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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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Apr 18, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a member of the House Oversight Committee, released this statement following the release of the heavily redacted Mueller Report and the bizarre behavior of Attorney General Barr:

“The manner in which this critically important report was released is a slap in the face to the intelligence of the American people.

Apr 17, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced the winners of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for high school students during a reception at the Christopher Art Gallery at Prairie State College.

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Apr 15, 2019 Press Release

Young job seekers from the City of Chicago, the South Suburbs and Kankakee County attended Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s 6th annual Youth Job Expo Saturday at Rich South High School in Richton Park.

Apr 8, 2019 Press Release

To commemorate National School Library Month, Congresswoman Robin Kelly delivered 120 books to Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School’s library through the Library of Congress’ Surplus Book Program and personally congratulated teacher Catherine Ross-Cook on winning a 2019 Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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Apr 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee advanced Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s Orange Book Transparency Act (H.R. 1503) to the full House of Representatives for consideration and action.

Mar 28, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced today that Aunt Martha’s Health and Wellness Center, based in Olympia Fields, was awarded two federal grants totaling $12.1 million and Harvey-based Family Christian Health Center was awarded $2.2 million in federal funding.

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Mar 27, 2019 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL02), Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) introduced the Mothers and Offspring Mortality and Morbidity Awareness (MOMMA’s) Act in the U.S. House and U.S. Senate.

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Mar 20, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced today that Kankakee residents, Chase LaRoche and Vaughn Studer, have been offered appointments to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Both LaRoche and Studer say they intend to accept their appointments.

Mar 13, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust and member of the Health subcommittee on Energy and Commerce, has introduced the Orange Book Transparency Act (H.R. 1503) to increase access to lower cost generic drugs and bolster competition within the generic drug marketplace to help reduce drug costs.

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Mar 13, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Youth Job Expo for young men and women between the ages of 16 and 23 on Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, in the Media Center of Rich South High School, 5000 Sauk Trail, Richton Park.

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Apr 4, 2019 In The News

The chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus’ health task force on Tuesday floated a bill calling for the country’s top medical officer to tackle the issue of gun violence.

“Gun violence kills 100 Americans each day in America,” Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) said at a news conference on Capitol Hill.

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Apr 1, 2019 In The News

Federal grants totaling $12.1 million will allow Aunt Martha’s Health and Wellness Center to continue operations of health care clinics, according to U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson, and Aunt Martha’s.

Her office also announced that Harvey-based Family Christian Health Center has been awarded $2.2 million in federal funding.

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Mar 29, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) and U.S. Reps. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) and Robin Kelly (D-Matteson) filed a bill to address threats from white supremacist and far right organizations on Thursday.

Mar 27, 2019 In The News

On March 19, Congresswoman Robin Kelly took some time out of her busy schedule to visit AP and Honors Junior students at Hillcrest High School in Country Club Hills. Congresswoman Kelly kicked things off by introducing herself and telling students about her background, what issues she is passionate about, and her general roles and responsibilities.

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Mar 13, 2019 In The News

Several years after the city cracked down on Southeast Side facilities for releasing black clouds of lung-damaging petroleum coke into surrounding neighborhoods, a new federal bill aims to set in motion the first comprehensive study on the health and environmental impacts of the pollutant.

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Mar 12, 2019 In The News

Connected devices are notorious for their shoddy security and Congress is hoping to fix that.

Members of the US Senate and House of Representatives introduced the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act on Monday, hoping to bring legislative action to the emerging technology.

Mar 8, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Robin Kelly personally delivered 150 books last week to Sandridge Elementary School in Lynwood as part of the Library of Congress’ Surplus Book Program.

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Mar 6, 2019 In The News

A member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen who lived in Olympia Fields would have the post office in that suburb named in his honor under legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson.

Mar 6, 2019 In The News

House Democrats say their increasingly visible alliance with politically active physicians helped them pass legislation mandating federal background checks on all gun sales. But they so far haven’t broken through the wall of opposition in the GOP-majority Senate.

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Mar 1, 2019 In The News

It’s been a busy week for south suburban U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson, and among the most significant weeks of her six years in Congress.

On Tuesday night, Lori Lightfoot — the top vote-getter in Chicago’s mayoral primary — first thanked family, campaign staff and volunteers, then Kelly during her victory speech.

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