For more than a year, Americans, Congress and the world have discussed Russia’s attempts to influence our elections. However, some of their most dangerous and well-documented attacks against state-level voting systems have been a mere footnote.
Washington, DC – This morning, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, took to the House Floor demanding action to prevent another school shooting like yesterday’s at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL.
To the Editor:
In “Making Background Checks Work” (Op-Ed, Feb. 13), John R. Lott Jr. desperately tries to push one of the gun lobby’s favorite narratives: that background checks are bad for public safety.
The main pillar of Mr. Lott’s argument is that our underfunded, underresourced and broken background check system prevents “good guys” from getting guns.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a member of Congress’ Oversight Committee, released this statement regarding the Inspector General’s investigation into the Trump Administration’s Department of Labor effort to hide a report showing billions in lost earnings for American servers due to
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Brad Schneider (IL-10) was joined by Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security Bennie Thompson (MS-02), and Reps. Robin Kelly (IL-02), Lou Correa (CA-46), Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) to introduce legislation aimed at preventing acts of domestic terrorism by white supremacists and other extremist groups.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly, ranking member of Congress’ investigative and oversight IT subcommittee, and Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II released this statement concerning the Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission’s announcement of an investigation into Apple’s slowing-down of iPhones:
In 2018, our security can no longer exclusively be defined in terms of tanks, airplanes and weapon systems.
As government, private industry and American families have adopted technology into nearly every aspect of our lives, the need for cybersecurity has grown exponentially. Unfortunately, our response to this threat has been piecemeal at best.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly today nominated eight high school students from the 2nd Congressional District for admission to three United States Military Academies.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement about her guest for this year’s State of the Union address:
Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement following the government shutdown caused by President Trump and Congressional Republicans:
“Republicans control the White House, Senate and House and still cannot manage to meet their most basic constitutional duty: funding the government.
In the News
An Illinois Democrat says she’s found a way to please everyone in her diverse district with legislation that would alleviate Chicago-area “food deserts” by lifting a barrier to fruit and vegetable production in rural areas.
WASHINGTON — Democratic women in Congress took President Trump to task Saturday for defending those accused of abuse, but not mentioning the victims who have endured violence.
U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly invoked the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Prairie State College in Chicago Heights has been awarded a $938,447 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to create job training centers in welding and machining at various community locations throughout the South Suburbs, U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly announced Monday.
On December 21, 2017 the U.S. Senate passed Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s Connected Government Act (H.R. 2331). The bill now heads to the president’s desk for his signature.
“Quite simply, this bill will put nearly all government services in your pocket,” said Congresswoman Kelly. The legislation mandates that all updated and redesigned federal government websites be mobile-friendly.
A bill to optimize federal websites for mobile devices could soon become law.
The Connected Government Act passed the Senate on Thursday by unanimous consent, and now it heads to the president’s desk for possible enactment.
WASHINGTON — When it comes to federal tax policy — and what is equitable — the disconnect between congressional Republicans and Democrats is so vast it’s hard to see how it can it can be bridged, with the Illinois delegation fitting into this national picture.
• No Democrats in the House and Senate support the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.”
Niya Kenny had never visited Capitol Hill until last week, yet the millennial found a welcoming space of sisterhood in which to share her story during a Congressional roundtable focused on Black women and girls.
Democratic Congresswoman Robin Kelly has submitted an amendment to the Republican tax reform bill that would increase taxes on bullets for semi-automatic weapons, in a curveball attempt to re-focus national attention on gun control efforts by using the GOP’s own bill against them.
If passed, a new bill would allow grain crop farmers to grow fruits and vegetables on more of their farm program base acres. With the goal of attaching the legislation to the next farm bill, Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., and Rep.