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Bobby Rush's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
Aug. 8, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Implement Crowdfunding Rules
July 16, 2014 Violence in Chicago
June 26, 2014 Rush Commends Social Media Giant for Taking Action in Revealing Diversity Numbers in Recent Report
June 12, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the Department of Transportation - Federal Aviation Administration Hiring Process
May 29, 2014 Rush Commends Google for Taking Action in Addressing Diversity in Recent Report
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
April 30, 2014 Rush, Whitfield, Johnson Introduces the 21st Century Energy Workforce Development Jobs Initiative Act of 2014
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
May 9, 2013 Rush Votes No on House Republican Sponsored H.R. 1406, The Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
April 11, 2013 As We Mark Equal Pay Day, Congressman Bobby L. Rush Calls for Enactment of the Paycheck Fairness Act
March 19, 2013 Rush Statement on Nominations for Energy Secretary and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator
July 19, 2010 Congressman Bobby L. Rush Tells Senate Republians to Stop 'Playing Economic Russian Roulette' with Lives of American People
May 1, 2010 A Call for $23 Billion Teacher Jobs Fund
July 24, 2007 Chairman Rush Joins National Democratic Leadership In Celebrating 1st Raise For Working Families in 10 Years
Feb. 28, 2007 US Rep Rush Vows to Change Collegiate Sports Discriminatory Hiring Practices
June 14, 2004 Remarks By U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush On the State of African American Men Conference
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Economy and Jobs
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