Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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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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Jul 20, 2017 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) will keynote the Alliance to Save Energy’s Policy Perspectives Breakfast on Friday, July 21, 2017. The event will be held from 9 to 10:30 am at the Civic Opera Building, Suite 1301, 20 North Upper Wacker Dr.

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Jun 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) cosponsored the Deborah Sampson Act (H.R. 2452) to fully recognize and support women veterans. Illinois is home to over 646,000 veterans, of which 49,353 are women.

Jun 16, 2017 Press Release

CHICAGO — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement after President Trump’s announcement on changes to U.S.–Cuba relations:

Jun 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement after a gunman opened fire on a practice for the Congressional Baseball Game:

“My thoughts and prayers are with Whip Steve Scalise, the Congressional Staff, Capitol Police and others all affected by this morning’s horrible shooting.

Jun 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement on the D.C. Circuit Court’s 2–1 decision in Global Tel*Link v. FCC to strike down a rule that capped the intrastate rates for inmate phone calls:

Jun 12, 2017 Press Release
21st Century Energy and Manufacturing Workforce Bill Seeks to Prioritize Educating and Training Workers From Underrepresented Groups Such as Minorities, Women, and Veterans

Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) spoke on the House floor to discuss passage of H.R. 338 — To Promote a 21st Century Energy and Manufacturing Workforce.

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