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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

Press Releases

May 31, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), who serves as Vice Chair of the Sustainably Energy & Environment Coalition (SEEC), released the following statement recapping his first day of #RepInTheRockies, a three-day climate change tour in Rocky Mountain National Park:
May 26, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05) and Erik Paulsen (MN-03), re-introduced the bipartisan Stopping Trained in America Ph.D.s from Leaving the Economy (STAPLE) Act, which would exempt foreign-born individuals who have earned an American Ph.D. in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) from the limits on the number of employment-based green cards and H-1B visas awarded annually.
May 25, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), who serves as a member of the House Appropriations Committee, introduced the Public Health Violence Prevention Act to establish a “National Center for Violence Prevention” (NCVP) under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The center will be tasked with creating new programs, including the Public Health Violence Prevention Program (PHVP), aimed at deploying health-focused responses to violence and the prevention of violence across all sectors.
May 24, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), who serves as Ranking Member of the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Subcommittee and Co-Chair of the Congressional Transparency Caucus, released the following statement after asking Acting Administrator for the General Services Administration (GSA), Timothy Horne, about the Trump International Hotel lease and possible conflicts of interest. Rep. Quigley’s opening remarks from the hearing are also included below.
May 24, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Reps. Quigley and Lipinski (R-IL) and U.S. Senators Durbin (D-IL) and Duckworth (D-IL) announced that Metra will receive $20,168,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC) safety technology on its Milwaukee North and West lines. PTC is a federally mandated computerized system that prevents certain types of train-to-train collisions, helps avoid derailments and other accidents caused by excessive speed, and increases safety for rail workers.
May 23, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), who serves on the House Appropriations Committee as the Ranking Member of the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Subcommittee, released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal:
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May 23, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), who serves as a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), released the following statement on the Committee’s open hearing with former CIA Director, John Brennan. A video and transcript of Rep. Quigley’s line of questioning is also included below.
May 19, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, introduced a bipartisan resolution designating May 2017 as “National Brain Tumor Awareness Month,” when brain tumor advocates nationwide unite in awareness, outreach, and advocacy activities. He introduced a similar resolution last year.
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May 18, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), who serves as Vice Chair of the Sustainable Energy & Environment Coalition (SEEC), joined Rep. Morgan Griffith (VA-09) in re-introducing the Federal Bird-Safe Buildings Act to help prevent the deaths of millions of birds by ensuring federal buildings incorporate the latest bird-safe technologies. Rep. Quigley first introduced similar legislation as a Cook County Commissioner in 2008, and has introduced this bill in every session of Congress since 2010.
May 17, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the below statement after Former FBI Director Robert Mueller was named Special Prosecutor for the Russia Investigation:

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