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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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Dec 8, 2017 Press Release

Matteson, IL – This week, Congresswoman Robin Kelly was awarded the prestigious Abraham Lincoln Award by the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence (ICHV.)

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Dec 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL-02), vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, and Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA-02), chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, introduced the Gun Violence Research Act. The legislation would:

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Dec 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement concerning her vote opposing the tabling of H. Res. 646, a privileged resolution to impeach President Donald Trump:

“My vote today was a vote for government transparency and decency.

Dec 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, released this statement on the passage of so-called “Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (H.R. 38):”

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Dec 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released this statement marking World AIDS Day:

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Nov 29, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly visited Edgar Allan Poe Classical Elementary School to congratulate students, faculty, parents and staff on earning a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School award.

Nov 21, 2017 Press Release

Matteson, IL – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced that three communities in the 2nd Congressional district will receive $3.75 million in federal community-orientated policing (COPS) hiring grants. These resources will support thirty officers on our communities.

Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Kelly released this statement following passage of the GOP’s tax scam bill:

Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congresswoman Kelly took to Twitter to share the concerns on her constituents about the GOP’s so-called ‘tax reform’ plan.

Nov 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed the Connected Government Act (H.R. 2331), authored by Congresswoman Robin Kelly. This bipartisan bill would ensure that all government websites are mobile-friendly.

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Nov 15, 2017 In The News

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.

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Nov 1, 2017 In The News

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.

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Oct 26, 2017 In The News

The authors of draft legislation to impose security standards on Internet of Things devices purchased by the federal government are in listening mode for now, a senior Democratic congresswoman said Thursday.

Oct 24, 2017 In The News

Open enrollment for Affordable Care Act plans is set to start Nov. 1, but some are worried about challenges that might prevent consumers from signing up.

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Oct 20, 2017 In The News

U.S. Representative Robin Kelly (IL-2) continues her mission to strengthen the U.S. economy by strengthening working families and encouraging job growth. In a recent visit to the Chicago Crusader, the congresswoman reiterated her call for jobs and district-wide economic investment opportunities that will not only put people to work but help them build lifelong careers.

Oct 3, 2017 In The News

When the chief White House spokeswoman again brought up Chicago having a high level of violence despite its having the “strictest gun laws in the country,” U.S. Rep.

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Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — Members of the Congressional Black Caucus pressured Facebook this week to seriously examine how the site allowed Russian operatives to use advertising to target Black Lives Matter and sow racial divisions ahead of last year’s election.

Sep 15, 2017 In The News

The two Illinois representatives in the U.S. House seem far apart in several ways. Mike Bost, a Republican from Murphysboro, represents a district at the southern end of the state. Robin Kelly is a northern Illinois Democrat whose district includes part of Chicago’s south side as well as farms in Kankakee County.  

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Jul 31, 2017 In The News

Amid a climate of highly partisan politics, a piece of bipartisan legislation has surfaced in Washington, and it should receive uniform support.

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Jul 31, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly's diverse district boasts some of the world's richest farmland, as well as Chicago neighborhoods and south suburbs where access to foods such as fresh fruits and vegetables is limited.

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