Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement concerning Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and his confirmation hearing to serve as our nation’s top civil rights protection officer:
“Like millions of Americans, I was deeply troubled by the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions to serve as our nation’s next Attorney General.
Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement concerning the hate crime livestreamed on Facebook:
"This kidnapping and assault is nothing short of cowardly and heinous.
As our nation continues to struggle with issues of racial tension, we must seek community over division, cooperation over animosity.
Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, Ranking Member of the Oversight Committee’s subcommittee on Information Technology (IT) Security, sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Oversight Committee chairman, Congressman Jason Chaffetz calling for a full and thorough investigation
U.S. Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL), released the following statement today upon Facebook Inc.’s announcement that they will update their “ethnic affinity” marketing feature to prohibit discriminatory use of the feature.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) and Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and Congressional Black Caucus today voiced their objections to Facebook’s “Ethnic Affinity” advertising option that allows housing advertisers to exclude certain ethnic groups in marketing and promotion, in a letter to company CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host her 4th Annual Hiring Event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on Friday, October 14, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the gymnasium of South Suburban College, 15800 State St., South Holland. Last year, more than 85 employers with active job openings met more than 400 job seekers.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly issued the following statement today in response to the passing of Former Israeli President Shimon Peres.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced today that eight fire departments in the South Suburbs and Kankakee County have received a total of more than $2.6 million in federal grants that will fund additional hiring, vehicle acquisition and emergency equipment.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Veterans Housing Symposium on Saturday, September 24, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Vodak-East Side Public Library, 3710 E. 106th St., Chicago. Speakers from the U.S.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly, along with fellow members of the bipartisan Policing Strategies Working Group, met today with local community leaders and law enforcement in Detroit to discuss police accountability, aggression towards law enforcement and public safety concerns related to policing issues.
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By Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly
In December, Congress allowed federal emergency unemployment insurance to expire. Since then, more than 2 million unemployed Americans have been left in the lurch.
A world-class city needs a world-class cargo airport. But when it comes to air cargo, Chicago remains the Second City.
The recent decision by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning to reject the Illiana Expressway project — a decision rooted in regional bias rather than sound strategic planning — belies the realities of the future transportation needs of the Chicagoland area.
Chicago Defender: Congresswoman Robin Kelly: Public Servant
U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly provided constituents with valuable information on the Affordable Care Act during a recent Town Hall meeting at the Mary Magdalene M.B. Church in Chicago.
Experts explained the new federal health care law and how it benefits individuals and families. Participants also learned about the Illinois Marketplace and what the ACA means for small businesses.