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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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Dec 14, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, released this statement concerning the CDC report that gun violence deaths in 2017 climbed to the highest recorded rate in history:

“Thirty-nine thousand seven hundred and seventy-three American lives were taken by gun violence in 2017.

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Dec 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and U.S.

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Dec 10, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - This week, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, ranking member of the IT subcommittee, will introduce legislation to address cyber vulnerabilities created by the adoption of Internet-connected devices, commonly called ‘IoT’ or the ‘Internet of Things.’

Nov 30, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congresswoman Robin Kelly was unanimously elected as the Region IV representative to the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.

Nov 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Last night, the U.S. House passed the bipartisan Action for Dental Health Act.

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Nov 28, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released this statement following the introduction of the Health Equity and Accountability Act in the U.S. Senate:

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Nov 27, 2018 Press Release

Within hours of the National Rifle Association (NRA) attacking medical providers, who called for expanded public health research and action to prevent gun violence, America’s doctors responded across social media using the hashtag

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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Dec 10, 2018 In The News

The Action for Dental Health Act of 2018 has been described as a modest piece of legislation.

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Dec 7, 2018 In The News

Illinois Congresswoman Robin Kelly recently held a press conference alongside several highly regarded doctors to demand congressional action when it comes to gun violence across the nation. The press conference was held in Washington D.C. and included comments from Dr. Niva Lubin-Johnson who is a physician at Mercy Hospital in Chicago.

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Dec 7, 2018 In The News

A House lawmaker wants federal agencies to prioritize cybersecurity when buying internet-connected devices.

Dec 4, 2018 In The News

As the chorus of medical professionals  weighing in on the gun debate grows louder, House Democrats are vowing to push gun legislation and funding for research with their new majority in the next Congress.

Nov 30, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON -- A Johns Hopkins Hospital surgeon joined other doctors Thursday on Capitol Hill in recounting stories of the effects of gun violence, part of an effort to compel congressional action after a National Rifle Association assertion that doctors should “stay in their lane” on the topic.

Nov 30, 2018 In The News

Washington — The Action for Dental Health Act, legislation aimed at improving oral health and access to oral health care, passed Congress Nov. 28.

The bill will next head to President Donald J. Trump's desk, where it is expected to be signed into law.

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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.

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