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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

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May 31, 2017 In the News

The following article was published on May 31, 2017. A link to the article can be found here.

By MELANIE ZANONA​

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May 29, 2017 In the News
American Veterans for Equal Rights ( AVER ) hosted the dedication of a new granite monument honoring the service of LGBT veterans May 29.
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May 27, 2017 In the News
The US House of Representatives has seen the reintroduction of a bill that looks to relax the country's currently strict H1-B visa rules, but only for a select few professionals. Read to know what they are, and how they can stem IT layoffs.
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May 27, 2017 In the News
A Bill has been re-introduced in the House of Representatives that seeks exemption for foreign- born persons with an American PhD in science, technology, engineering or mathematics from the limits on the number of employment-based green cards and H-1B visas awarded annually. Introduced by Congressmen Erik Paulsen and Mike Quigley, the Stopping Trained in America PhDs from Leaving the Economy (STAPLE) Act, is likely to benefit Indians given that they constitute the largest number of students doing PhD in the US. “The brightest minds from around the world come to the US to pursue their advanced degrees. We should do all we can to ensure students we educate and train here use what they've learned to contribute to the US economy," said Paulsen.
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May 24, 2017 In the News

The following article was published on May 24, 2017. A link to the article can be found here.

By Jonathan Nicholson

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May 24, 2017 In the News
U.S. Representatives Dan Lipinski (IL-3) and Mike Quigley (IL-5) and U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) announced today that Metra will receive $20,168,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation 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.
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May 24, 2017 In the News
House lawmakers showed initial support for a new $40 million fund to let the General Services Administration fix up and sell off unused or underutilized federal properties.
May 24, 2017 In the News
Rep. Quigley joins Jim Sciutto and Pamela Brown on CNN special "White House In Crisis" to discuss Dir. Brennan hearing reaffirming contact between President Trump and Russia during the 2016 campaign.
May 23, 2017 In the News
Rep. Quigley questions Former CIA Director John Brennan as part of the House Intelligence Committee's ongoing Russia Investigation.
May 21, 2017 In the News
Rep. Quigley joins Ana Cabrera on CNN to discuss ongoing Russia Investigation and how the Trump Administration is Obstructing Justice.

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