Language authored by U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) to bring an end to the use of child labor in the cocoa industry was approved by the House Committee on Appropriations today. The initiative was inspired by a meeting Quigley held with a class at Bell Elementary School.
Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), a member of the House Committee on Appropriations, helped secure more than $3 billion in funding that will go towards accelerating the pace of scientific breakthroughs for diseases such as ALS, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, and cancer.
Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), Vice-Chair of the LGBT Equality Caucus and a founding member of the Transgender Equality Task Force, led thirty House Democrats in calling for an end to the detention of transgender people and individuals living with HIV.
Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the Committee on Oversight and Reform, released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to create a Select Committee to investigate the January 6 attack on the Capitol:
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, held a call with Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, the chief executive officer of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government today approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2022 bill.
For fiscal year 2022, the draft bill includes $29.1 billion in funding, an increase of $4.8 billion over 2021. The legislation:
The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2022 Financial Services and General Government funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation provides annual funding for the Department of the Treasury, the Judiciary, the Executive Office of the President, and other independent agencies, including the Small Business Administration.
Juneteenth celebrates the date that the last enslaved people were freed in the United States, finally ending one of the original sins of our democracy. On June 19, 1865, federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, and shared news of President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, more than two years after the proclamation was signed.