Congressman Mike Quigley

U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), a member of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition, went on a tour through the Pullman and Calumet region to highlight the positive impact environmental restoration can have on community development.

Quigley, Duckworth, Schakowsky Statement on CDA Plans to Mitigate O’Hare Noise

U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), a leader of the Quiet Skies Caucus, along with Reps. Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) released the following statement in response to the list of steps the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) will be taking to address the noise issue at O’Hare

Quigley, Members of the Quiet Skies Caucus Send Noise Mitigation Recommendations to House Transportation...

U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) and members of the Quiet Skies Caucus including Reps. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Steve Israel (NY-03), and Grace Meng (NY-06) sent a letter to House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Rep. Bill Shuster (PA-09) and Ranking Member Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) with recommendations for the 2015 Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act that would help address the harmful impacts of aircraft noise on communities across the country

Quigley Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Transportation Funding

U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), a member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD), hosted a roundtable discussion with minority and women-owned businesses and transportation agencies about the need for a long-term, fully funded transportation bill and the effect it would have on Chicago’s economy

Rush to Host Homeowners Resource Fair

U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) will host a “Homeowners Resource Fair.” It will take place on Saturday, July 18th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Cordell Reed Student Union Building at Chicago State University, 9501 S. King Drive

Rush Statement on White House Administration Commitment to Addressing Climate Change

U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement after the White House Administration announced a new initiative to increase access to solar energy for all Americans, in particular low- and moderate- income communities, while expanding opportunities to join the solar workforce

Rush Draws Attention to Quadrennial Energy Review Legislation at Energy & Power Subcommittee Hearing

Today, during the Energy and Power Subcommittee hearing to review the Department of Energy’s (DOE) first Quadrennial Energy Report draft report, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) sought to garner bipartisan support for Quadrennial Energy Report (QER) legislation that he will soon be introducing. Rush’s bill would amend the Department of Energy Organization Act to replace the current requirement for a biennial energy policy plan with a quadrennial energy review

Energy and Power Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Minority Participation in Energy Sector Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 24, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) led the Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Energy...

Quigley Leads Call for Full Funding of Transit & Passenger Rail

U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD), led a bipartisan letter to the THUD Subcommittee with 10 members of the Illinois House delegation urging full funding for mass transit and passenger rail in next year’s THUD budget.


Investigation by CHA and HUD Inspectors General ends with guilty plea...

The Chicago Housing Authority will receive restitution for money stolen by a former contractor and her husband after the pair pleaded guilty to stealing funds intended for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, a crime that was exposed following an investigation by the CHA’s Office of the Inspector General.


Make Your Garage Door Quieter

How to Make Your Garage Door Quieter

Did you know that the structural noise from a garage can be anywhere from 5 decibels to 20 decibels above the background noise levels? And if you are wondering how much change would a 20-decibel increase make, then consider this – with a rise of 20 decibels, the sound energy increases by a factor of 100!