Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of ILLINOIS
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Feb 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – In a letter led by Congresswoman Robin Kelly, Members demand that the Department of Justice and Chicago Police Department continue negotiating a consent decree following January’s

Feb 14, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Housing Expo on Saturday, March 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Lan-Oak Park District, 2550 178th Street, Lansing. Participants will have the opportunity to apply for a loan modification and to learn about foreclosure prevention, first-time homebuyer programs, and how to appeal property taxes.

Feb 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, released this statement following a near Party-line vote to reject a rule that would have kept guns out the hands of people who shouldn’t have them:

“This vote is another step in the wrong direction.

Feb 2, 2017 Press Release

Matteson, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement concerning flyers promoting the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) that were distributed in Park Forest, Manteno and other communities in Illinois’s 2nd Congressional district:

“The offensive KKK flyers found in our community do not represent our values and are not welcome.

Feb 2, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly today nominated nine high school students from the second district for admission to three United States Military Academies.

“These outstanding young men and women represent our next generation of military leaders. I’m proud to nominate them to our nation’s finest military academies,” said Rep. Kelly.

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Friday evening, President Donald Trump issued an unconstitutional executive order banning individuals from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States of America.

Within hours, a federal judge issued a stay against the Executive Order.

Jan 28, 2017 Press Release

Matteson, IL - Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement regarding news that a federal judge ordered the government not to deport immigrants currently held at airports based on President Trump’s Executive Order barring individuals from certain Muslim-majority countries:

Jan 27, 2017 Press Release

Chicago, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement:

“In recent days, President Donald Trump has repeatedly threatened to ‘send in the Feds’ to address the ongoing violence in Chicago. These tweets and comments show a complete ignorance to reality. First, ‘sending in the Feds’ violates the U.S. Constitution and second, ‘the Feds’ are already in Chicago.

Jan 16, 2017 Press Release

Matteson, IL - Congresswoman Robin Kelly attended a celebration at Christ Community Church in South Holland. Today, she spoke at a South Suburban College event. She released this statement marking Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day:

"Today, our nation pauses to remember the life and legacy of Dr. King.

Jan 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Congresswoman Robin Kelly today released this statement concerning the Department of Justice’s report on the Chicago Police Department:

“Today’s report is deeply concerning. It is clear that more reforms are needed and needed immediately.

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Jan 17, 2017 In The News

In "Take care not to drown in the swamp, Republicans" (Editorial, Jan. 7), Crain's editorial board points out the importance of independent ethics offices to keep politicians honest.

Jan 3, 2017 In The News

As America awaits the reality of a Republican-controlled Congress and White House, one thing has been made disturbingly clear to American families. The Trump Administration and Ryan-McConnell Congress are hell-bent on scoring political points by ending the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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Nov 22, 2016 In The News
Black Star News: HOLDING TRUMP ACCOUNTABLE -- MORE AMERICANS VOTED AGAINST HIM
Nov 21, 2016 In The News
Chicago Sun-Times: Kadner: Discrimination in the Facebook era
Nov 14, 2016 In The News
The Hill: Facebook building new tool to block ads from excluding users by race
Nov 14, 2016 In The News
Business Insider: Facebook is going to stop letting advertisers exclude ethnic groups on certain types of ads
Nov 14, 2016 In The News
USA Today: Facebook to stop ads that target, exclude races
Oct 17, 2016 In The News
eNews Park Forest: Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s 4th Annual Hiring Event Draws 300 Job-Seekers
Oct 3, 2016 In The News
The Epoch Times: Integrity of the Ballot Box Under Threat This November
Sep 29, 2016 In The News
The Hill: Reducing access barriers to low-cost, life saving medications
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Mar 12, 2015 Photo Gallery

Congresswoman Robin Kelly issued the following statement today in response to the passing of the Rev. Willie Barrow.