Representative Bobby L. Rush's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 1, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
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4/21/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - On the Paris Climate Agreement 4/20/16 Letter to President Obama - Make Federal Government "Model Employer" With Fair Chance Hiring Policies 4/19/16 Democrats to Host Forum on Minority Health Disparities 4/01/16 Letter to the Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the Small Business Administration - Call for Federal Relief for Small Businesses Impacted by Winter Floods 3/20/16 Rush Travels to Cuba with President Obama 3/15/16 Letter to the Hon. Ken Calvert, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies and the Hon. Betty McCollum, Ranking Member on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - On the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative 3/15/16 Letter to House Appropriations Committee Leadership - Support for Water Infrastructure Funding 3/10/16 Letter to The Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, The Hon. Tom Price, Chairman House Budget Committee, and the Hon. Chris Van Hollen, Ranking Member, House Budget Committee - Fight to Protect SNAP for Those in Need 2/29/16 Rush's Bill Overwhelmingly Passes Republican Majority House 2/26/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - On Federal Relief for Communities Impacted by December Storms 2/25/16 In Wake of VW Scandal, Rush, Pallone, Markey, Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Fine Automakers for Violating Emissions Rules 2/18/16 Rush, Durbin, Kirk, IDOT, City Of Chicago Announce $1.25 Million Federal Grant for Design of Grade Separation Project on 95th Street 2/16/16 Letter to the Hon. Robert McDonald, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs - Grant Read-Only Access to Congressional Offices Working to Help Veterans 2/11/16 Letter to the Hon. Norman Bay, Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - Continued Importance of PURPA for Renewable Energy 2/11/16 Letter to the Hon. Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the Department of Transportation - Request for Local Hiring Contract Initiative 2/10/16 Rush Supports Mondelēz Workers in Fight to Keep Their Jobs in Chicago Plant 2/09/16 Letter to the Honorable Robert Cardillo, Director of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency - Recommending Scott Air Force Base for NGA-West 2/08/16 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Calls For Robust Funding For The International Atomic Energy Agency 1/25/16 Rush Sends Letter to Illinois Governor Requesting an End to the State Budget Crisis 1/22/16 Rush Statement on Anniversary of Roe v. Wade 1/12/16 Rush Applauds President Obama's Final State of the Union Address 1/12/16 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Demanding End to Immigration Raids 1/06/16 Letter to the Hon. Anthony Foxx, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation, and the Hon. Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Answers Regarding CA Gas Leak 12/18/15 Rush Statement on H.R. 2029 -- Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 12/14/15 Rush Statement on Paris Climate Summit Agreement 12/14/15 Letter to Daniel Elliott, Chairman of the United States Transportation Board, Ann Begeman, Vice Chairman United States Surface Transportation Board, and Deb Miller, Member of the United States Surface Transportation Board - On New Routes for Freight Network 12/10/15 Letter to John T. Coli, Presidetn of Teamsters Local 727 - Support for Labor Strike in Alsip 12/07/15 Letter to the Honorable Kay Granger, Chairwoman of Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs and the Honorable Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on State - Fund IAEA Iranian Inspections 12/07/15 Rush Statement on DOJ investigation of CPD 12/04/15 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Reject Attempts to Block Refugee Program in Omnibus Bill 12/03/15 Excessive Use of Force by Police 12/02/15 North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015 11/20/15 Letter to the Hon. Fred Upton, Chairman of Committee on Energy and Commerce and the Hon. Ed Whitfield, Chairman of Subcommittee on Energy and Power - Request for Climate Change Hearing 11/19/15 Letter to the Honorable Bruce Rauner, Governor of Illinois - On Denying Syrian Refugees 11/19/15 Letter to Congressional Leadership - Bring a Clean Spending Bill to the Floor 11/06/15 Rush Statement on President Obama's Keystone XL Pipeline Announcement 11/04/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Extend Humanitarian Parole to 20,000 Syrians 11/03/15 Rush Reintroduces Gun Legislation after Learning of 9-year-old's Shooting Death 11/02/15 Letter to Ed Royce, Chairman of House Committee on Foreign Affairs and Eliot Engel, Ranking member on House Committee on Foreign Affairs - Ukraine Caucus urges House to Investigate Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 10/30/15 Letter to Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Ebola Virus 10/28/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Responding to Gun Violence in the U.S. 10/28/15 Rush Votes to Enact Bipartisan Budget Agreement 10/28/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - End Gun Violence Research Ban 10/23/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Raising the Debt Ceiling 10/23/15 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman of House Energy and Commerce Committee and Frank Pallone, ranking member House Energy and Commerce Committee- Mental Health Care 10/22/15 Hearing of the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Opening Statement of Rep. Rush, Hearing on EPA's CO2 Regulations for New and Existing Plants 10/21/15 Letter to Tom Wheeler, FCC Chairman - Inmate Calling Services 10/21/15 Rush Submits Extension of Remarks about Exorbitant Prison Phone Rates 10/21/15 Inmate Calling Services 10/20/15 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Department of Health and Human Services - LIHEAP Heating Assistance

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