Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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Feb 22, 2018 Press Release
Peoples Gas, Rep. Bobby Rush, and representatives from city, state and human services agencies will provide information on programs and resources available to assist Chicago residents pay their utility bills. 
Rep. Bobby Rush, 1st District 
Feb 21, 2018 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) invites high school students in the First District of Illinois to submit their artwork for the 2018 Congressional Art Competition by Tuesday, May 1.

Feb 14, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) was honored last night, February 13, 2018 at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) annual Avoice Heritage Celebration.
Feb 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement on the newest Pritzker–Blagojevich audio from FBI wiretaps:

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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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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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