Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois

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Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) received the unanimous support of the Committee on Energy and Commerce for two bills and an amendment he introduced.
Press Release Jul 17, 2019
Today, U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), Scott Peters (D-Calif.), and George Holding (R-N.C.) introduced the bipartisan Medicare Diagnostic Radiopharmaceutical Payment Equity Act of 2019. This bill expands patient access to highly-targeted, precision diagnostics that result in more accurate diagnoses and treatment of diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, so patients can get the right treatment faster.
Press Release Jul 16, 2019
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R Wash.) introduced H.R. 3637, the Allied Health Workforce Diversity Act. This bill would provide funding for colleges and universities to make physical therapy, occupational therapy, audiology, and speech-language pathology programs more accessible to underrepresented communities, including those who are racial or ethnic minorities or from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Press Release Jul 9, 2019