Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois

Rush Conducts FTC Hearing to Protect Consumer Interests

May 24, 2016
Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) conducted the Energy & Commerce Committee hearing on Federal Trade Commission (FTC) policy for the subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade. The hearing addressed the FTC’s ability to prevent unfair methods of competition or deceptive acts or practices by industry players.

Rush raised questions on the need for bills he introduced this Congress that included H.R. 5255 (To amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to permit the Federal Trade Commission to enforce such Act against certain tax-exempt organizations) and H.R. 5212 (Bereaved Consumer's Bill of Rights Act of 2016).

Rush Questions Edith Ramirez, FTC Chairwoman


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