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June 23, 2021

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) and Gus M. Bilirakis (R-Fla.) announced the introduction of legislation that would, for the first time on the federal level, regulate the donation of bodies and body parts for medical research or education.

Issues:Health Care
June 22, 2021

WASHINGTON Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), the Chairman of the Energy Subcommittee on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr.

June 22, 2021

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) reintroduced the Barack Obama Highway Act (H.R.

June 10, 2021

WASHINGTON — Today, at a full Committee markup by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, U.S. Representative Bobby L.

June 9, 2021

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), a member of the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture, and U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.), a member of the U.S.

June 8, 2021

WASHINGTON — Today, at a Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce hearing on the Department of Commerce budget with Secretary Gina Raimondo, U.S. Representative Bobby L.

Issues:Jobs
June 2, 2021

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) announced that he has reintroduced legislation to normalize relations with the Republic of Cuba. The United States–Cuba Relations Normalization Act (H.R.3625) would lift the trade embargo and remove restrictions on commerce and travel.

Issues:Immigration
May 25, 2021

CHICAGO — Today, marking one year since the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), co-founder of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party, released the following statement:

Issues:Civil Rights