Representative Bobby L. Rush's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 1, Democratic
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Issue Position: Affordable Care Act Issue Position: Energy Issue Position: Public Safety Issue Position: Economy and Jobs 3/06/15 Brief of 167 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 44 U.S. Senators as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners 2/11/15 Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act 2/04/15 Rush Statement on FCC Open Internet Rules 1/28/15 LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act 1/28/15 Reps. Rush and Barton Reintroduce the DATA Act 1/26/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Full Funding of National Violent Death Reporting System 1/23/15 Rush Expresses Support for Governor Rauner's Executive Order on Equal Opportunity for Small Business Owners 1/21/15 Rush Statement on his Forthcoming Net Neutrality Legislation 1/21/15 Hearing of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Protecting the Internet and Consumers Through Congressional Action 1/21/15 SW News Herald - Local Congressmen Approve of President's State of the Union 1/20/15 Rush Statement on the President's State of the Union of Address 1/09/15 Keystone XL Pipeline Act 1/09/15 Rush Begins 114th Congress with Strong Legislative Agenda 1/08/15 Rush Reelected Ranking Democrat on Energy and Power Subcommittee 1/08/15 Rush Votes NO on H.R. 30, the "Save American Workers Act of 2015" 12/18/14 Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change Applauds Administration's New NEPA Guidance 12/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Boost Funding for Low Income Heating Assistance Funds 12/17/14 Rush Statement on U.S.-Cuba Diplomatic Relations 12/11/14 Rush Votes "NO" for FY2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill 12/04/14 Tumultuous Times 11/19/14 Congressman Rush Congratulates Ranking Member Pallone on His Election 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 Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pressing for Democratic Reforms in Burma 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 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 Subcommittee Examines Ways To Create More Energy #Jobs For Minorities 9/17/14 Rush's 21st Century Energy Workforce Development Jobs Initiative Act of 2014 Subject of Legislative Hearing 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 Congressman Rush Votes YES to Maintain Government Operations 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