Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois

Rush Reelected as Ranking Member of Energy

Jan 12, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) was unanimously reelected by his colleagues to continue his service as the Ranking Democratic Member on the Subcommittee on Energy of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Upon his reelection, Rush said, “I am pleased by the faith that my colleagues have shown in me and I look forward to leading them in our fight to protect the EPA and develop clean, sustainable energy resources.”

First elected to this position for the 112th Congress (beginning in 2011), Rush has led the most active Subcommittee of Energy and Commerce, if not the House of Representatives at-large.