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Bobby Rush's Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 1, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
Date Title
April 23, 2018 Letter to the Honorable John Sullivan, Deputy Secretary of State - Condemning Anti-Semitism in Europe
Jan. 19, 2018 Rush Introduces Bill to Study National Park Status for Fort Pillow
July 26, 2017 Celebrating the Americans With Disabilities Act
April 4, 2017 Rush Commemorates Dr. King's Legacy by Calling for Support of the Paycheck Fairness Act and Workplace Equity
March 1, 2017 Rush Calls for Civil Rights Cold Cases to Be Declassified to Bring Justice and Closure to Families
Sept. 7, 2016 Rush, Durbin & Kirk to Introduce Bronzeville--Black Metropolis National Heritage Area Act
Sept. 1, 2016 Kirk, Durbin & Rush To Introduce Bronzeville-Black Metropolis National Heritage Area Act
Aug. 23, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Horacio Muratori, President, International Basketball Federation - End Discriminatory Policies Against Sikh Players
Sept. 11, 2015 Rush Statement on the 14th Anniversary of 9/11
June 11, 2015 Katko Joins Dent to Reintroduce National Collegiate Athletics Accountability Act
April 8, 2015 Quoted in Pallone Bill to Improve FCC Policies for Small Businesses Gains Support
Dec. 4, 2014 Tumultuous Times
Aug. 19, 2014 Letter to Yvan Mainini, President of the International Basketball Federation/Federation Internationale de Basketball - International Basketball Federation's Discriminatory Policies Against Sikhs
July 16, 2014 Violence in Chicago
May 28, 2014 Rush Statement on Passing of Dr. Maya Angelou
May 1, 2014 Rush Cosponsors Legislation to Stop Taxpyers Subsidies for Fined Sports Owners
May 1, 2014 Rush Cosponsors Legislation to Stop Taxpayers Subsidies for Fined Sports Owners
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson - National Endowment for the Arts Funding
Oct. 25, 2011 Letter to Chairman Upton
Aug. 26, 2011 The Hill - The King Memorial is Finished, His Life's Work is Not
July 29, 2011 Cardin, Wicker Recognize the International Year for People of African Descent
Oct. 2, 2009 Statement By U. S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush In Response To Loss Of Chicago's 2016 Olympics Bid
April 13, 2009 U.S. Rep. Rush Says Obama Administration Plan To Ease Cuba Restrictions Is "A Significant Step In The Right Direction…"
Sept. 28, 2008 Introduction of the Can Do Bill
Sept. 25, 2008 Travel Promotion Act of 2008
Jan. 29, 2008 Introducing the Innocence Project Gold Medal Bill
April 16, 2007 US Rep. Bobby Rush Congratulates Daley on Securing Olympic Bid for Chicago
Feb. 28, 2007 US Rep Rush Vows to Change Collegiate Sports Discriminatory Hiring Practices
April 12, 2006 U.S. Rep Bobby L. Rush Says the SICA Athletic League Breakup is Sickening
Dec. 13, 2005 U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush Pushes for National Recognition of Rosa Parks with Commemorative Postage Stamp
June 1, 2005 Statement on Exhumation of Emmett Till's Remains
April 4, 2005 U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush (D-IL) Recognized for Increasing Minority Homeownership at Congressional Black Caucus Awards Ceremony
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