Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois

Energy and Power Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Minority Participation in Energy Sector Jobs

Apr 23, 2015
Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) led the Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power hearing about the 21st Century Energy Workforce Development Jobs Initiative. Rush introduced the bill in the 113th Congress as H.R. 4526 and it has been adopted into the full committee’s energy initiatives. Rush’s bill seeks to require the Secretary of Energy to establish and carry out a comprehensive program to improve education and training for energy-related jobs particularly for minority participants.

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