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

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 1, Democratic
Date Title
April 4, 2017 Rush Commemorates Dr. King's Legacy by Calling for Support of the Paycheck Fairness Act and Workplace Equity
June 29, 2016 Rush Launches Greater Chatham Initiative, A Historic Neighborhood Development and Economic Growth Program
May 13, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Bruce Rauner, Governor of Illinois and the Hon. John J. Cullerton, Michael J. Madigan, Christine Radogno, and Jim Durkin, Legislative Leaders - Prevent Clinton Nuclear Plant Closure
May 12, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank
Feb. 29, 2016 Rush's Bill Overwhelmingly Passes Republican Majority House
Feb. 10, 2016 Rush Supports Mondelēz Workers in Fight to Keep Their Jobs in Chicago Plant
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Economy and Jobs
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Telecommunication and Technology
Dec. 2, 2015 North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015
Sept. 25, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Land and Water Conservation Fund
July 21, 2015 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"
July 20, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Strong Support of New Overtime Rule
May 21, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fair Chance Hiring Policy
April 23, 2015 #SubEnergyPower Works to Bridge the Gap #4jobs
April 21, 2015 Bipartisan Members Voice Support for 21st Century Energy Workforce
Jan. 9, 2015 Keystone XL Pipeline Act
Jan. 8, 2015 Rush Votes NO on H.R. 30, the "Save American Workers Act of 2015"
Oct. 22, 2014 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
Sept. 17, 2014 Rush's 21st Century Energy Workforce Development Jobs Initiative Act of 2014 Subject of Legislative Hearing
Sept. 17, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Stop Wasting Tax Dollars on Benghazi Committee and Create a Select Committee on Income Inequality Instead
Sept. 17, 2014 Subcommittee Examines Ways To Create More Energy #Jobs For Minorities
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
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Economy and Jobs
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
Nov. 4, 2011 Letter to Honorable Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense
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
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