Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) sent a letter to Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Chad Wolf calling for the release of LGBTQ+ asylum seekers currently detained in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities.
Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) released the following statement in recognition of National Gun Violence Awareness Day:
Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) released the following statement in honor of LGBTQ+ Pride Month, which is observed every June in the United States:
Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05) and Jeff Fortenberry introduced the bipartisan Accelerating Access to Critical Therapies for ALS Act. This legislation would create the infrastructure necessary to fund early access to promising clinical trial therapies for patients suffering from fast-progressing neurodegenerative and terminal diseases, including ALS.
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley introduced a resolution calling for the month of May to be designated as National Brain Tumor Awareness Month. Brain tumors are the leading cause of death from cancer in children, and nearly 18,000 American lives were claimed last year alone.
Today, the Law Enforcement Suicide Data Collection Act, passed the House of Representatives by a unanimous vote and now heads to the President’s desk for signature. This bipartisan bill is the Senate companion to U.S.
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) sent a letter to Representative James Clyburn (SC-06), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis and House Majority Whip, expressing strong concerns about possible misuse of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds by United States Secretary of Education Betsy Devos.
Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley (D-IL), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Tom Reed (R-NY), and Ann Wagner (R-MO), with more than 120 of their colleagues, urged Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin to delay the federal excise tax filing and payment due dates for beverage alcohol through the end of the year.
As of this week, over 1.5 million Americans have contracted coronavirus and over 90,000 have died – including more than 4,100 here in Illinois. And last month, nearly 22 million Americans filed for unemployment. I know that essential workers can’t wait for support and families can’t wait to pay rent or to keep food on their tables.