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Sep 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how critical our first responders are to our communities. In this time of crisis, we rely on them more than ever.

Sep 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s legislation, as part of the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act (H.R. 4447), to reauthorize a grant program supporting local governments as they improve building energy efficiency.

Sep 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the US SAFE WEB Extension Act (H.R. 4779), legislation introduced by Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL), passed the Senate by a voice vote and now heads to President Donald Trump’s desk to be signed into law.

Sep 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Solid Start Reporting Act (H.R. 7747) as part of the Veterans COMPACT Act (H.R. 8247).  The bipartisan Solid Start Reporting Act was introduced in July by Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) and Congressman Brian Mast (R-FL).

Sep 22, 2020 Press Release

Matteson, IL - Congresswoman Robin Kelly invites 2nd Congressional District high school students to participate in the 2020 Congressional App Challenge (CAC).

Sep 22, 2020 Editorial

The United States is the global leader in artificial intelligence. We have an innovative private sector, world class universities and remain the top destination for international AI talent. However, American leadership is no longer guaranteed.

Sep 18, 2020 Press Release

University Park, IL – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced an Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant totaling more than $578,000 for the Supply Chain Innovation Center and Business Incubator (SCICBI), an Illinois Innovation Network (IIN) hub on the campus of Governors State University.

Sep 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Friday, a bipartisan coalition, led by the co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, introduced the Protect Black Women and Girls Act of 2020 (H.R. 8196).



In the News

Sep 18, 2020 In The News

Rep. Robin Kelly (2nd), who represents East Hyde Park in Congress, is running to be the Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus, the sixth-highest-ranking position in the House majority.

Sep 17, 2020 In The News

The Pentagon-housed advisory panel on artificial intelligence urged Congress on Thursday to take “bold” action on improving the government’s technical workforce and senior leadership’s understanding of AI.

Sep 16, 2020 In The News

House lawmakers are calling for a national strategy on artificial intelligence to keep the U.S. from ceding power to other countries in the rapidly developing field.

Sep 16, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — The District's Third Annual National Maternal & Infant Health Summit kicks off with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Congressman Robin Kelly on Tuesday.

Sep 15, 2020 In The News

A bipartisan bill setting minimum security standards for Internet of Things devices connected to federal networks passed the House Monday. The bill now awaits a Senate floor vote before heading to the president’s desk.

Sep 12, 2020 In The News

The American Diabetes Association® (ADA), the nation’s leading organization for all people living with diabetes, announced its support today for the Ending Health Disparities during COVID-19 (EHDC) Act, introduced by Representative Robin Kelly (D-IL).

Sep 12, 2020 In The News

Six years after President Barack Obama declared it a National Monument, work officially began Labor Day Weekend on the Pullman Clock Tower. It joins a wave of projects that are part of a resurgence in the predominately Black neighborhood.

The project kicks off a massive effort to restore the historic site, which includes a portion that was gutted by fire in 1998.

Aug 27, 2020 In The News

Reps. Will Hurd, R-Texas and two-time Wash100 Award winner, and Robin Kelly, D-Ill., plan to introduce legislation focused on driving research into artificial intelligence and its impact on ethics, national security and the workforce, Federal News Network reported Wednesday.

Aug 27, 2020 In The News

Editor’s note: This story is one of a five-part series exploring the significance of the 19th Amendment to Illinois’ women leaders, during the week of its 100th birthday.

This week marks the 100th anniversary that the 19th Amendment — which gave citizens the right to vote, regardless of sex — was added to the Constitution.


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