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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

Press Releases

Apr 28, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) released the following statement recapping President Trump’s first 100 days in office, which will be marked tomorrow, April 29:
Apr 25, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), a member of the House Great Lakes Task Force and the Vice Chair of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition, joined U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), and a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers from the Great Lakes region in calling for the Region 5 office to remain intact and fully supported following reports that the Trump Administration plans to abolish Region 5 of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – which serves Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana, Minnesota, and Ohio – as part of the fiscal year 2018 budget, In a bicameral letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, the members stressed the importance of the Great Lakes, which provide 90 percent of the nation’s fresh water supply and are a source of drinking water for more than 30 million Americans.
Apr 21, 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 in honor of Earth Day, which is celebrated on April 22:
Apr 18, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) released the following statement on recent news reports that the Trump Administration may close the Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 5 office in Chicago. EPA’s Region 5 office is responsible for environmental monitoring and cleanup in the Great Lakes region, including Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio:
Apr 14, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), who serves on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement upon his return from a fact-finding trip to Cyprus.
Apr 10, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement reiterating his calls for Congress to hold a vote on the authorization of the use of military force (AUMF):
Apr 10, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD), joined leaders from Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) as part of his “Mike on the Move” initiative. The visit included a tour of the company’s new Elmhurst facility and a discussion about the infrastructure funding needs of Chicago’s manufacturing and rail sectors.
Apr 8, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) visited with faith leaders and congregation members at Anshe Emet Synagogue in Chicago to highlight the importance of unity in the face of our diversity, following an increase in religious discrimination and hate crimes across the country.
Apr 7, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), Vice Chair of the Quiet Skies Caucus, joined his colleagues on a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development requesting that they include in the subcommittee’s fiscal year 2018 appropriations bill two important provisions to help mitigate airplane noise. The Caucus requested that the Subcommittee “provide funding for health studies on the impact of airplane and helicopter noise on communities and… include report language directing the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct an expedited review of their noise standards.”
Apr 7, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (D-IL), released the following statement on U.S. airstrikes targeting a Syrian government airfield:

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