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August 31, 2021

WASHINGTON— In a letter to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) urged the Department of Commerce to grant relief from Section 232 tariffs for tinplate steel products.

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.

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.

August 16, 2021

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

August 10, 2021

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

August 4, 2021

Arthur Roby, a Kenwood Academy graduate and Hyde Park resident, won Rep. Bobby Rush's 1st District Congressional Art Competition for his portrait of Amanda Gorman reading her poem "The Hill We Climb" at President Joe Biden's inauguration.

July 30, 2021

Citing his own personal experience, a Chicago congressman is calling for a federal probe into what he sees as rampant racial prejudice in the home appraisal business.

Issues:Civil Rights
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.