, as well. And it’s clear they were using the most divisive issues they possibly could," House Intelligence Committee Democrat Mike Quigley of Illinois said on Bloomberg TV Thursday. “The real issue would be how did they target.”
Oct 3, 2017 In the News
“It is a statistical fact that we are way ahead on gun violence than the rest of the world. The point is regardless we still have to begin to address it. Just to say, ‘Well there’s nothing you can do’, it doesn’t really help the situation. The fact of the matter is, we at least can try to mitigate this as we’ve tried to mitigate all disasters.”
Oct 2, 2017 In the News
"I never thought I'd wake up this morning to the news of the deadliest shooting in U.S. history; but unfortunately, this devastation is all too familiar. I join the world in expressing my deepest sympathies for the victims and their families in last night's heartbreaking attack. Many have asked when is the time to discuss gun violence prevention. The answer is yesterday, today, and always. There is no doubt the absence of smart gun laws plays a leading role in these attacks. We can and must do better."
Oct 1, 2017 In the News
“There’s a threat to repeal the ACA, which funds a tremendous amount of healthcare within the HIV/AIDS health issues,” Rep. Quigley said.