Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of ILLINOIS
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Jan 27, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly today reminds eligible constituents to claim their Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) when filing their tax returns this year. The EITC is a federal tax refund available to millions of low to moderate income individuals and families. The average EITC refund last year was approximately $2,200. Eligible people may qualify for a refund even if they owe no taxes.

Jan 20, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly today nominated 11 high school students from her district for admission to United States Military Academies.

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Jan 5, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) issued the following statement today after joining President Obama at the White House for the announcement on his Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence.

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Dec 7, 2015 Press Release

Congress recently passed legislation which included an amendment offered by Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02) promoting adult literacy and financial literacy in communities across the country. Kelly’s proposal  ensured that Family Engagement in Education Programs covered under S.

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Dec 7, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly issued the following statement regarding the Department of Justice’s decision to investigate the Chicago Police in the wake of the Laquan McDonald Case:

Nov 13, 2015 Press Release

U. S. Representative Robin Kelly announced a Congressional App Challenge for high school students in the 2nd Congressional District.

The competition is aimed at encouraging and recognizing young programming talent and highlighting the importance of computer science in the Digital Age. The competition is open to students of all skill levels.

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Oct 29, 2015 Press Release

U.S. Congresswoman Robin Kelly voted late yesterday in the House of Representatives to pass a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the job-creating Export-Import Bank. 

Oct 21, 2015 Press Release

Today Congresswoman Robin Kelly, Congressman Ruben Gallego, and 38 Democrats sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch requesting a meeting to discuss steps that can be taken to address gun violence in minority communities.

Oct 20, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly today announced that Olive-Harvey College has been awarded a $600,000 grant to implement an academic program that will assist low-income minority students earn STEM degrees that will lead to in-demand jobs.

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Oct 16, 2015 Press Release

Five hundred job seekers attended a Hiring Event hosted by Congresswoman Robin Kelly on Friday at South Suburban College in South Holland.

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