Illinois Democratic Congressmember Luis Gutierrez announced Tuesday he will not seek re election, because he instead plans to focus on rebuilding Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. This comes as the Federal Emergency Management Agency reportedly gave more than $ million in contracts . Illinois Democratic Congressmember Luis Gutierrez announced Tuesday he will .Longtime Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Illinois says he won t seek a th term next year. The Democratic congressman from Chicago announced Tuesday that he still plans to fight for The move came as a surprise because Gutierrez filed his candidate petitions for Illinois March primary ballot a day earlier..Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Illinois, a Democratic party leader on efforts to overhaul the nation s immigration laws, announced Tuesday he won t seek re election next year after terms. “This is my time to move on,” the congressman said at a Chicago news conference. “I want to take my energy and abilities to .