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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

Press Releases

Jun 4, 2009 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (D-IL) called for the repeal of the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy, which currently mandates the military discharge of openly gay, lesbian, or bi-sexual service members as a violation of Title 10 of the U.S. Code.
Jun 4, 2009 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (D-IL) issued the following statement in support of Cook County Public Defender Abishi C. Cunninghams call to bar the State from trying death penalty cases without sufficient funding to defend the poor in these potentially capital cases.
May 29, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (D-IL) called on President Barack Obama to support a critical ally in Europe and Polish-Americans everywhere by including Poland in the Visa Waiver Program.
May 22, 2009 Press Release
Three weeks from today, on June 12th, all full-power broadcast television stations in the United States will stop broadcasting on analog airwaves and begin broadcasting only in digital.Will you be ready?Click here to find out more on the transition, and how you can save money converting to digital.
May 20, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Mike Quigley submitted his list of high priority projects (HPP's) to the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. These requests, part of the reauthorization of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act, will help provide much needed transportation funding to the 5th District.
May 19, 2009 Press Release
Madam Speaker, I wish to thank President Obama for announcing new mileage standards which will reduce carbon emissions 30% by 2016 and reduce our dependence on foreign oil.
May 19, 2009 Press Release
"After eight years of inaction, this significant step shows a true commitment to addressing a significant problem: global warming. President Obama's common-sense initiative will increase gas mileage while at the same time decreasing greenhouse gas emissions."
May 14, 2009 Press Release
Rep. Quigley votes for passage of supplemental defense appropriations bill. Additional funds will refocus mission, provide needed resources to troops.
May 12, 2009 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (D-IL) joined fellow co-sponsors in the White House Rose Garden as President Barack Obama signed the Civil Rights Oral History Project into law.
May 1, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (D-IL) announced his decision to co-sponsor the Development, Relief and Education of Alien Minors Act (DREAM).