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Bobby Rush's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Bobby L. Rush
Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Carolyn; 6 Children (1 deceased)
Birth Date: 11/23/1946
Birth Place: Albany, GA
Home City: Chicago, IL
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 12, 2014 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Chemicals in Commerce Act
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce
June 28, 2013 Northwest Indiana Times - Kelly Introduces Two Gun Bills in Congress
Sept. 14, 2012 No More Solyndras Act
April 19, 2012 Hearing of the Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Examining the Current State of American-Based Manufacturing and its Importance to Increasing Job Creation and American Trade and Exports
Feb. 10, 2012 Letter to Russell K. Girling, President & CEO TransCanada Corporation
Sept. 22, 2011 Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on the Nation Act of 2011
Sept. 21, 2011 Rush Minority Participation Provisions Included in Pipeline Safety Legislation as Bill Advances to House Floor
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner - Emergency Funds
April 12, 2011 Rush Praises Senators Kerry and McCain for Introduction of Privacy Legislation
Feb. 11, 2011 Rush Introduces Online Privacy Bill, H.R. 611, The Best Practices Act
Aug. 20, 2010 Op-Ed - Small and Minority-owned Businesses Should Help Drive the U.s. Economy out of the Ditch
July 28, 2010 National Manufacturing Strategy Act of 2010
July 2, 2010 Letter To Ms. Karen G. Mills, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
June 10, 2010 Congressman Bobby L. Rush: Arlington National Cemetery Shakeup is Why America Needs a Bereaved Consumer Bill of Rights
April 15, 2010 Chairmen Rush, Waxman Release Discussion Draft Of The Toxic Chemicals Safety Act
March 24, 2010 Congressman Bobby L. Rush Moves Forward With The Bereaved Consumer Bill Of Rights Act To Protect Consumers From Cemetery And Funeral Services Fraud
March 17, 2010 Cong. Bobby L. Rush And Score ®/Chicago To Extend Free, On-site Counseling For Small Businesses, Start-ups And New Entrepreneurs
Dec. 8, 2009 Data Accountability And Trust Act
Nov. 19, 2009 Rush Launches Bipartisan, 120-Member Jobs NOW! Congressional Caucus
Sept. 21, 2009 U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush To Unveil Federal Legislation To Protect Consumers Against Unscrupulous Cemetery Practices
Aug. 6, 2009 Rush Statement on New GAO Report that Evaluates Racial and Ethnic Differences in Child Death Rates from Consumer Products
May 20, 2009 Rush Joins in Overwhelming House Vote in Support of H.R. 627, the Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights
May 7, 2009 Minority Business Enhancement Act Of 2009 Summary
May 7, 2009 Rush Introduces "Minority Business Enhancement Act" Bill To Expand Economic Opportunity For America's Small Businesses
May 5, 2009 Rush Applauds President Obama's Nominees to Lead A Revitalized Consumer Product Safety Commission
Aug. 1, 2008 Statement on Senate vote on the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008
July 30, 2008 Conference Report on H.R. 4040, Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008
May 14, 2008 Appointment of Conferees on H.R. 4040, Consumer Product Safety Modernization Act
Feb. 5, 2008 Rush and Whitfield To Probe Online Advertising
Oct. 9, 2007 Danny Keysar Child Product Safety Notification Act
Oct. 9, 2007 Product Safety Civil Penalties Improvement Act
Aug. 14, 2007 Statement By Congressman Bobby L. Rush Concerning the Recent Toy Product Recall
July 18, 2007 Consumer Product Safety Commission and Magnetix
July 17, 2007 Rush Opens Investigation of Privacy, Competition issues in Proposed Google/DoubleClick Merger
June 18, 2007 Rush, Durbin Hold Chicago Congressional Field Hearing on Consumer Safety and Magnetic Toys
May 25, 2007 Introduction of Consumer Product Safety Cap Limit
May 17, 2007 Rep. Rush's Hearing Underscores Importance of Consumer Product Safety Reviews
April 25, 2007 Small Business Lending Improvements Act Of 2007
Feb. 9, 2007 Rush Introduces Major Privacy Bill During National Consumer Protection Week
Feb. 5, 2007 Statement on H. Res. 94: A resolution Supporting The Ideals and Goals of National Consumer Protection Week
April 27, 2006 Bipartisan Video Franchising Bill Passes Committee 42-12
May 25, 2005 Small Business Intermediary Lending Pilot Program Act of 2005
May 25, 2005 SBA Microenterprise Improvement Act
March 18, 2005 U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush and the Small Business Adminstration Bring Business Ownership Tranining to the First Congressional District
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