Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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Mar 26, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement on passage of critical federal funding for Medicare and children services:

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Mar 12, 2015 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement about the passing of civil rights activist Dr. Willie Barrow:

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Mar 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) issued the following statement, today, following his decision not to attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address before a Joint Meeting of Congress:

Feb 10, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement after learning of the passing of 16th Ward Alderman JoAnn Thompson:

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Feb 5, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) celebrates Black History Month by remembering the life and legacy of Dr. Margaret Taylor-Burroughs, founder of the DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago. Rush’s video message highlights her accomplishments and continued influence throughout the city.

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Feb 4, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement on proposed Open Internet rules announced by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler:

“I want to commend FCC Chairman Wheeler on his draft order to adopt Rules for Protecting the Open Internet, which puts all broadband consumers first, where they belong.

Jan 28, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, in honor of Data Privacy Day, U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) and Joe Barton (R-Texas) reintroduced the Data Accountability and Trust Act (DATA) along with U.S. Reps. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.), David Cicilline (D-R.I.) and Jerry McNerney (D-Calif.). This bill, H.R.

Jan 23, 2015 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement in support of Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s recent executive order to ensure equal opportunity is provided to all Illinois persons and businesses:

Jan 21, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement after today’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology’s Net Neutrality hearing:

“I strongly believe that internet access is a fundamental necessity in today’s world.

Jan 20, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement after President Obama’s State of the Union address:

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Jan 3, 2013 In The News

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.