Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois

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WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) sent a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray requesting that the Federal Bureau of Investigation assume responsibility for processing the backlogged evidence related to the cases involving the 55 unsolved killings of women in the Chicagoland area.
Press Release May 17, 2019
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) voted in favor of H.R. 987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act, which included his legislation, H.R. 1499, the Protecting Consumer Access to Generic Drugs Act of 2019 that prohibits the practice of pay-for-delay, where brand-name companies compensate generics to prevent the entry of cheaper drugs into the market.
Press Release May 16, 2019

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), Chairman of the Energy Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee, delivered the following opening remarks at the Energy Subcommittee markup of 10 energy bills.

Rush Remarks as Prepared for Delivery:

Press Release May 16, 2019