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House Dems add to Keystone pressure
House Democrats are joining the growing campaign to pressure Secretary of State John Kerry to reject the Keystone XL pipeline.
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New Bill Promotes Transparency Measures
On Thursday, Rep. Mike Quigley introduced the Transparency in Government Act , a comprehensive piece of legislation that would increase lobbying disclosure and enhance the accuracy and availability of lawmakers' personal financial information.
Congress members seek US probe of petcoke safety
U.S. Reps. Gary Peters of Michigan and Mike Quigley of Illinois have requested a federal investigation to find "best practices for transporting and storing petroleum coke" and to study its effects on human health.
Ill. reps. seek federal investigation into petcoke
Three Illinois congressmen have signed a letter asking for a federal investigation into the handling and potential health effects of petroleum coke.
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Lawmakers Hope to Fend Off Lobbyists on the Ice
The Lawmakers and the Lobbyists shake hands after the conclusion of the Congressional Hockey Challenge, in which the Lobbyists won 7-2, on March 9, 2010.
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Representatives Quigley and Roskam speak to JUF's Government Affairs Committee
Rep. Mike Quigely speaks at the Feb. 24 Government Affairs Committee meeting along with Rep. Peter Roskam and Government Affaris Committee chair Peter Friedman.
Leadership PACs Fund Millions in Mysterious Spending
Many members of Congress appear to be enjoying lavish lifestyles, funded by political action committees which require little or no documentation.
$2.57 Million Grant Awarded for Graue Mill Neighborhood Flood Protection Project
Congressman Mike Quigley announced Tuesday the Graue Mill neighborhood of Hinsdale will receive a $2.57 million grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency to help fund a flood protection project.
Illinois lawmakers seek marijuana reclassification
Two lawmakers from Illinois are among 18 members of Congress who've sent a bipartisan letter to President Barack Obama supporting the removal of marijuana from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act.