In the News
May 8, 2013 In the News
"It's important that we give kids of all backgrounds the opportunity to play sports and live an active lifestyle, especially as schools are forced to cut back physical education and athletic programs," Quigley said
"Intending to confront Congress with information from the Climate Tour, Quigley said he hopes to raise consciousness on the issue and work toward a nationwide energy policy that is 'sustainable on every level.'"
May 1, 2013 In the News
"Some government bodies, too, are adopting bird-safe building regulations. Rep. Mike Quigley, a Democratic congressman representing northern Chicago, got the ball rolling during his time as a county commissioner, pushing through local bird-safety rules that have since been emulated in New York, Toronto and San Francisco."
Apr 29, 2013 In the News
"Lake Michigan is at record low levels. We've been told that it'd take up to 9 years of higher than normal precipitation just to get back to normal. Although, the number one factor there is just how warm things are. The fact that we don't have ice cover anymore. And oh, by the way we've had the third, hundred year storm in the last six years. We're going to have to re-define our terms."
Apr 24, 2013 In the News
"We talked about the game we have this Saturday where we play the Lobbyists in a charity game to raise money for the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Commissioner Bettman was there, our friend the owner of the Washington Capitals, actually getting last years winners there to go to a college of their choice. So it was a great day."
Apr 22, 2013 In the News
"Last month Rep. Joe Heck (R-Nev) and Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) re-introduced the bipartisan JOLT Act – Jobs Originated through Launching Travel – which would cut red tape and create a more reasonable process for entering the U.S., opening our doors to international travelers and giving our economy a needed boost."
Apr 19, 2013 In the News
"The devastating storm that took place in the last couple of days needs our immediate attention...but now it's up to us to make sure that FEMA gets the money in people's hands to recover from this. "
Apr 15, 2013 In the News
Under the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, same-sex married couples are treated differently for tax purposes from their opposite-sex counterparts. "
Mar 21, 2013 In the News
"Updating Americas visa travel protocol will increase opportunities for international tourists, create jobs and drive valuable tourism dollars to cities across the country," said Rep. Quigley."
Mar 14, 2013 In the News
Rep. Quigley said he is, "going to start getting the word out" to his House colleagues about the Senate language in an effort to get them to oppose the bill."