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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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Oct 17, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host her 5th Annual Hiring Event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on Friday, October 27, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the gymnasium of South Suburban College, 15800 State St., South Holland. More than 70 employers with active job openings will be in attendance.

Oct 17, 2017 Press Release

Matteson, IL - Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly donated 137 books to two south suburban elementary schools from the Library of Congress Surplus Book Program.

“Kids love to read. We need to do our part to make it easy for them to pick up a book and learn,” said Congresswoman Robin Kelly.

Oct 12, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released this statement on the Executive Order to undermine healthcare for millions of Illinois families:

"Today's Executive Order is just the latest effort to undermine healthcare for millions of Illinoisans and sabotage market place stability, which will raise costs on American families.

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Oct 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly joined House Democrats to demand action to save American lives from gun violence.

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Oct 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, released this statement following House passage of Protecting Girls Access to Education Act (H.R. 2408):

Oct 2, 2017 Press Release

Matteson, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, released this statement:

“Once again, American families awoke to the horrific news of yet another mass shooting that’s claimed the lives of more than 50 people enjoying a country concert.

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Sep 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, ranking member of the IT subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, joined the Democratic Caucus’ push to ensure that every American home has Internet access.

Sep 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the nonpartisan, independent organization that advises Congress on the costs and benefits of proposed legislation, released a zero score for the Connected Government Act.

Sep 22, 2017 Editorial

The Sept. 19 editorialA preventable disaster” was correct; every American child shot is a “preventable disaster.” But instead of acting, Congress is going in the wrong direction.

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Sep 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, took to Twitter to raise awareness about the premium increases and coverage losses families with pre-existing conditions would experience under the callous Graham-Cassidy healthcare plan.

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Jul 7, 2016 In The News
Roll Call: House Democrats Stage Chamber Floor Sit-In For Gun Vote
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
Homewood Flossmoore: Rep. Kelly joins fellow Democrats in sit-in in U.S. House
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
Politico Morning Cyber Security: HEARINGS THIS WEEK

House committees will scrutinize the federal government’s offensive and defensive cyber capabilities in separate hearings this week. A House Oversight subcommittee will hold a field hearing in Chicago today to solicit opinions on cybersecurity information sharing and more from the private sector.

Jul 7, 2016 In The News
CBS Chicago: Lawmakers To Discuss Cybersecurity Threats At Chicago Hearing June 20, 2016 10:17 AM
Jul 6, 2016 In The News
Huffington Post: Keep Guns Out Of Dangerous Hands In Orlando, In Chicago, In Every Community
Jun 16, 2016 In The News
The Washington Post: Paul Ryan held a moment of silence. Then some House Democrats held a protest
Jun 8, 2016 In The News
Chicago Sun-Times: Frustration fuels Rep. Kelly’s tears over gun violence

The tears came suddenly Tuesday in the middle of U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly’s speech, catching both her and her audience by surprise.

Jun 6, 2016 In The News
Daily-Journal: Kankakee River gets national designation
May 25, 2016 In The News
Federal Times: Second FITARA scorecard: Only one failing grade
May 25, 2016 In The News
Examiner: Congresswoman Robin Kelly featured in 2016 State of Black America Report

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