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Bobby L. Rush (US-House)

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Bobby L. Rush (US-House)
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First Name: Bobby
Last Name: Rush
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Gender: Male
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Office: US-House
State: Illinois
House District: IL-1
Party: Democrat
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Official Gov Site: http://rush.house.gov
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Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/RepBobbyRush
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1. What are the individual's views on whether climate change is real and caused by human activity?


2. What votes, actions, and governmental/organizational activities on climate change and clean energy has the individual led/supported/opposed?

Automatically Generated Congressional Votes

In 2009, as a member of the US House of Representatives, he voted for the American Clean Energy and Security Act HR 2454 (Waxman-Markey). https://www.congress.gov/bill/111th-congress/house-bill/2454

In 2011, he voted against limiting the EPA's ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2011/roll249.xml

In 2013, he voted against making it harder for Congress to put a price on carbon by voting against a point of order opposing a carbon tax or a fee on carbon emissions. http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll445.xml

In 2014, he voted for a House amendment calling on Congress to recognize that man-made carbon pollution contributes to climate change and that climate change has a wide range of negative effects. http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2014/roll103.xml

In 2015, as a member of Congress he voted against HR 2042, The Ratepayer Protection Act, which would have prevented implementation of the Clean Power Plan. http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2015/roll384.xml

3. What has the individual said about local and regional climate-related impacts and activities?


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