Representative Bobby L. Rush's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 1, Democratic
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Issue Position: Energy Issue Position: Economy and Jobs Issue Position: Public Safety Issue Position: Affordable Care Act 11/14/14 Approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline 11/14/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Socioeconomic Status and Risk-Adjustment in Medicare Advantage 11/13/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Action on Immigration 11/12/14 Rush Commends President Obama for his Commitment to Resolve Climate Change 11/11/14 Rush Statement on Veterans Day 11/10/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader - Urging Restoration of NIH Funding in Lame Duck 11/10/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pressing for Democratic Reforms in Burma 10/31/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Efforts to Protect and Restore the Great Lakes 10/25/14 Congressman Rush Celebrates the Grand Opening of Phase I of the I-294/I-57 Interchange 10/22/14 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, and Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor - Expressing Concerns Regarding Non-Compete Agreements in the Food Service Business 9/30/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Taking Immediate Action to Protect Pollinators 9/22/14 Governor Quinn and Mayor Emanuel Breaks Ground On New 95th Street Terminal 9/19/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Removing Americans Stranded in Mexico by Hurricane Odile 9/19/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Please Meet with Immigrant Families 9/17/14 Rush's 21st Century Energy Workforce Development Jobs Initiative Act of 2014 Subject of Legislative Hearing 9/17/14 Congressman Rush Votes YES to Maintain Government Operations 9/17/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Stop Wasting Tax Dollars on Benghazi Committee and Create a Select Committee on Income Inequality Instead 9/17/14 Subcommittee Examines Ways To Create More Energy #Jobs For Minorities 9/15/14 Letter to Frank Blake, CEO of The Home Depot, Inc. - Home Depot Data Breach 9/11/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader of the House, and Candice Miller, Chairman of the Committee on House Administration - Banning Polystyrene from House Cafeterias 8/19/14 Letter to Yvan Mainini, President of the International Basketball Federation/Federation Internationale de Basketball - International Basketball Federation's Discriminatory Policies Against Sikhs 8/08/14 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Implement Crowdfunding Rules 7/31/14 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer 7/30/14 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and Ed Whitfield, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power - Calling for a Hearing on New EPA Report on the Dangers of Climate Change 7/25/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed 7/23/14 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and Ed Whitfield, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power - Calling for a Hearing on Financial Risks of Climate Change 7/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC 7/16/14 Violence in Chicago 7/16/14 Violence in Chicago 7/02/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action 6/26/14 Rush Commends Social Media Giant for Taking Action in Revealing Diversity Numbers in Recent Report 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/20/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions 6/20/14 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Increased Classroom Connectivity for Underserved Communities 6/18/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash 6/17/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Africa Immigration Issue 6/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy 6/12/14 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the Department of Transportation - Federal Aviation Administration Hiring Process 6/12/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei 6/03/14 Congressman Rush Convenes Summit of Chicago's Leadership to Stem Violence in the City's Most Violent Beat 6/03/14 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and Ed Whitfield, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power - Call for Hearing on S&P Report on Climate Change 6/02/14 Letter to Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Campaign Finance Decisions 5/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program 5/29/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras 5/29/14 Rush Commends Google for Taking Action in Addressing Diversity in Recent Report 5/29/14 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations