WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), joined by fellow Illinois House Democrats, sent a letter to Governor Bruce Rauner decrying his comments about accepting Syrian refugees into the state.
CHICAGO — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement after President Barack Obama’s Keystone XL Pipeline announcement:
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) reintroduced the Blair Holt Firearm Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2015 after learning of the shooting death of 9-year-old, Tyshawn Lee.
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) voted with 265 Democratic and Republican Members of Congress to pass H.R. 1314, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, that creates jobs, protects seniors, affirms the full faith and credit of the United States and invests in our future.
WASHINGTON — The exorbitant and costly fees that American families incur to phone incarcerated loved ones financially drains them every year. According to Prison Legal News, more than two million Americans are housed within prison walls. For this reason, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) reintroduced H.R. 3638, the Family Telephone Connection Protection Act.
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) spoke on the House floor in opposition to H.R. 702, to Adapt to Changing Crude Oil Market Conditions. This legislation would change current U.S. policy by lifting all restrictions on crude oil exports.
WASHINGTON — Reps. David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) and Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) introduced a bipartisan bill yesterday that would revitalize manufacturing and promote economic development and job creation in depressed areas.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released a statement today after Speaker John Boehner announced his resignation:
“We are at a crossroads in Congress. There is a threat of yet another government shutdown and the leader of the House with a bipartisan approach to passing legislation is now stepping down.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) announced today that Chicago State University will receive a grant this fiscal year in the amount $600,000 to develop and establish a Center for STEM Education & Research (CSER).
WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement after Pope Francis address to a Joint Session of Congress:
“I am humbled by Pope Francis’ visit to the U.S. and his address to Congress. It was an honor to listen to his profound message of social responsibility and compassionate care.
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The One Hundred Thirteenth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2013 to January 3, 2015.