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Bobby Rush's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 1, Democratic

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01/13/2021 Rush Statement on Impeachment of Donald Trump for Incitement of Insurrection
01/06/2021 Illinois House Democrats Blasts Remarks by Congresswoman Mary Miller Praising Hitler
01/06/2021 Rush Statement on Armed Insurrection at U.S. Capitol
01/05/2021 Rush Announces His Legislative Priorities on the Opening of the 117th Congress
12/25/2020 Rush Requests House Judiciary Committee Hold Hearings on Anjanette Young's Treatment by Chicago Police
12/21/2020 Rush Statement on Passage of Federal Omnibus Spending Bill and COVID Relief Legislation
12/15/2020 Rush Calls for the Reimagining of Healthcare Delivery Following State Board Meeting on Mercy Hospital & Medical Center
12/11/2020 Rush Introduces Legislation to Protect Consumers from the Dangers of Portable Generators
12/08/2020 Rush Remarks at the American Association of Blacks in Energy 2020 Energy Policy Summit
12/07/2020 Rush, Underwood Applaud Department of Education Announcement Extending Student Loan Forbearance
12/04/2020 Letter to Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader; Hon. Chuck Schumer, Senate Minority Leader; Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House; Hon. Kevin McCarthy, House Minority Leader - Sinema Urges Congressional Leaders: Pass the Bipartisan Restaurants Act Before Too Late
12/03/2020 Rush Introduces Legislation to Invest $100 Billion in Nation's Youth Workforce
11/23/2020 Letter to National Archives and Records Administration Director Scott Levins - Palazzo Cosigns Letter Expressing Concerns Over Backlog of Veterans Records Requests
11/19/2020 Letter to President Donald Trump - Bonamici, Beyer, Castor, Grijalva Lead 89 Members in Opposing Trump Effort to Undermine Climate Science
11/19/2020 Letter to the Hon. Joseph Cuffari, Inspector General of the Dept. of Homeland Security, the Hon. Christopher Wray, Dir. of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Hon. Tony Pham, Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Dir. of the Dept. of Homeland Security, and the Hon. Eric Dreiband, Assistant Attorney General of the Dept. of Justice - Menendez, Booker Join Colleagues in Demanding Trump Admin. Halt Deportations of Victims of Medical Malpractice by ICE Doctor
11/18/2020 Letter to the Hon. Sonny Perdue, Secretary of the Dept. of Agriculture - Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos, Davis Lead Illinois Delegation In Opposing USDA Effort To End Food Stamp Program At Illinois Senior Living Facilities
11/13/2020 Letter to the Hon. Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Rep. Axne Leads Charge Against Threats to 340B Drug Discount Program
11/12/2020 Rush Introduces Bicameral Legislation to Create One Million Jobs Through Environmental Conservation Projects
11/10/2020 Rush, Norman Introduce Bill To Make National First Responders Day a Federal Holiday
10/27/2020 Letter to the Hon. Peter Gaynor, Admin. of the Federal Emergency Management Administration - Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos, Illinois Delegation Members Urge FEMA To Expedite Public Assistance Reimbursements For COVID-19 Expenses
10/26/2020 Letter to the Hon. Eugene Scalia, Secretary of the Dept. of Labor - House Democrats to DOL: Proposed Rule to Increase Employee Misclassification Will Cost Workers and the Economy
10/26/2020 Letter to the Hon. R.D. James, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, and Lieutenant General Scott Spellmon, Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Bustos, Smith, Durbin, Blunt lead bipartisan, bicameral call for Corps to prioritize Upper Mississippi water infrastructure projects
10/23/2020 Letter to Scott Levins, Dir. of the National Personnel Records Center - Reps. Van Taylor, Jimmy Panetta Urge NPRC to Resume Processing Military Personnel Records
10/22/2020 Letter to Hon. Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Lucas Leads Bipartisan Efforts Ensuring COVID-19 Funds for Rural Hospitals
10/21/2020 Letter to the Hon. Mike Pompeo, Secretary of the Dept. of State - Schakowsky Leads 45 Members of Congress in Calling on Sec. Pompeo to withdraw United States from G20

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