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Bobby Rush's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 1, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
Date Title
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
March 1, 2011 Rush Opening Statement at Energy and Power Subcommittee Hearing on EPA Greenhouse Gases and Job Creation
March 1, 2011 Letter to Ed Whitfield, Chairman Subcommittee on Energy and Power - Additional Day of Hearing
March 1, 2011 Rush Opening Statement at Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing on National Health Care Reform Implementation
Feb. 25, 2011 Rush Statement in Response to 23-Member Civil Rights Organization Joint Letter to the FCC on its Questionable Civil Rights Record
Feb. 24, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Fred Upton Chairman Committee on Energy and Commerce and The Honorable Ed Whitfield Chairman Subcommittee on Energy and Power
Feb. 16, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Feb. 16, 2011 Hearing on Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade - "Review of CPSIA and CPSC Resources"
Feb. 16, 2011 Rush Gains a Top "A' Rating from the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
Feb. 11, 2011 Rush Introduces H.R. 656, "The African Investment and Diaspora Act of 2011" with Two African Ambassadors at His Side
Feb. 11, 2011 Rush Introduces Online Privacy Bill, H.R. 611, The Best Practices Act
Feb. 10, 2011 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power - "The Effects of Middle East Events on U.S. Energy Markets"
Feb. 10, 2011 Letter to Justice Clarence Thomas, U.S. Supreme Court - Recusing Himself from Deliberations on Healthcare Reform
Feb. 4, 2011 Rush Expresses Support for EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson's Decision to Develop the First National Standard for the Suspected Carcinogen Perchlorate
Feb. 1, 2011 Rush Urges Districtwide Participation in "Race to the Top" Challenge
Jan. 26, 2011 Rush Applauds President Obama's Energy Vision in State of The Union Address
Jan. 21, 2011 Congressman Rush Calls for "Emergency Summit on Missing & Endangered Children and Teens"
Jan. 19, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - China Unfair Trade Practices
Jan. 12, 2011 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Arizona Shooting
Jan. 10, 2011 Cong. Rush to Decry Proposed City Policing Plans as Nothing More Than "Rose Garden Strategies with a Bunch of Thorns..." at 3 pm News Conference, Tuesday
Jan. 8, 2011 Rush Statement in Response to Unprovoked Attack on U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and Other Innocent Bystanders in Arizona
Jan. 5, 2011 Rush Sworn in to 112th Congress and Vows to keep Fighting to Defend the 'Least of These' in His District, State and Nation
Dec. 22, 2010 Rush Statement in Response to the FCC's Adoption of Its Open Internet Order
Dec. 17, 2010 Rush Introduces H.R. 6535, "The U.S.-Africa Trade, Development and Diaspora Relations Promotion Act of 2010"
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
Dec. 15, 2010 Rush Votes in Support of H.R. 2965, The Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010
Dec. 13, 2010 Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act of 2010
Dec. 9, 2010 Rush Joins A Majority of His Democratic Colleagues and Votes "Yes" In Historic House Vote In Support Of The Dream Act
Dec. 2, 2010 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - "Do-Not-Track Legislation: Is Now the Right Time?"
Dec. 2, 2010 Statement by the Honorable Bobby L. Rush, Chairman Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection
Nov. 18, 2010 Letter to Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee
Nov. 12, 2010 Rush Signals His Interest in Serving as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Communications on Communication, Technology and the Internet
Nov. 10, 2010 Rush Acknowledges the Sacrifices of Our Veterans and Their Families
Oct. 21, 2010 Rush Praises Senegal President Abdoulaye Wade for Providing Homes and a Fresh Start in Life for 163 Haitian Earthquake Survivors
Oct. 20, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State - Human Rights in Honduras
Oct. 15, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of The United States - Opposing Social Security Cuts
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
Sept. 30, 2010 Rush Supports Congressional out of Poverty Caucus Hearing to Address the Crisis of Poverty in Our Nation
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The President
Sept. 23, 2010 House Members Introduce Small Business Clean Energy Financing Act
Sept. 22, 2010 Rush Addresses Business Conditions in His 1st Congressional District Community as Part of Follow-up Questioning during the subcommittee hearing on "Minority Contracting: Opportunities and Challenges for Current and Future Minority-Owned Businesses"
Sept. 7, 2010 U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush reacts to Mayor Richard M. Daley's Decision Not to Seek a 7th Term
Sept. 1, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Request for FEMA Public Assistance Relief
Aug. 20, 2010 Op-Ed - Small and Minority-owned Businesses Should Help Drive the U.s. Economy out of the Ditch
Aug. 20, 2010 GAO Reports Long Overdue Data on Mortgage Scams at Behest of Request Made by Reps. Matsui, Rush
Aug. 10, 2010 Rush Votes "Yes" in Support of Urgently Needed Legislation That Will Save Jobs for Teachers, Firefighters, Health Care Workers and Others While Reducing the Federal Deficit
Aug. 6, 2010 Rush Statement on the Senate Confirmation of Elena Kagan to Serve as the 112th Justice and 4th Woman Ever to Serve on the U.S. Supreme Court
July 30, 2010 Assistance, Quality, and Affordability Act of 2010
July 29, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Global Fund to Fight AIDS
July 29, 2010 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - H.R. 5820, the Toxic Chemicals Safety Act of 2010
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