Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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Jan 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Energy Subcommittee Ranking Member Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement today in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s announcement that it has issued a notice of violation to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. and FCA U.S. for failing to disclose engine management software in approximately 104,000 light-duty diesel vehicles:

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Jan 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) was unanimously reelected by his colleagues to continue his service as the Ranking Democratic Member on the Subcommittee on Energy of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

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Jan 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) commended the Department of Energy for releasing its second Quadrennial Energy Review (QER) entitled “Transforming the Nation’s Electricity System”.

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Dec 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) introduced two legislative initiatives that address social and economic injustices in policing and public policy.

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Dec 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), joined by U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.), introduced a Concurrent Resolution to address exorbitant prison phone rates between the imprisoned and their loved ones. Since the 109th Congress, Rep.

Dec 1, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power voted in favor of H.R. 34, the 21st Century Cures Act. The bill seeks to prevent and cure disease and improve health for all Americans.

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Nov 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) and Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) introduced a bill to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act.

Nov 10, 2016 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement to honor the men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces:

Sep 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHIINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) spoke during the opening session of the conference committee to resolve differences between the Senate and the House energy bills. This is the first time the 46 members of the committee met.

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Sep 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) will introduce the Bronzeville–Black Metropolis National Heritage Area Act when Congress returns from recess. U.S. Senators Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) will be introducing companion legislation in the Senate.

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