Representative Bobby L. Rush's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 1, Democratic
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Issue Position: Affordable Care Act Issue Position: Public Safety Issue Position: Energy Issue Position: Economy and Jobs 7/31/15 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of Office of Management and Budget - Protection of Captive Orcas and Marine Mammals 7/24/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, Concerning Flood Relief for Illinois Farmers 7/21/15 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the United States Department of Labor - Comments on "Definition of the Term 'Fiduciary'; Conflict of Interest Rule - Retirement Investment Advice" 7/20/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Strong Support of New Overtime Rule 7/17/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report 7/16/15 FCC Heeds Democrats' Call to Modernize Designated Entities Rules 7/14/15 Letter to The Food and Drug Administration - Science-Based Blood Donation Policy 7/13/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Macedonia's Membership in NATO 7/09/15 Letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House Armed Services Committee and Defense Appropriations Subcommittee 7/09/15 21st Century Cures Act 7/09/15 Letter to Mac Thornberry, Chairman of House Armed Services Committee, Adam Smith, Ranking Member of House Armed Services Committee, Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman of House Defense Appropriations Subcommittte,and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member of House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee - National Guard 7/09/15 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Local Number Portability 6/30/15 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Conditions in Mexico 6/26/15 Letter to the Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and the Office of Management and Budget - Action in Regards to Pipeline Safety 6/25/15 Letter to Stacy Cummings, Interim Executive Director of the Pipeline, Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, and Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Pipeline Safety Reforms 6/25/15 Politico Magazine - Congress at War: The Capitol Hill Ranks on Why They Enlisted and What It Means Now 6/25/15 Letter to Greg Armstrong, Chairman and CEO of Plains Pipeline - Information on Pipeline Safety 6/24/15 Ratepayer Protection Act of 2015 6/19/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Israel's Military Detention System 6/18/15 Garamendi Statement on Pope Francis Climate Change Encyclical 6/11/15 Katko Joins Dent to Reintroduce National Collegiate Athletics Accountability Act 6/10/15 Letter to Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, Chairman and Ranking Member, respectively, of the Senate HELP Committee - Every Child Achieves Act 6/08/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Discrimination 6/04/15 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Seeking Stronger Opioid Labeling 6/03/15 Rush Votes NO on H.R. 2578 -- Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2016 6/03/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Relief for 16th District Small Businesses Impacted by April Tornado 5/21/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fair Chance Hiring Policy 5/21/15 Rush Introduces Amendment to Improve Minority Inclusion in Clinical Trials 5/20/15 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - TRID Regulation 5/20/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of U.S. Department of State - U.S. Support for Rohingya Muslims 5/13/15 Letter to Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia - Aerial Fumigation of Coca Crops 5/12/15 Rush Statement about the Obama Presidential Library 5/07/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, Support of Iran Negotiations Signed by 150 Members 5/06/15 Crain's Chicago Business - Illinois Dems Deserting Obama on 'Fast Track' Trade Bill 5/06/15 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, John Kerry, Secretary of State - Temporary Protected Status for Nepal Natives 5/06/15 Letter to Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Breast Cancer Prevention 5/01/15 The Courageous Lady from Baltimore 4/30/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - U.S. Open Skies Policy 4/29/15 Rush Opposes Trade Promotion Authority Legislation 4/28/15 There is No Power Like the Power of a Mother 4/23/15 #SubEnergyPower Works to Bridge the Gap #4jobs 4/21/15 Energy Efficiency Improvement Act 4/21/15 Bipartisan Members Voice Support for 21st Century Energy Workforce 4/21/15 House Sends Bipartisan Energy Efficiency Bill to the President 4/20/15 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veteran Affairs - Improve Veterans Claims Process 4/20/15 Letter to Aashton Carter, Secretary of Defense - Making the Department of Defense Fully Auditable