Rep. Bobby Rush

Coal-Fired Power Plant

Democrats, Environmentalists Rally In Support Of Obama’s Plan To Cut Carbon Emissions

Environmentalists and Democratic political leaders gathered in Chicago to build a coalition they think will be needed to put the president’s climate change proposal into action.

06/02/2014

Rep. Bobby Rush

Rep. Bobby Rush Denies Allegations Made By Former Metra CEO Alex Clifford

Congressman Bobby Rush is trying to counter what he calls innuendo and lies concerning his dealings with the embattled Metra commuter rail agency, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

08/06/2013

CTA RED LINE

CTA, Mayor’s Office: Local Community Will Work On 95th Street Red Line Station Rehab

The Emanuel Administration says the $20 million project to rebuild and expand the CTA Red Line’s 95th Street station will have local community participation from beginning to end.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2012

Rep. Bobby Rush

Rush: Reach Out To Children To End The ‘Culture Of Violence’ In Chicago

In the wake of a headline-grabbing rash of violence in Chicago, U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) says people need to invest time with children and provide guidance to combat a perpetual “culture of violence.”

CBS 2–06/15/2012

Rev. Michael Pfleger, Rep. Bobby Rush

Pfleger, Rush Applaud Decision To Charge George Zimmerman

The Rev. Michael Pfleger says he is grateful for the second-degree murder charge against George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Florida, but he believes “stand your ground” laws are dangerous precedents that will lead to more unnecessary deaths.

WBBM Newsradio–04/12/2012

Rep. Bobby Rush

Rep. Rush Kicked Off House Floor For Wearing Hoodie

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Chicago) was kicked off the House floor Wednesday morning for wearing a hoodie in protest of the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

Chatham Crime Meeting

Officials: Flash Mobs Already Plague South Side

The big guns of law enforcement gathered in the Chatham neighborhood Monday night to take part in a discussion on handling crime in the area.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2011