Congresswoman Robin Kelly has been named to a Congressional working group tasked with examining police accountability, aggression towards law enforcement, and public safety concerns related to these issues.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – After a week of national tragedy including citizens killed by police and police killed by citizens, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) and Rep. Robin L. Kelly (D-IL) released a letter they wrote Friday to Attorney General Loretta Lynch asking her to help lead an effort to address police community relations and gun violence. They wrote:
CHICAGO – Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) issued the following statement today in response to the tragic shooting events that have taken place this week in Texas, Minnesota and Louisiana:
A rally called “National Day of Action on Gun Violence Prevention” was hosted today by Representatives Robin Kelly, Jan Schakowsky, Bill Foster, Danny Davis, Mike Quigley and Steny Hoyer. Similar rallies were held across the country today to continue conveying the urgency for gun reform initiated on the House floor last week.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly, ranking member of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Information Technology, hosted a Field Hearing today to hear views from business leaders on how effectively federal cyber laws and regulations have been working since the enactment of the landmark Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015. Joining Congresswoman Kelly was Subcommittee Chairman Will Hurd (R-TX).
Congresswoman Robin Kelly released the following statement today after House Democrats ended their sit-in to demand a vote on common-sense gun legislation:
Congresswoman Robin Kelly issued the following statement today in response to the passing of Abner Mikva.
U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly Hosts IT Subcommittee Field Hearing in Chicago
Seeks Views of Chicago Area Business Leaders on Cyber Threats
Monday, June 20, 2016
Reps. Robin Kelly (D-IL), David E. Price (D-NC), Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Nita Lowey (D-NY), and Mike Quigley (D-IL) led 110 Democratic colleagues in urging House leadership to end the longstanding de facto ban on federal funding for gun violence research.
At least fifteen U.S. Senators and 10 U.S. Representatives joined together to introduce a resolution in the House & Senate establishing June 2nd as “National Gun Violence Awareness Day” and designating June as “National Gun Violence Awareness Month.” Every day in America, an average of 297 men, women and children are shot, 91 of them fatally.