Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois

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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 hearing on "Building a 100 Percent Clean Economy: Solutions for the U.S. Building Sector."

Rep. Rush's Opening Statement as Prepared for Delivery:

Press Release Sep 20, 2019

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) reintroduced an important piece of legislation that would require drug companies to properly label products that present an increased risk of suicide or depression as a side effect.

Press Release Sep 19, 2019

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) voted in support of the Continuing Appropriations Act of 2020 and the Health Extenders Act of 2019, which will, among other things, extend the Community Health Centers Fund and the National Flood Insurance Program through Nov. 21, 2019. The bill passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 301-to-123.

Press Release Sep 19, 2019