Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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Dec 17, 2014 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement pursuant to the announcement that the United States will resume normalized diplomatic relations with the Republic of Cuba:

Dec 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) voted “NO” tonight on H.R. 83, the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015. Rush expressed the following concerns regarding the FY15 Appropriations and Continuing Resolution:

Dec 10, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement regarding the death of Illinois Comptroller, The Honorable Judy Baar Topinka:

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Nov 19, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement after the House Democratic Caucus elected U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-N.J.) to serve as the Ranking Member of the House Energy & Commerce Committee in the 114th Congress:

Nov 14, 2014 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement on the passing of former Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne:

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Nov 12, 2014 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), Ranking Member, House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, released the following statement about the U.S.-China Joint Announcement on Climate Change:

Nov 11, 2014 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement in recognition of Veterans Day:

Oct 25, 2014 Press Release

MARKHAM, Ill. — U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) delivered the following statement today at the grand opening of Phase I of the I-294/I-57 Interchange:

Oct 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (IL-01) signed onto an amicus brief to the Supreme Court for the case, Young v. United Parcel Service.  The brief, signed in September, explains Congress’s desire to ensure fair and equal treatment of pregnant workers through the passage of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA).

Oct 8, 2014 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (IL-01) along with the 17 other members of the Illinois delegation sent a letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) urging it to redefine its criteria for “underserved areas”.

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