Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) introduced legislation to direct the FBI to report the number of “default proceeds” during the COVID-19 public health emergency. The reporting of this information will enable Congress and the public to better understand how many prohibited individuals may be gaining access to firearms during the current pandemic.
U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), and Nita Lowey (NY-17) urged the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to include education and distance learning opportunities for children in USAID’s response to COVID-19.
Today the leaders of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) sent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler a letter condemning the Agency’s March 26 memorandum announcing that the EPA will cease all enforcement actions during the coronavirus pandemic.
The letter sent today reads in part:
Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) introduced the Mobilizing America to Help Act, which would direct President Trump to invoke his existing authority to detail Peace Corps volunteers who have returned to the US from their posts, to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to support emergency relief in the wake of COVID-19.
U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05) and Rick Larsen (WA-02) urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to overturn the FDA’s outdated and discriminatory guidance on blood donation by men who have sex with men. In a letter to FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn, Larsen and Quigley outlined the critical need for blood donations from all healthy donors, regardless of sexual orientation.
Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) announced that out of an abundance of caution and to protect the health of his staff and visitors, his Washington, D.C. and Chicago offices will be operating remotely.
Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) spoke from the floor of the House of Representatives to bring attention to how the increasing risk from coronavirus highlights the need for all Americans to have access to paid sick leave.
Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), House Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman on Financial Services and General Government and co-chair and co-founder of the Congressional Transparency Caucus, sent a letter to Chief Justice John Roberts requesting that the Supreme Court allow real-time audio and video access to all Court proceedings.