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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

Speeches

Jul 15, 2014 Speeches

WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05) spoke out against the lack of access to meals for children during the summer months.

Below is a video and transcript of the speech.

Jul 10, 2014 Speeches

WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) moved to cut $7.6 million above what the National Nuclear Security Administration has requested for the next generation long-range cruise missile's nuclear warhead by offering an amendment to the FY15 Energy & Water Appropriations Bill.

Jul 10, 2014 Speeches

WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05) spoke out against the blood ban against gay donors and to urge support for the National Gay Blood Drive.

Below is a video and transcript of the speech.

Jun 25, 2014 Speeches

WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) spoke on our nation’s energy policy and ensuring the exportation of natural gas in our national interest.

Below is a video and transcript of the speech.

Jun 25, 2014 Speeches

WASHINGTON--Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) spoke on the celebration of LGBT Pride Month and the movement for equality.

Below is a video and transcript of the speech.

Jun 19, 2014 Speeches
"For generations, this country’s infrastructure served as the backbone of our economic success. We dreamed big, we built bigger, and our economy flourished. But today our infrastructure is crumbling, and the growth of our economy is slow."
Jun 9, 2014 Speeches
"TIGER grants support critical projects that are driving economic growth and job creation across America. This bill includes only $100 million for TIGER grants, a reduction of more than 80 percent from this year’s funding level."
May 20, 2014 Speeches
"Congress must come together and pass meaningful policy to understand this condition and find a cure. I am committed to supporting federal funding for autism research and helping families obtain appropriate therapies for children living with autism."
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Apr 30, 2014 Speeches
"In every generation we must bear witness to the events of the Holocaust to fully understand what transpired and to ensure that this would never happen again."
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Mar 26, 2014 Speeches
"When something seems too good to be true, it usually is. The Keystone XL Pipeline sets false expectations about gas prices and job growth. But the truth is it will only accelerate climate change, harm our environment and jeopardize the health of our communities."

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