Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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Oct 25, 2014 Press Release

MARKHAM, Ill. — U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) delivered the following statement today at the grand opening of Phase I of the I-294/I-57 Interchange:

Oct 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (IL-01) signed onto an amicus brief to the Supreme Court for the case, Young v. United Parcel Service.  The brief, signed in September, explains Congress’s desire to ensure fair and equal treatment of pregnant workers through the passage of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA).

Oct 8, 2014 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (IL-01) along with the 17 other members of the Illinois delegation sent a letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) urging it to redefine its criteria for “underserved areas”.

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Bobby L. Rush (IL-01) issued the following statement after voting in support of H. J. Res. 124, the Continuing Appropriations Resolution:

The Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act

Reforming our health care system is a historic opportunity to make health care more affordable for millions of uninsured Americans.
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From Bronzeville to Markham, Hyde Park to Evergreen Park, Chatham to Tinley Park, Auburn Gresham to Frankfort and Morgan Park to Mokena, Illinois’ First Congressional District is one of the most politically important and culturally diverse districts in the United States.
Economy and Jobs

Economy and Jobs

No single issue is more important to the future of our community than jobs. Most of us know someone – be it a friend, relative, or colleague – who is looking for work right now.
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The deadly Japanese earthquake and tsunami and subsequent nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi complex made us take a closer look at our own nuclear power industry.
Public Safety

Public Safety

I know firsthand the terrible toll that crime and violence takes on our community and nation. In 1999 my son Huey was shot and killed right here in Chicago.

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