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May 5, 2022

Congressman Mike Quigley – US House of Representatives – 5th Illinois County

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Congressman Mike Quigley

Mike Quigley was elected to Congress in 2009 to represent the 5th District of Illinois after serving his community for more than thirty years.

As a member of the House of Representatives, Congressman Quigley is a member of the House Appropriations Committee, where he chairs the Subcommittee on Financial Services and Public Administration. He is also a member of the influential Standing Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives, overseeing the entire intelligence community and working to protect both the United States from foreign adversaries and, as we now see in Ukraine, other countries from threats. their own democratic institutions.

Congressman Quigley is co-chair of the Congress of Ukraine, where he works to support Ukrainian-American relations and advises the administration on best practices in defending Ukraine’s sovereignty. The 5th Illinois District is home to a thriving Ukrainian-American community that the Congressman is proud to represent. Since joining the Congress, he has established strong ties with society and is actively involved in events in Chicago that celebrate and recognize Ukraine’s independence. He works closely with local Ukrainian organizations, including the Division of the Ukrainian Congress of America, Illinois, to assist in decision-making in Washington.

Prior to joining Congress, Mike served as commissioner of Cook County. He grew up in Carol Stream, Illinois, and went through college. In his spare time, Mike teaches intelligence and national security at the University of Chicago and lives in Chicago with his wife Barb and two dogs Macy and Phineas.

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