Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of ILLINOIS
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May 11, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL), released following statement today in recognition of the 68th Anniversary of Israel's Independence Day, which begins at sundown this evening:

Today, I join millions of Israelis as well as Jews and people of all faiths around the world in celebrating Yom Ha'atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day. 

Apr 22, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly today announced “The UP Initiative,” a new collaborative effort between Members of Congress and community partners to reduce gun violence and increase economic opportunity.

Apr 14, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, (D) the only Member of the Illinois Congressional Delegation to serve on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement today on the second anniversary of the kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls in Chibok, Nigeria.

Apr 5, 2016 Press Release

Parents can learn about two economical college savings programs during Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s 2nd annual College Savings Night on Monday, April 25, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Country Club Hills City Hall, Downstairs Room 105/106, located at 4200 W. 183rd Street.

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Mar 22, 2016 Press Release

Today, Congresswomen Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), Robin Kelly (IL-02) and Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09), announced the creation of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, the first caucus devoted to public policy that eliminates the significant barriers and disparities experienced by Black women.

Mar 16, 2016 Press Release

President Obama’s choice of Chicago-native Judge Merrick Garland as his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court gives Congress the opportunity to fill this crucial vacancy with a jurist of unparalleled experience and legal acumen.

Mar 14, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly recently met with seven women in agricultural careers at the Kankakee County Farm Bureau, as part of her Women in Non-Traditional Careers Tour.

The women described the rewards and challenges of farming, discussed female role models who inspired them to adopt careers in agriculture, and suggested what Rep. Kelly can do in Washington to help farm communities.

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Mar 10, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Representative Robin Kelly is sponsoring the annual Congressional Art Competition open to high school students residing or attending a school within the Second Congressional District.

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Feb 29, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Housing Expo on Saturday, March 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the New Early Learning Center, located at 729 Engle St., in Dolton. Participants will learn about loan modification, foreclosure prevention, down-payment assistance programs, and how to appeal property taxes.

Feb 26, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) issued the following statement on the mass shooting in Hesston, Kansas yesterday evening:

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Mar 22, 2016 In The News
Examiner: Rep. Robin Kelly: Flint crisis 'Reeks of environmental discrimination
Mar 22, 2016 In The News
Chicago Tribune: Gun victim's mother speaks out against gun violence at Kelly event
Mar 22, 2016 In The News
Chicago Sun-Times: Durbin, Schakowsky, Bustos, Rush, Kelly in Cuba with Obama
Mar 22, 2016 In The News
Examiner: Sen. Dick Durbin, Rep. Robin Kelly join President Obama on historic Cuba visit
Mar 22, 2016 In The News
BBC News: Flint water crisis: Michigan governor grilled by lawmakers
Mar 22, 2016 In The News
Illinois Politico Playbook: Robin Kelly's Cuban Mission

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly joined President Obama in Cuba. From Kelly's office: "Congresswoman Kelly is the sole member of the Illinois Delegation on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Her district includes the largest inland port in America, 1800 farms, and manufacturers like Ford. 'I'm excited to take part in this historic trip to Cuba with the President.

Feb 4, 2016 In The News
Politico: Younger Dems audition for spots on leadership bench
Jan 21, 2016 In The News
With quarry debate done, eyes point to long-term fixes
Jan 7, 2016 In The News
Chicago Defender: President Obama: Stricter Gun Control and Background Checks
Jan 6, 2016 In The News
Huffington Post: Congress Must Act Now to Stop America's Gun Violence Epidemic