Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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Nov 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement today pursuant to his NO vote on H.R. 3922, the CHAMPION Act, which would reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP):

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Oct 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) participated in a Democratic forum of the Energy and Commerce Committee to address Public Health Solutions to Gun Violence. Following the forum, Rush said:

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Oct 20, 2017 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following letter today reiterating his full support for the disability community:

Oct 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) today, released the following statement upon the successful adoption of his amendment to the CHAMPION Act last night:

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From Bronzeville to Markham, Hyde Park to Evergreen Park, Chatham to Tinley Park, Auburn Gresham to Frankfort and Morgan Park to Mokena, Illinois’ First Congressional District is one of the most politically important and culturally diverse districts in the United States.
Economy and Jobs

Economy and Jobs

No single issue is more important to the future of our community than jobs. Most of us know someone – be it a friend, relative, or colleague – who is looking for work right now.
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Energy

The deadly Japanese earthquake and tsunami and subsequent nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi complex made us take a closer look at our own nuclear power industry.
Public Safety

Public Safety

I know firsthand the terrible toll that crime and violence takes on our community and nation. In 1999 my son Huey was shot and killed right here in Chicago.

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