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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Sep 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) today, made the following statement to accompany his release of a letter sent by Democratic members of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce to Equifax Chairman and CEO, Richard F. Smith:

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) issued the following statement following Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement that the Trump Administration will rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program:

Aug 29, 2017 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) issued the following statement today, upon an announcement by Illinois Attorney General, Lisa Madigan, that the State of Illinois would sue the City of Chicago in federal court to secure a judicial order mandating reforms in the Chicago Police Department:

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release
New legislation that seeks to mitigate environmental harm and improve consumer protections

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) introduced three new bills that focus on key issues of the energy sector, credit reporting and home loan lenders. Rush introduced H.R. 3540, the Quadrennial Energy Review Act of 2017, H.R. 3538, the Mortgage Sale Transparency Act of 2017 and H.R. 3539, the Mugshots Elimination Act of 2017.

Jul 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) issued the following statement in celebration of the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), prohibiting discrimination against individuals with disabilities:

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Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement after Senate Republicans voted on a procedural motion that would begin debate to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare):

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