Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly welcomed Taylor Ausley of Homewood-Flossmoor High School to the U.S. Capitol. Miss Ausley is the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for the Second Congressional District. She traveled to Washington D.C. with her father.
Black mothers are dying and it’s time to do something about it.
Every year, more than 700 American mothers lose their lives to pregnancy or birth-related complications. Some medical professionals estimate that at least half, if not more, of these deaths are entirely preventable.
Matteson, IL – La congresista Robin Kelly emitió las siguientes declaraciones sobre las acciones actuales de la administración del presidente Trump de separar a las familias en la frontera sur:
“Esta llamada ‘política’ del presidente Donald J. Trump es simplemente cruel e inmoral.
Washington, DC - U.S. Representative Robin Kelly, along with U.S. Representatives Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Congressmen Bobby Rush (IL-01) and Danny Davis (IL-03), sent a letter to Chicago Bears’ owner, Virginia Halas McCaskey and chairman, George McCaskey, expressing opposition to the NFL’s new anthem policy.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Robin Kelly (D-IL), U.S.
Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, addressed Congressional inaction on gun violence during the Congressional Black Caucus Special Order Hour.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a leading health advocate in the U.S. House of Representatives, released this statement of the President Trump’s dangerous ‘Domestic Gag Rule’ that threatens the healthcare of millions of Americans:
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Robin Kelly (IL-02), Yvette Clarke (NY-09), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) and Emanuel Cleaver II (MO-05), members of the House Tech Accountability Caucus and Congressional Black Caucus, released this statement regarding Amazon’s Board of Directors’ reversal on the ‘Rooney Rule’ for director-level openings:
Chicago, IL - Community Assistance Programs (CAPs) recognized Congresswoman Robin Kelly for her advocacy of workforce training programs aimed at persons aged 55 years and older. Congresswoman Kelly was honored along with Congressman Bobby Rush at a luncheon in Chicago.
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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.
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.
• No Democrats in the House and Senate support the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Open enrollment for Affordable Care Act plans is set to start Nov. 1, but some are worried about challenges that might prevent consumers from signing up.
U.S. Representative Robin Kelly (IL-2) continues her mission to strengthen the U.S. economy by strengthening working families and encouraging job growth. In a recent visit to the Chicago Crusader, the congresswoman reiterated her call for jobs and district-wide economic investment opportunities that will not only put people to work but help them build lifelong careers.
When the chief White House spokeswoman again brought up Chicago having a high level of violence despite its having the “strictest gun laws in the country,” U.S. Rep.
WASHINGTON — Members of the Congressional Black Caucus pressured Facebook this week to seriously examine how the site allowed Russian operatives to use advertising to target Black Lives Matter and sow racial divisions ahead of last year’s election.