Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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Nov 19, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement after the House Democratic Caucus elected U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-N.J.) to serve as the Ranking Member of the House Energy & Commerce Committee in the 114th Congress:

Nov 14, 2014 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement on the passing of former Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne:

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Nov 12, 2014 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), Ranking Member, House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, released the following statement about the U.S.-China Joint Announcement on Climate Change:

Nov 11, 2014 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement in recognition of Veterans Day:

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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Energy

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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