Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois

115th Congress


2018 Service Academy Day

Event Date: 
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
9525 South Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60628
United States

Would you like to get a first-class college education with your tuition, books, room and board, and medical and dental care fully covered for four years?

Military service academies offer this opportunity in an academic environment that promotes academic excellence and service to the nation.

Learn more from the following academy representatives and their cadets.

• U.S. Military Academy (Army) in West Point, NY.
• U.S. Naval Academy (Navy/Marine Corps) in Annapolis, MD.
• U.S. Air Force Academy (Air Force) in Colorado Springs, CO.
• U.S. Coast Guard Academy (Coast Guard) in New London, CT.

Event will take place at:

Carter G. Woodson Regional Library
Chicago Public Library
9525 South Halsted Street
Chicago, Illinois 60628
Friday, October 5, 2018
9:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.

If you have any questions, please call (773) 779-2400

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115th Congress

Rush Joins Letter Urging EPA to Rescind Clean Power Plan Replacement Proposal

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) joined 50 Members of the Safe Climate Caucus in a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler demanding he rescind the Agency’s proposed so-called Affordable Clean Energy Rule, or at least allow for additional public hearings and time to comment. According to the EPA, the proposed rule would result in more than 1,600 deaths by 2030.

CREATE Partners Break Ground on 75th Street Rail Corridor Improvement Project

CHICAGO — Public officials and private industry partners mark the beginning of the $474 million 75th Street Corridor Improvement Project, a linchpin in the Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) Program that aims to eliminate a chokepoint at a critical South Side Chicago junction for freight and passenger trains.

Rush, Durbin, Illinois Congressional Delegation Introduce Resolution Honoring Illinois' Bicentennial

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced a bipartisan resolution in the House and Senate celebrating the 200th anniversary of the founding of the State of Illinois. The resolution, cosponsored by every member of the Illinois delegation, honors and celebrates the State of Illinois and the Illinoisans who have participated in cultivating the rich history of the State.

Rush Announces More Than $1.3 Million in National Science Foundation Funds to Chicago State University

CHICAGO — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) would award $1,323,121 in federal funding to Chicago State University. This collaborative research grant will broaden minority participation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) through the Louis Stokes Midwest Regional Center of Excellence (LSMRCE).