Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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Sep 24, 2015 Press Release

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).

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Sep 24, 2015 Press Release

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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Sep 11, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement in recognition of the 14th anniversary of the terror attacks on September 11, 2001:

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Sep 11, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement after the announcement that a Level 1 trauma center will be established at Holy Cross Hospital:

“After more than five years of fighting for a Level 1 adult trauma center on the South Side, a decision to address the needs of a trauma desert has finally come.

Sep 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) announced today in the following statement that he will support the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) when it comes to a vote before the House of Representatives next month:

Jul 30, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement regarding Mondelēz International’s announcement that it would be shifting approximately 600 jobs from their Southwest Chicago facility to Mexico:

Jul 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) called for continued action to further U.S. relations with Cuba. Rush introduced H.R. 3306, the POWER Cuba Act of 2015. The POWER Cuba Act would authorize the export of energy resources, energy technologies and related services to Cuba. Recent actions to improve diplomatic relations between the U.S.

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Jul 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) voted NO, today, on H.R. 1599, the “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015”. Rush explained his vote by saying:

“Recently, I led a discussion with industry experts on food labeling. I was convinced then and I am convinced now that genetically modified foods — often known as GMOs — should be properly labeled.

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Jul 10, 2015 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) will host a “Homeowners Resource Fair.” It will take place on Saturday, July 18th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Cordell Reed Student Union Building at Chicago State University, 9501 S. King Drive.

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