Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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Press Releases

Jun 26, 2014 Press Release

oday, 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.

May 27, 2014 Press Release

U.S. Reps. Joe Barton (R-TX) and Bobby Rush (D-IL) welcomed the findings for the Federal Trade Commission’s report entitled, “Data Brokers: A Call for Transparency and Accountability.”

May 21, 2014 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (IL-01) cosponsored a sleep apnea screening bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Michael C.

May 1, 2014 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (IL-01) joined his colleagues in addressing the wasteful spending of taxpayers’ money who pick up the tab for professional sports owners fined by their leagues. Rush cosponsored the Stop Penalizing Taxpayers for Sports Owners Act of 2014.

Apr 30, 2014 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (IL-01), Ranking Democrat on Energy and Power Subcommittee, Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Energy and Power Subcommittee and Bill Johnson (OH-06) introduced groundbreaking legislation that will create a pathway to employment for minorities and other historically underrepresented communities in the energy sector.

Apr 23, 2014 Press Release

CHICAGO— U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (IL-01) will host military academy day offering high school students interested in serving in the armed forces an opportunity to learn about the application and nomination process for the nation’s five service academies.

Students will learn from the following academy representative and their cadets:

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