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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

Press Releases

Aug 20, 2009 Press Release
CHICAGO, IL - Today, Congressman Mike Quigley (D-IL) demonstrated again his commitment to ensuring that taxpayer dollars are well spent by embarking on a 'Transparency Tour' of several sites in the 5th District that have received funds through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
Aug 18, 2009 Press Release
CHICAGO Responding to a Justice Department filing (Smelt v. United States U.S. District Court in California) stating that the Obama Administration "does not support DOMA as a matter of policy," Cong. Mike Quigley (D-IL) issued the following statement:"It is encouraging to see the Administration state in a court document what we all know to be true that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is discriminatory and demands repeal.
Aug 11, 2009 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mike Quigley spoke on the House floor regarding earmark reform.
Aug 6, 2009 Press Release
CHICAGO Today, Congressman Mike Quigley (D-IL) saluted veterans from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities at "With Liberty and Justice For All" - the nations only municipally-sponsored, military salute to LGBT veterans.
Aug 5, 2009 Press Release
CHICAGO, IL - Today, at a visit to Childrens Memorial Hospital, Congressman Mike Quigley (D-IL) announced that the U.S. House of Representatives recently approved his request for $380,000 in federal funding to support the not-for-profit hospitals Comprehensive Cardiac Unit (CCU).
Aug 1, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC Today, before returning home for the August recess, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (D-IL) introduced a bill that would help protect and strengthen state pay-to-play laws that get watered down when their federal funding appears to be in jeopardy.
Jul 30, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC Yesterday, Cong. Mike Quigley (IL-5) returned home after a four-day Congressional Delegation (CODEL) trip to Iraq and the Middle East region. After only 100 days in office, Quigley wanted to travel to the warzone to gain firsthand knowledge of the frontlines and in order to make sure both the use of current resources and withdrawal from the region was strategic, expeditious, and transparent.
Jul 24, 2009 Press Release
CHICAGO - This morning, Congressman Mike Quigley (D-IL) spoke out strongly against an amendment that would disqualify Planned Parenthood from receiving critical funding to provide primary care health services such as breast exams, family planning, and screening for high blood pressure, cancer, STDs, and HIV.
Jul 24, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Mike Quigley gave the following speech on the floor of the House on July 24, 2009 on the issue of expanding Health Care for women.
Jul 23, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - This afternoon, following passage of statutory pay-as-you-go legislation (H.R. 2920, PAYGO), Congressman Mike Quigley (D-IL) applauded President Obama, House leadership, and the fiscally-conservative Blue Dog coalition for their commitment to fiscal sanity.