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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

Press Releases

Jun 15, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Following yesterday’s press reports that Speaker Paul Ryan hasn’t “paid that close attention” to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Pruitt’s unethical conduct, Mike Quigley (D-IL) and Representatives Gerald E. Connolly (D-VA) sent a letter to the Speaker detailing the many abuses and allegations against Mr. Pruitt.

Jun 13, 2018 Press Release
Quigley: As Foreign Adversaries Attempt to Disrupt & Influence Our Elections, Republicans Vote Against Responsible, Reasonable Funding to Defend Our Democracy
Rep. Quigley introduced an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2019 FSGG bill that would appropriate an additional $380 million in grants to continue to improve the cybersecurity defenses of our election infrastructure.
Jun 13, 2018 Press Release
Quigley: Bill Filled with Controversial Riders Doesn’t Meet the Growing Needs of Our Small Businesses, Taxpayers or Middle-Class Consumers

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05), who serves as Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services & General Government (FSGG), expressed his strong opposition to the Fiscal Year 2019 FSGG appropriations bill.

 

Jun 7, 2018 Press Release
Rep. Quigley urged the Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security to restrict the Department of Homeland Security’s ability to use appropriated funds to separate parents from their children and instead include robust funding for community-based alternatives to detention.
Jun 6, 2018 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05), who serves as a Member on the House Appropriations Committee, offered an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2018 Interior Subcommittee appropriations bill to provide Congress with better oversight over the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by requiring disclosure of the Administrator’s travel costs.
May 23, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), who serves as a Member on the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, met with young leaders from Parkland High School and other school communities for a gun violence prevention forum, where students discussed their personal experiences and various policy proposals.
May 17, 2018 Press Release
Rep. Quigley delivered the following remarks on the inclusion of his legislative language in the CJS Appropriations bill. Rep. Quigley’s language encourages states to prioritize logging records into the National Instant Criminal (NICS) Background Check System for domestic violence abusers.
May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05), who serves as a Member on the House Intelligence Committee, released the following statement in response to reports that President Trump’s lawyer, Michael Cohen, received $500,000 from Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg:

May 8, 2018 Press Release
Rep. Quigley released the following statement on President Trump’s decision to withdrawal from the Iran nuclear agreement,
Apr 26, 2018 Press Release
Rep. Quigley, who serves as Ranking Member of the Financial Services & General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Subcommittee, which oversees the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), questioned FCC Chairman Ajit Pai about the proposed Sinclair-Tribune merger.

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