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Mike Quigley's news clippings

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News Clippings

  1. 1. Claypool Endorses Quigley <ul><li>“No one has fought the old, failed politics of Todd Stroger longer or more effectively than Mike Quigley. Mike is just the kind of ally President Obama needs in Congress to change America.” </li></ul><ul><li>Forrest Claypool </li></ul>
  2. 2. Crain's Chicago Business 1/19/09 <ul><li>“If the first poll of the season is accurate, the solid if early front-runner is Mr. Quigley, whose battles with county President Todd Stroger over raising taxes and slashing waste have earned him pages of good publicity.” </li></ul>
  3. 3. Chicago Sun-Times 1/18/09 <ul><li>“Commissioner Mike Quigley … has solid reform credentials…. We like Quigley's idea of requiring every commissioner to extensively document his or her expenses and making it easy for the public to see where the money is going.” </li></ul>
  4. 4. ABC-7 Chicago 1/7/09 <ul><li>“The Democratic primary also includes ... Cook County Commissioner Mike Quigley, who has been battling the Stroger machine for nearly a decade.” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Chicago Tribune 12/18/08 <ul><li>“ Nor could Stroger credibly explain why the county needs to borrow money when it has all this new sales tax revenue. It's senseless. Meanwhile, County Board member Michael Quigley's reports on reinventing Cook County – how to modernize, streamline and dramatically reduce costs – gather dust. Those spending reforms would let Cook County lower taxes and debt rather than raise them.” </li></ul>
  6. 6. Chicago Sun-Times 11/16/08 <ul><li>“The veteran county commissioner ... has managed to anger a lot of powerful politicians in his efforts to reform county government….Quigley is the one who really jumps out of the pack to me as somebody who has advanced good ideas, maintained his independence and battled for his beliefs….” </li></ul>
  7. 7. Chicago Reader 9/22/06 <ul><li>“An advocate for conservation, recycling, and eco-friendly construction, [Mike Quigley is] arguably the greenest elected official in Chicago.” </li></ul>
  8. 8. Chicago Sun-Times 12/20/05 <ul><li>“Although Quigley said he doesn't consider himself a prophet, in some ways he has been. As Claypool put it Monday, Quigley ‘was the first man on the beach’ at the county, planting his reform flag when there wasn't anybody there to back him up.” </li></ul>
  9. 9. Chicago Tribune 10/28/03 <ul><li>“…Quigley has authored five excellent reports on ways to reform county government and end its chronically spendthrift ways....” </li></ul>
  10. 10. Chicago Sun-Times 10/20/03 <ul><li>“Quigley … is an outspoken advocate for change and one of the brightest people on the local political scene.” </li></ul><ul><li>The late Sun-Times political columnist Steve Neal </li></ul>
  11. 11. Chicago Tribune 3/14/02 <ul><li>Mike Quigley is “always investigating new approaches, … looking for ways to improve county government, and … isn't afraid to speak up when he thinks something is wrong.” </li></ul>
  12. 12. Chicago Free Press 3/13/02 <ul><li>Mike Quigley “is ... bright, diligent and unafraid to fight when he thinks a proposal is wrong for his district or the county….” </li></ul>
  13. 13. Chicago Sun-Times 3/10/02 <ul><li>Democrat Mike Quigley’s “well-researched and steady critiques of county government are a much-needed resource for taxpayers wondering where their dollars go….” </li></ul>
  14. 14. Chicago Sun-Times 11/11/02 <ul><li>“Mike Quigley [is] a powerful independent voice on the board.” </li></ul>
  15. 15. Quigley for Congress <ul><li>Visit to learn more, volunteer, or make a contribution. </li></ul>