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Bobby Rush's Public Statements on Issue: Technology and Communication

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
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June 26, 2014 Rush Commends Social Media Giant for Taking Action in Revealing Diversity Numbers in Recent Report
May 29, 2014 Rush Commends Google for Taking Action in Addressing Diversity in Recent Report
May 28, 2014 Letter to John Donahoe, Chief Executive Officer of eBay Inc. - Data Security Concerns
May 28, 2014 Letter to John Donahoe, Chief Executive Officer of eBay - Security Breach
April 4, 2014 Rush and Barton Introduce HR 4400, the DATA Act of 2014
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce
May 20, 2013 Letter to Larry Page, Chief Executive Officer of Google - Project Glass
May 20, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - United States-India Homeland Security
April 11, 2013 Rush Re-Introduces H.R. 1403 The Family Telephone Connection Protection Act of 2013
June 28, 2012 Letter to John P. Holdren, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President
July 21, 2011 Rush Addresses MMTC Access to Capital and Telecommunications Policy Conference
April 27, 2011 Statement by U. S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush on the Breach of Privacy Information by 77 Million Users of the Sony PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable Video Games
April 6, 2011 Rush Joins his House Colleagues in Voicing his Strong Opposition to H.J. Res. 37, a Bill That Stifles Debate on Open Internet Rules
April 5, 2011 Letter to House Colleagues
March 7, 2011 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and Greg Walden, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology - Open Internet Rule
Feb. 25, 2011 Rush Statement in Response to 23-Member Civil Rights Organization Joint Letter to the FCC on its Questionable Civil Rights Record
Dec. 22, 2010 Rush Statement in Response to the FCC's Adoption of Its Open Internet Order
Dec. 16, 2010 Rush Addresses "Blackout: The Impact of the Digital Age on the Broadcast Media" Policy Forum Hosted by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
Nov. 12, 2010 Rush Signals His Interest in Serving as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Communications on Communication, Technology and the Internet
July 20, 2010 Conference Remarks by U. S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush at the Minority Media & Telecom Council's 8th Annual Access to Capital and Telecommunications Policy Conference
July 19, 2010 Subcommittee Chairman Bobby L. Rush Fights for Fights for Consumer Privacy and Protection of Personal Information Introduces the BEST PRACTICES ACT of 2010
July 8, 2010 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - "Comcast and NBC Universal: Who Benefits?"
June 17, 2010 The Honorable Bobby L. Rush Subcommittee on Communications, Technology & the Internet Legislative Hearing on a Bipartisan Staff Discussion Draft of H.R.-, The Public Safety Broadband Act of 2010 for Funding to Construct and Maintain a Nationwide...
March 25, 2010 Rush Opening Statement At The FCC Oversight Hearing On The National Broadband Plan
Feb. 4, 2010 Rush Statement At Subcommittee On Communications, Technology And The Internet For Hearing On An Examination Of The Proposed Combination Of Comcast And NBC Universal
Dec. 8, 2009 Informed P2P User Act
Nov. 19, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittees On Commerce, Trade, And Consumer Protection, And On Communications, Technology And The Internet Of The House Committee On Energy And Commerce - "Exploring The Offline And Online Collection And Use Of Consumer Information"
June 18, 2009 Statement By The Honorable Bobby L. Rush, Chairman Subcommittee On Commerce, Trade And Consumer Protection For The Joint Hearing With The Subcommittee On Communications, Technology And The Internet On "Behavioral Advertising: Industry Practices
June 18, 2009 Joint Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Communications, Technology And The Internet And The Subcommittee On Commerce, Trade, And Consumer Protection Of The House Committee On Energy And Commerce - Behavioral Advertising: Industry Practices And Consumers...
June 11, 2009 Hearing Of The Communications, Technology And The Internet Subcommittee Of The House Energy And Commerce Committee Subject: H.R. 1084, The Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (CALM) Act; H.R. 1147, The Local Community Radio Acto Of 2009; And H.R.
May 7, 2009 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet of the House Committee on Energy - An Examination of Competition in the Wireless Industry
March 12, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Communications, Technology And The Internet Of The House Committee On Energy And Commerce - "Universal Service: Reforming The High-Cost Fund"
Jan. 22, 2009 Amendment to Broadband Title of Stimulus Package
Feb. 5, 2008 Rush and Whitfield To Probe Online Advertising
Dec. 12, 2007 Do-Not-Call Registry Fee Extension Act of 2007
June 6, 2007 Securely Protect Yourself Against Cyber Trespass Act
June 9, 2006 U.S. Rep Bobby L Rush Opens Door for Competition, Choice and Lower Cable Bills with Passage of House Telecommunications Bill
June 8, 2006 Communications Opportunity, Promotion, and Enhancement Act of 2006
June 8, 2006 Communications Opportunity, Promotion, and Enhancement Act of 2006
May 3, 2006 Letter to The Chicago Sun-Times Editor
April 27, 2006 Bipartisan Video Franchising Bill Passes Committee 42-12
Feb. 17, 2006 U.S. Rep. Boby L. Rush Says Cable "A La Carte" Pricing Hurts Minority Programming
April 15, 2005 Small Business Spectrum Ownership Opportunities Act
Feb. 17, 2005 Hearing of House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet - The Role of Technology in Achieving a Hard Deadline for the Dtv Transition
May 24, 2004 Statement by U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush on the Passing of Columnist Vernon Jarrett
May 10, 2004 "Don't Count Us Out"
March 11, 2004 Providing For Consideration of H.R. 3717, Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of 2004
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