Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of ILLINOIS
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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.

Oct 9, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly  (IL-02) today spoke on the House floor to take her Congressional colleagues to task for failing to pass common sense gun legislation in the wake of the Oregon mass shooting and the wave of gun violence that has gripped the nation this year.

Oct 7, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced today that Governors State University and Joliet Junior College each received five-year grants to expand programs aimed at strengthening student services and academic support for low-income students.

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Oct 6, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Hiring Event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on Friday, October 16, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the gymnasium of South Suburban College, 15800 State St., South Holland. Last year, more than 85 employers with active job openings met more than 400 job seekers.

Sep 22, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced today that the Kankakee Township Fire Protection District and the Pilot Township Fire Protection District were each awarded federal grants from the Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program.

Sep 21, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced today that Prologue, Inc., which operates four schools for at-risk youth in the Chicago area, was awarded a $1.1 million federal grant to launch a new maritime program that will train and certify at-risk youth in water transportation occupations, including building, maintaining and repairing commercial and private boats, ships and docks.

Sep 21, 2015 Press Release

Today Congressman Ruben Gallego, along with Rep. Robin Kelly (IL-2), Rep. Mike Quigley (IL-5), and Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC) introduced the Good Neighbor Gun Dealer Act.

Sep 21, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement highlighting Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust Chair Dr. Robin Kelly’s 2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America:
 
“Congresswoman Kelly’s 2015 report shines a bright light on one of the urgent moral challenges before America: inequality in health.  
 

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Oct 19, 2015 In The News
Examiner: Rep. Robin Kelly's job fair draws 500 job seekers at South Suburban College
Aug 5, 2015 In The News
Reversing the food desert, with local produce and help from Pembroke farm
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Aug 4, 2015 In The News
Roll Call: Medicare and Medicaid: Achieving Health Equity In America
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Jul 27, 2015 In The News
Tackling Health Disparities in America

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.” 

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Jul 23, 2015 In The News
Protecting Medical Identity Is a Must-Win Battle in the War for Cybersecurity

By Rep. Robin Kelly
Feb. 12, 2015, 11:51 a.m.
The cyberattack carried out recently against Anthem, one of the nation’s leading health insurers, is yet another stark reminder of the persistent threats American businesses and consumers face in the digital age.

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Mar 30, 2015 In The News
Kelly develops ag platform for diverse district

KANKAKEE, Ill. — U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, a Democrat from Matteson, represents the 2nd Congressional District of Illinois. Kelly, who has her eye on the Senate seat occupied by Republican Sen. Mark Kirk, talked about her new agriculture platform and farming in her district.
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Mar 11, 2015 In The News
Dem rivals slam Sen. Mark Kirk for signing Iran letter
Oct 20, 2014 In The News
NWI: U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly donates books to Marian Catholic High School

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., personally delivered nearly 150 books to Marian Catholic High School as part of the Library of Congress Surplus Book Program.

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Oct 16, 2014 In The News
CN Railway marks grand opening of Homewood's state-of-the-art training facility

It is official, the Canadian National (CN) Railway opened its new job training Center in Homewood, Illinois. The job training facility is the first of its kind for Canadian National (CN) in the United States, and will be used to provide railroad training for all new employees, union and management, reported the SouthtownStar in today's edition.

Oct 16, 2014 In The News
CN Railway opens training center in Homewood