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Jun 15, 2020 Press Release
SCOTUS rules that employers cannot discriminate against LGBTQ Americans

Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) released the following statement after the Supreme Court announced their decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, ruling that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects gay and transgender workers from workplace discrimination:

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Jun 10, 2020 Press Release

U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) led members of the Illinois House Delegation in a letter to Secretary of the Illinois Department of Transportation Omer Osman urging for the modification and reprioritization of transportation projects and programs in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Jun 10, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) sent a letter to Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Chad Wolf calling for the release of LGBTQ+ asylum seekers currently detained in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities.

Jun 5, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) released the following statement in recognition of National Gun Violence Awareness Day:

Jun 2, 2020 Press Release
As Coronavirus Threatens Nation’s Blood Supply, Resolution Expresses Support for FDA to Develop New Guidance Based on Individual Risk Assessment

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Jun 1, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) released the following statement in honor of LGBTQ+ Pride Month, which is observed every June in the United States:

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Jun 1, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05) and Jeff Fortenberry introduced the bipartisan Accelerating Access to Critical Therapies for ALS Act. This legislation would create the infrastructure necessary to fund early access to promising clinical trial therapies for patients suffering from fast-progressing neurodegenerative and terminal diseases, including ALS.

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May 29, 2020 Press Release

U.S. Representative Mike Quigley introduced a resolution calling for the month of May to be designated as National Brain Tumor Awareness Month. Brain tumors are the leading cause of death from cancer in children, and nearly 18,000 American lives were claimed last year alone.

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May 27, 2020 Press Release

Today, the Law Enforcement Suicide Data Collection Act, passed the House of Representatives by a unanimous vote and now heads to the President’s desk for signature. This bipartisan bill is the Senate companion to U.S.

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May 21, 2020 Press Release

U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) sent a letter to Representative James Clyburn (SC-06), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis and House Majority Whip, expressing strong concerns about possible misuse of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds by United States Secretary of Education Betsy Devos.

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