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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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Apr 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Last night, Republicans on the House Rules Committee disallowed an amendment offered by Congresswoman Robin Kelly that would have required airlines offering discounted rates to NRA members to post that information on the front page of their website.

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Apr 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement after voting NO on the Republicans’ so-called “Balanced Budget” constitutional amendment, that’s nothing more than a veiled attack on Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and the Americans who paid into these systems:

Apr 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-2), Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-05), along with Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT), Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced the Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act.

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Apr 10, 2018 Press Release

Following Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before the U.S. Senate and in preparation for this testimony in front of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, the co-chairs of the newly formed Tech Accountability Caucus, Reps. Robin Kelly (IL-02), Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) and Emanuel Cleaver, II (MO-05) released this statement:

Apr 6, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced the winners of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for high school students during a reception at Crete Creative Art Gallery and School.

Apr 5, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement regarding newly announced Chinese tariffs against U.S. agricultural products and President Trump’s escalating trade war:

“President Trump’s misguided and ill-conceived trade war with China and other nations will have a massive and negative impact on Illinois farmers and rural communities.

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Mar 28, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Youth Job and Resource Expo for young men and women between the ages of 16 and 24 on Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Thornton Township High School, 15001 Broadway Ave., Harvey.

Mar 19, 2018 Press Release

Matteson, IL – Recently, the National Human Trafficking Hotline released new data showing that 193 cases of human trafficking were reported in Illinois via the Hotline in 2017. The BeFree Textline also released data showing 9 reported cases in Illinois.

Mar 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, joined her colleagues in a solidarity walk out with students across the country.

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Mar 12, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly hosted a Housing Expo Saturday at Prairie State College that provided resources for distressed homeowners and first-time homebuyers, and information on improving credit, appealing property taxes, and more. 

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Feb 11, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — Democratic women in Congress took President Trump to task Saturday for defending those accused of abuse, but not mentioning the victims who have endured violence.

Jan 17, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly invoked the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Jan 9, 2018 In The News

Prairie State College in Chicago Heights has been awarded a $938,447 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to create job training centers in welding and machining at various community locations throughout the South Suburbs, U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly announced Monday.

Jan 4, 2018 In The News

On December 21, 2017 the U.S. Senate passed Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s Connected Government Act (H.R. 2331). The bill now heads to the president’s desk for his signature.

“Quite simply, this bill will put nearly all government services in your pocket,” said Congresswoman Kelly. The legislation mandates that all updated and redesigned federal government websites be mobile-friendly.

Jan 2, 2018 In The News

A bill to optimize federal websites for mobile devices could soon become law.

The Connected Government Act passed the Senate on Thursday by unanimous consent, and now it heads to the president’s desk for possible enactment.

Dec 20, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — When it comes to federal tax policy — and what is equitable — the disconnect between congressional Republicans and Democrats is so vast it’s hard to see how it can it can be bridged, with the Illinois delegation fitting into this national picture.

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• No Democrats in the House and Senate support the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.”

Dec 19, 2017 In The News

Niya Kenny had never visited Capitol Hill until last week, yet the millennial found a welcoming space of sisterhood in which to share her story during a Congressional roundtable focused on Black women and girls.

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.

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