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Bobby Rush's Public Statements

Full Name: Bobby L. Rush
Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Carolyn; 6 Children (1 deceased)
Birth Date: 11/23/1946
Birth Place: Albany, GA
Home City: Chicago, IL
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
June 25, 2012 $20 Million Federal Investment Will Jump Start Expansion of 95th Street CTA Station, Officials Say
June 20, 2012 Domestic Energy and Jobs Act
June 20, 2012 Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012
June 19, 2012 Durbin, Jackson, Rush and Emanuel Announce Chicago's 95th Street Station to Receive $20 Million Investment Through the Tiger Grant Program Terminal
June 8, 2012 Letter to Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy - Memorandum for Power Marketing Administrators
June 7, 2012 Letter to Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives
June 6, 2012 Hearing of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power - On EPA Enforcement Priorities and Practices
May 29, 2012 Letter to Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Mr. Edward DeMarco, Acting Director
May 17, 2012 Motions to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 4348, Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012, Part II
May 14, 2012 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee
May 9, 2012 Letter to Patrick R. Donahoe, Postmaster General - Post Office Closures
April 30, 2012 Letter to Chairman Upton and Chairman Whitfield, Chair of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and Chair of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power
April 19, 2012 Hearing of the Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Examining the Current State of American-Based Manufacturing and its Importance to Increasing Job Creation and American Trade and Exports
April 17, 2012 Hearing of the Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - H.R. 4221, The Increasing American Jobs Through Greater Exports to Africa Act
April 11, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior
April 2, 2012 Rush Urges Attorney General to Remove Children from Adult Prisons and Jails
March 28, 2012 CNN "CNN Newsroom" - Transcript
March 28, 2012 The Death of Trayvon Martin is an American Tragedy
March 27, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
March 21, 2012 Letter to Chairman Upton and Chairman Whitfield
March 20, 2012 Congressman Rush Introduces H.R. 4221 "The Increasing American Jobs Through Greater Exports to Africa Act of 2012"
March 16, 2012 Rush Reports Positive Impact of Health Care Reform for First District Residents
March 16, 2012 Letter to President Obama
March 8, 2012 Hearing of the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - The FY 2013 DOE Budget
March 8, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Feb. 22, 2012 Letter to Chairman Upton and Chairman Whitfield
Feb. 15, 2012 Protecting Investment in Oil Shale the Next Generation of Environmental, Energy, and Resource Security Act
Feb. 10, 2012 Letter to Russell K. Girling, President & CEO TransCanada Corporation
Feb. 9, 2012 Rush Introduces Generic Drug Bill to Protect Consumers
Feb. 8, 2012 Letter to Interior Secretary Salazar
Feb. 7, 2012 Congressional Black Caucus - Rush Comments on the State of the Union
Feb. 5, 2012 Rush Commends Obama on Recess Appointments
Jan. 26, 2012 Letter to Chairman Upton and Chairman Whitfield
Jan. 25, 2012 Letter to Ed Whitfield, Chairman Subcommittee on Energy and Power
Jan. 18, 2012 Letter to Chairman Upton and Chairman Whitfield
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 12, 2011 Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011
Dec. 9, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 8, 2011 Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act of 2011
Nov. 18, 2011 Letter to Chairman Upton and Chairman Whitfield
Nov. 17, 2011 Protecting Children from Sexual Abuse
Nov. 14, 2011 Letter to Tom Latham and John Olver, Chairman and Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
Nov. 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman Upton and Chairman Whitfield
Nov. 8, 2011 Kucinich, Burton and Young Lead Bipartisan Appeal to Protect Men from Prostate Cancer
Nov. 4, 2011 Letter to Honorable Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 28, 2011 Letter to Chairman Upton and Chairman Whitfield
Oct. 26, 2011 The Occupy Movement: We'd Better Pay Attention
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