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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

Press Releases

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Quigley released the following statement on House passage of bipartisan sanctions directed at Russia, Iran, and North Korea.
Jul 19, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Quigley led 32 of his Democratic colleagues in sending a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urging them to update the outdated restrictions on blood donation by gay and bisexual men.
Jul 19, 2017 Press Release
Fully Funding NVDRS Can Expand Critical Program to Remaining 8 States and D.C.
Rep. Quigley offered an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2018 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations bill to fully fund the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS), a critical resource to provide a more comprehensive picture of the circumstances surrounding violent deaths.
Jul 19, 2017 Press Release
EPA Region 5 Office Employs More Than 1,000 People, Has Jurisdiction Over 90% of U.S. Freshwater Supply
Rep. Quigley offered an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2018 Interior Subcommittee appropriations bill to prevent funds from being used to close EPA’s vital regional offices, including Region 5 in Chicago.
Jul 18, 2017 Press Release
Quigley Offers Amendment to End the Use of For-Profit Prisons to Detain Immigrants
Rep. Quigley offered an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2018 Homeland Security Subcommittee appropriations bill to end the use of for-profit prisons to detain immigrants.
Jul 18, 2017 Press Release
Quigley: By Redirecting “Border Infrastructure” Funding We Can Free up $2 Billion for Intelligence Gathering, Cyber Security, and Homeland Security
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), who serves as a member of the House Appropriations Committee and House Intelligence Committee, offered an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2018 Homeland Security Subcommittee appropriations bill to increase funding for essential grant programs, including Urban Area Security Initiative grants and Transit Security funding, by redirecting resources from so-called border infrastructure funding.
Jul 17, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), who serves as co-chair and co-founder of the Congressional Transparency Caucus and is a member of the House Intelligence Committee, released the following statement after Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) announced it will be making visitor logs to President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort public starting this fall.

Jul 13, 2017 Press Release
Quigley: Legal Services Corporation Protects Principle of Justice for All by Ensuring All Americans Have Proper Representation in Court

U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), who serves as a member of the House Appropriations Committee, offered an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2018 Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS) Subcommittee appropriations bill to increase funding for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) to the FY17 enacted level of $385 million.

Jul 12, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), who serves as Vice Chair of the Sustainable Energy & Environment Coalition (SEEC), released the following statement on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt’s announcement that the EPA could be launching a television debate on climate change.

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