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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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Oct 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) and Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) introduced the US SAFE WEB Extension Act to extend the U.S. SAFE WEB Act of 2006 for an additional seven years and enable the Federal Trade Commission to protect Americans from fraud, spam, and deception online.

Oct 16, 2019 Press Release

On Friday, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust and member of the Health Subcommittee, introduced the Medicare Dental Act. The legislation would provide coverage for certain dental items and services through Medicare Part B, a position that’s supported by eighty percent of Americans.

Oct 7, 2019 Press Release

Matteson, IL—Several job seekers were surprised to walk away with jobs at Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly’s recent annual hiring event at the Lan-Oak Park District in Lansing, IL.

Oct 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Robin Kelly (IL-02) and Brad Schneider (IL-10) introduced legislation to help low-income seniors and people with disabilities better afford prescription drugs through Medicare Part D.

Oct 2, 2019 Press Release

Matteson, IL - Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced today that five additional south suburban fire departments will receive federal grants totaling more than $1.2 million.

This is the third round of grants awarded to south suburban fire departments. This latest round brings a total of $3.2 million in federal funds to 19 south suburban fire departments.

Sep 16, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host her 7th Annual Hiring Event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on Friday, October 4, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Lan-Oak Park District, 2550 178th St., Lansing. More than 50 employers with active job openings will be in attendance.

Sep 12, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced today that 16 south suburban fire departments will benefit from federal grants totaling nearly $1.4 million.

Fire Departments in Chicago Heights, Steger, Flossmoor, Phoenix and Limestone served as the lead agencies when applying for the funds from FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program.

Sep 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on America’s alarming maternal mortality rate and legislation designed to address this growing crisis. The Subcommittee examined four bills, including Congresswoman Kelly’s MOMMA’s Act.

Sep 3, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced today that four south suburban fire departments will receive a total of $610,000 in federal grants to update safety equipment and fire station exhaust systems.

Aug 28, 2019 Press Release

Aunt Martha’s Health & Wellness, along with four other community health centers in the South Suburbs and on Chicago’s South Side, have been awarded a total of $273,000 in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

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Oct 10, 2019 In The News

Matteson, Ill. — Several job seekers were surprised to walk away with jobs at Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly’s recent annual hiring event at the Lan-Oak Park District in Lansing, Ill.

Sep 30, 2019 In The News

Early settlers in the region that became the Southland played an important role in helping blacks escape slavery in the years before the Civil War.

Sep 27, 2019 In The News

“Queer Eye” star Jonathan Van Ness discussed the Equality Act, which would codify civil rights protections for LGBT people, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) after meeting with her Thursday.

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Sep 26, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Sometimes it pays just to show up.

It did on Wednesday for gun control advocates frustrated with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., who is refusing to call any gun bills until President Donald Trump tells him what he wants done.

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Sep 9, 2019 In The News

For some Illinois residents, a trip to the doctor’s office can be an all-day affair.

“Today, it’s not uncommon for me to hear from constituents who have to take two buses and a day off of work and find child care just to see a doctor,” said U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, whose district includes parts of the South Side of Chicago and Will, Kankakee and Cook counties.

Sep 5, 2019 In The News

Fire departments in Calumet City, Crete Township, Flossmoor and South Holland will receive a total of $610,000 in federal grants to update firefighter safety equipment and fire station exhaust systems, according to U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson.

Sep 3, 2019 In The News

A south suburban congresswoman wants to stop American mothers from dying during pregnancy and childbirth.

Aug 28, 2019 In The News

To Heidi House, the celebration of her toddler son’s birthday Sunday was almost miraculous.

That’s because House said she went into cardiac arrest at a downstate hospital when she was in labor two years ago.

Aug 9, 2019 In The News
U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly says the stakes are high as the 2020 national census nears, and that all south suburban residents should make sure they are counted next year.
 
A low turnout, Kelly said at a recent forum, could reduce the number of the Illinois Congressional delegation in Washington.
 
Aug 6, 2019 In The News

Kelly met with Gallagher Asphalt President Charles Gallagher, senior company executives and employees, community leaders and representatives of the railroad industry to discuss the importance of passing a surface transportation reauthorization bill and extending the

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