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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

District

From the Lakeview neighborhood on Chicago’s north side to Bensenville in DuPage County, Illinois’s Fifth District is home to some of the region’s finest communities, businesses, and attractions – including the historic home of the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. I am honored to call it my home and proud to represent the people who make it so unique.

Since my election to Congress in 2009, I have worked hard to make myself available to my constituents so I can better address their needs. As a member of the House Appropriations Committee, one of my most important jobs in Congress is to drive federal funding back home to improve things like our region’s transportation infrastructure. I have worked hard to not only provide additional resources to support the region’s economic development, but also to make my office a critical resource for my constituents. I believe in making the office available and accessible to everybody by hosting Visiting Office Hours and Congress on Your Corner events in neighborhoods across the district. Additionally, through my “Undercover Congressman” series, I have had the opportunity to join constituents where they work in an effort to better understand the various industries and jobs that contribute to the district’s economy. Serving as an Undercover Congressman, I’ve been privileged to try my hand at a wide variety of vocations including zookeeper, firefighterpinball machine mechanicbakerfarmer and many more.

I am honored that the people of Illinois’ Fifth District have chosen me to represent them in Congress. I promise to work hard every day to make our district, city and state a better place for you and your family.


Rep. Quigley visited the 1871+IHCC Technology Incubator to learn how Latinx-founded businesses are spurring Chicago innovation and strengthening the local economy.


Rep. Mike Quigley went undercover at the Greater Chicago Food Depository to learn more about work to end hunger in the city of Chicago.


Rep. Quigley regularly meets with local constituent groups to learn about how policies directly impact their lives. During President Trump’s reckless attacks on the Affordable Care Act, Rep. Quigley met with Chicagoans who have benefited from quality, affordable health care.  

Rep. Quigley delivered homemade Valentine cards from local Chicago elementary school students to vets at Jesse Brown VA Hospital.

More on District

Jul 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), joined five House and Senate Democrats in releasing a disturbing new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) that found only 43 percent of school districts nationwide tested for lead in their schools’ drinking water in 2016 and 2017, and of those that tested, 37 percent found elevated lead levels. GAO found that 41 percent of school districts did not test for lead, while 16 percent did not know. 

Jul 17, 2018 Press Release
Rep. Quigley called on Republicans to pass his amendment to restore $380 million in election security funding, which he secured in the FY18 omnibus spending bill.
Jun 27, 2018 Press Release
Rep. Quigley released the following statement in response to the Janus v. ASFME decision, where the Supreme Court ruled that public sector unions’ long-held practice of collecting “fair share fees” for the services they are legally required to provide workers is unconstitutional:
Jun 4, 2018 Editorials

Rep. Quigley (IL-05) and Rep. Hultgren (IL-14) released the following op-ed in celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month, which is commemorated throughout the month of June.

May 17, 2018 Press Release
Rep. Quigley delivered the following remarks on the inclusion of his legislative language in the CJS Appropriations bill. Rep. Quigley’s language encourages states to prioritize logging records into the National Instant Criminal (NICS) Background Check System for domestic violence abusers.

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