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August 23, 2021

WASHINGTON —Today, U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), Chair of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Energy Subcommittee, Peter DeFazio (D-Oreg.), Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Frank Pallone Jr. (D-N.J.), Chair of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and Donald M.

August 20, 2021

CHICAGO — Next Saturday, August 28th from 10:00 AM CT to 2:00 PM CT, the office of U.S. Representative Bobby L.

Issues:Immigration
August 19, 2021

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) joined Representatives Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) Grace Meng (D-N.Y.), Chrissy Houlahan (D-Pa.), and 73 other Members of the House in a letter calling on the Biden Administration to take a number of immediate steps to help as many of our Afghan allies as possible relocate quickly and efficiently.

Issues:Veterans
August 16, 2021

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L.

Issues:Agriculture
August 10, 2021

CHICAGO — This week, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) toured the site for the new 900,000 sq. ft.

July 30, 2021

WASHINGTON — This week, in a letter to U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Comptroller General Gene L. Dodaro, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) called for a study on the disparities in home appraisal values between white- and Black-owned homes across the United States, as well as the causes behind the disparities.

Issues:Civil Rights
July 29, 2021

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) applauded House passage of $1.57 million to fund critical projects in the 1st District as part of the Fiscal Year 2022 appropriations bills.

July 29, 2021

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) called on Attorney General Merrick Garland and FBI Director Christopher Wray to develop a task force to address a growing backlog of unsolved missing person and murder cases and determine necessary strategies to specifically address cases involving minority women and children.

Issues:Civil Rights
July 23, 2021

CHICAGO — On Saturday, July 24th at 11:30 AM CT, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D‑Ill.) will speak at Emmett Till's gravesite at Burr Oak Cemetery as part of a weekend-long commemoration of what would have been Emmett Till's 80th birthday on Sunday, July 24.

Issues:Civil Rights
July 23, 2021

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), and Darin LaHood (R-Ill.) led the entire Illinois delegation in a letter to U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Isabella Guzman supporting Governor J.B.