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:

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush’s (IL-01) bill, H.R. 4526, was the subject of a hearing held today by the Energy and Power Subcommittee.

Jun 26, 2014 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (IL-01) released the following statement about a recent report released from social media giant Facebook:

May 29, 2014 Press Release

U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (IL-01) released the following statement about a recent report released from internet giant Google:

May 28, 2014 Press Release

U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (IL-01) released the following statement after learning of the passing of poet Dr. Maya Angelou:

“Dr. Angelou was an astounding figure on the global stage who took her place daringly encouraging all those around her. She will be missed dearly. I hope her light will continue to shine through those she touched.

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