Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), who serves as Vice Chair of the LGBT Equality Caucus and Vice Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Housing, announced that two provisions to protect and advance LGBTQ+ rights were included in Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations bills. These provisions address LGBTQ+ discrimination in housing and blood donation practices.
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement on opening an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump:
Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), who serves on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement after Special Counsel Robert Mueller delivered a press statement reiterating the findings of his investigation:
Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), who serves as Vice-Chair of the LGBT Equality Caucus and is a founding member of the Transgender Equality Task Force, released the following statement after House Democrats passed H.R. 5, the Equality Act, to end discrimination against LGBT Americans:
Bill would repeal 287(g) program, which allows ICE to partner with local law enforcement to serve as immigration officers
Today, Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05) and Jesus “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) re-introduced legislation that seeks to remove the ability of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to contract with local law enforcement for the purposes of enforcing federal immigration law.
The House Committee on Appropriations this week approved the fiscal year 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies bill, which includes several initiatives championed by Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05).
Today, Rep. Mike Quigley (IL-05) voted to pass H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act, to block the Trump administration’s October 2018 guidance that gave states the option to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s protections for Americans living with both chronic and acute medical conditions. Following the vote, Quigley released the following statement:
Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley led members of the Illinois House Delegation in a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos expressing their concerns about the implementation of the Department’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) introduced legislation to award hockey legend Willie O’Ree the Congressional Gold Medal. O’Ree, who is known as the “Jackie Robinson of ice hockey,” was the first black player to compete in the National Hockey League (NHL) and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2018. The Willie O’Ree Congressional Gold Medal Act is co-lead by Reps.
Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act, which would require the Trump Administration to remain in the Paris Climate Accord and to develop a plan for how the United States will meet its commitments to reduce pollution and safeguard our environment: