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Jul 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly (IL-02), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, today introduced the Evaluating Disparities and Outcomes of Telehealth (EDOT) During the COVID-19 Emergency Act of 2021 to develop data-driven policies for telehealth following the COVID-19 public health emergency.

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Jul 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly (IL-02) announced that all 10 of her Community Project Funding requests have been included in the House Appropriations bills. The 10 projects total $6,786,000 in funding, which will come back to support the projects in Illinois’ Second Congressional District.

Jul 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, and Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04), Congressional Black Caucus First Vice Chair, re-introduced the Medicare Dental Coverage Act to provide dental coverage under Medicare Part B.

Jul 22, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (July 22, 2021) - Today, co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, Congresswomen Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), Yvette D.

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Jul 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s bill, H.R. 4387, the Maternal Health Quality Improvement Act, passed out of markup in the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Rep. Kelly introduced the bipartisan legislation in July along with Reps.

Jul 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02) introduced the Consumer Equity Protection Act of 2021 to establish a federal taskforce to advise the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on issues of equity impacting consumers of protected classes.

Jul 13, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Robin Kelly has introduced H.R. 4387, the Maternal Health Quality Improvement Act (MHQIA), aimed at reducing the alarming rate of maternal deaths in America and saving mothers’ lives.

Jul 7, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly today announced $1,219,234 in grant funding for local Head Start Programs that she helped secure through the American Rescue Plan.

Jul 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02) announced her request of $200,000 for Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation (CSEDC) has been included in the text of the FY 2022 Appropriations bill, which will be considered by the House in the coming weeks.

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Nov 19, 2020 In The News

Lawmakers and experts on Wednesday discussed the crucial role technological advancements are playing in providing health care, particularly for diabetes patients.

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Nov 18, 2020 In The News

The Senate on Nov. 17 approved the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act (H.R. 1668) by unanimous consent, sending the bill to the White House for President Trump’s signature. The House approved the bill in September.

Nov 17, 2020 In The News
CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police and U.S. Representative Robin Kelly helped hand out free turkeys and trimmings to people in the South Chicago neighborhood.

The event was part of the Black McDonald's Operators Association week long holiday giveaway. Every individual received a free turkey and a box filled with side dishes at 2425 E. 79th in Chicago Friday.

Oct 7, 2020 In The News

Cook County’s public health system would take a $1.4 billion hit and more than 300,000 residents would lose their insurance if Obamacare is repealed, according to an analysis announced Wednesday.

The estimates reflect the number of patients who are enrolled in Medicaid expansion plans made possible by the 2010 law, officials said.

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Oct 7, 2020 In The News

Reps. Will Hurd, R-Texas, Robin Kelly, D-Ill., and Jerry McNerney, D-Calif., said they believe the federal government will play a key role in pushing the development of artificial intelligence by ensuring access to data and education, Nextgov reported Tuesday.

Oct 6, 2020 In The News

The federal government may have a role to play as an equity mediator when it comes to the development of artificial intelligence technologies, according to three lawmakers. 

Oct 6, 2020 In The News

This week the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Helping MOMS Act, legislation aimed at reducing and ending America’s growing maternal mortality crisis.

Oct 6, 2020 In The News

U.S. Reps. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., and Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., convened yesterday with Dr. Gary Puckrein, president and CEO of the National Minority Quality Forum, to stress the importance of considering the barriers to healthcare people still face throughout the country.

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