Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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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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Jun 9, 2017 Press Release

 “Words are too insufficient for the loss of life taking place in our city, Chicago. I am truly heartbroken to learn that my dear friend, Nykea Pippion-McGriff, lost her son, Xavier Joy.

Jun 1, 2017 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) issued the following statement after President Trump’s decision to pull out of the landmark, 195-signatory Paris Climate Accord:

May 26, 2017 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) will join hundreds of attendees at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery for a Memorial Day Commemorative Service to recognize and honor our nation’s servicemembers who died in service to the country. The ceremony will take place at the flagpole at 11:30 a.m. on the cemetery grounds, 20953 West Hoff Road, Elwood. 

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