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Apr 2, 2020 Press Release

U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), and Nita Lowey (NY-17) urged the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to include education and distance learning opportunities for children in USAID’s response to COVID-19.

Mar 31, 2020 Press Release

Today the leaders of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) sent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler a letter condemning the Agency’s March 26 memorandum announcing that the EPA will cease all enforcement actions during the coronavirus pandemic.

The letter sent today reads in part:

Mar 27, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) introduced the Mobilizing America to Help Act, which would direct President Trump to invoke his existing authority to detail Peace Corps volunteers who have returned to the US from their posts, to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to support emergency relief in the wake of COVID-19.

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Mar 26, 2020 Press Release

U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05) and Rick Larsen (WA-02) urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to overturn the FDA’s outdated and discriminatory guidance on blood donation by men who have sex with men. In a letter to FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn, Larsen and Quigley outlined the critical need for blood donations from all healthy donors, regardless of sexual orientation.

Mar 17, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) announced that out of an abundance of caution and to protect the health of his staff and visitors, his Washington, D.C. and Chicago offices will be operating remotely.

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Mar 10, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) spoke from the floor of the House of Representatives to bring attention to how the increasing risk from coronavirus highlights the need for all Americans to have access to paid sick leave.

Mar 9, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), House Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman on Financial Services and General Government and co-chair and co-founder of the Congressional Transparency Caucus, sent a letter to Chief Justice John Roberts requesting that the Supreme Court allow real-time audio and video access to all Court proceedings.

Mar 4, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), Chair of the Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, questioned Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin during a hearing on the Department of the Treasury’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget request.

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