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Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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Oct 29, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, released this statement concerning the shooting at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA:

“My heart is with the families and congregation of Tree of Life Synagogue and the Pittsburgh community.
 

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Oct 22, 2018 Press Release

More than 300 job-seekers, including a notable percentage of mature workers, attended a Hiring Event hosted by Congresswoman Robin Kelly at the Lan-Oak Park District on Friday.

The annual event, in its 6th year, featured more than 50 companies and agencies with active job openings, including FedEx Ground, Nucor Steel, UPS, ComEd, Uber, Advocate Health Care and Catholic Charities.

Oct 12, 2018 Press Release

Matteson, IL – Today, the U.S. Senate passed the Action for Dental Health Act, introduced by Congresswoman Robin Kelly.

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Oct 11, 2018 Editorial

Letter to the editor

President Donald Trump’s recent column attacking "Medicare for All" is laughable and riddled with "alternative facts."

Here are the real facts: Since taking office, Trump has done everything in his power to strip health care from millions of hardworking American families and seniors.

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Oct 9, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly today announced the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation has been awarded a $60,700 federal grant to plan an applied research center for testing new technologies that will improve freight movements by creating “smart roads” throughout the south suburban region.

Oct 4, 2018 Press Release

Matteson, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, ranking member of the IT subcommittee and member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, released this statement concerning the revelation of Russian GRU’s hacking attempt against the Organizations for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), part of a trend of Russian cyberattacks against intergovernmental organizations and national institutions:

Oct 1, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host her 6th Annual Hiring Event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on Friday, October 19, 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 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s IT subcommittee released new findings and recommendations regarding artificial intelligence (AI). The bipartisan report is the product of three Congressional hearings on the topic and was released by Chairman Will Hurd (R-TX) and Ranking Member Robin Kelly (D-IL).

Sep 21, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced today that the Manteno Fire Protection District was awarded a $1.42 million federal grant which will benefit 17 fire protection districts throughout Kankakee County.

Sep 20, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly personally delivered 200 books this week to Bloom Trail High School in Chicago Heights and Prairie-Hills Junior High School in Markham as part of the Library of Congress’ Surplus Book Program.

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Nov 9, 2018 In The News

When Democrats take control of the House of Representatives in January, expect a continuation of the current federal cybersecurity agenda on Capitol Hill with slight modifications.

Oct 29, 2018 In The News

More than 300 job-seekers, including a notable percentage of mature workers, attended a Hiring Event hosted by Congresswoman Robin Kelly at the Lan-Oak Park District on Friday. 

 

Oct 26, 2018 In The News

More than half a million Chicago-area homeowners will lose at least part of their federal deduction for state and local taxes under terms of the tax law pushed through by President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans.

Oct 16, 2018 In The News

Congresswoman Robin Kelly recently announced the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation has been awarded a $60,700 federal grant to plan an applied research center for testing new technologies that will improve freight movements by creating “smart roads” throughout the south suburban region.

Oct 4, 2018 In The News

The Department of Justice (DoJ) today announced that a grand jury has indicted seven officers, all Russian nationals and residents, in the Russian Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU), a military intelligence agency of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

Oct 2, 2018 In The News

Charles Johnson never imagined he might lose his wife, Kira, during the birth of their second child.

This was a woman who was in good shape, he said. She ran marathons. And she was going to a well-respected hospital for a routine, scheduled C-section.

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Oct 1, 2018 In The News

African American women were vocal, active participants during Thursday’s Senate hearing on Capitol Hill, as Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified about her accusations of sexual assault and he offered a counter defense.

Sep 28, 2018 In The News

Congresswoman Robin Kelly has dedicated her career to public service as an advocate for Illinois families.  Since being elected to serve the 2nd Congressional District in 2013, she has worked to expand economic opportunity, community wellness, and public safety across the state, championing numerous initiatives to generate job growth, reduce health disparities, and end gun violence.

Sep 26, 2018 In The News

House IT Subcommittee Chair Will Hurd, R-Texas, and Ranking Member Robin Kelly, D-Ill., today introduced legislation to reauthorize, rename, codify, and elevate the role of the Federal CIO, a position initially created as part of the E-Government Act of 2002.

Sep 19, 2018 In The News

Telling some students at Bloom Trail High School she “never thought” she would enter politics, Rep.

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