Matteson, IL – School superintendents, school board presidents and college presidents from the 2nd Congressional District participated in a series of education forums hosted by Congresswoman Robin Kelly with guest speaker, Congressman Bobby Scott (VA-03), Ranking Member of the House Education and Workforce Committee.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced today that the Homewood Fire Department was awarded a $58,210 federal grant that will go toward fire station safety improvements and officer training.
Chicago, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly will participate in the Kelly Klassic, a newly-formed basketball tournament, hosted in Chicago’s South Side. The tournament is designed to foster improved community-police relations and address the gun violence epidemic.
Matteson, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement following Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders lying to the press and American people about President Donald J. Trump’s track record of creating jobs in the African American community:
Chicago, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, released this statement following President Trump’s decision to exclude Chicago’s and Illinois’ elected officials from his “discussion” of Chicago, which will be hosted in New Jersey – 768 miles away:
[CHICAGO, IL] — U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and U.S.
Chicago, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force and author of the Kelly Report on Gun Violence in America, released this statement following a weekend of gun violence that claimed the lives of 11 Chicagoland residents and injured 63 others:
One thing is clear from USA TODAY’s investigation “Deadly deliveries”: We need enforceable care protocols.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement on the passing of former Congressman and Oakland Mayor, the Honorable Ron V. Dellums:
“Throughout his life, Mayor Dellums stood on the right side of history, no matter the headwinds, risks or snickers from detractors.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, co-chair of the Democratic Budget Group, released the Kelly Report on the New American Dream.
According to Congresswoman Kelly, this report asks one central question: “is the American Dream still achievable?”
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When I was a child, my parents talked to me about the importance of paying bills on time, maintaining good credit. And saving.
There are no gun shops in Chicago, but the city is inundated with firearms.
Summertime is often a chance to relax and take a day off, but in the small Illinois town of Kankakee, local businesses are charging ahead at full speed thanks in part to the power of the internet.
United States Representative Robin Kelly recently invited Taylor Ausley, a local high school student who won the Congressional Art Competition in Illinois’s second district, to come to Washington D.C. and see her winning artwork at the U.S. Capital where it will hang for the next year.
Olivia Shorter, of Matteson, walked the halls of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., and entered the offices of several members of Congress for one-on-one meetings.
Shorter, 7, was there to urge lawmakers to help children, like her, who have sickle cell disease.
At a time when everyone should be working to protect the integrity of our electoral system, Illinois may be an unwitting partner in throwing valid voters off the rolls.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly on Monday, July 11, hosted a congressional delegation to Chicago that met with local leaders to address police accountability and aggression towards local law enforcement.
In 2008, South Shore resident Cheryl King found a lump in her right breast.
When she told a health professional at a South Side facility, he dismissed it, saying many African-Americans have lumps in their breasts. In the three months it took to get appointments and tests with other professionals to verify it was cancer, it had grown into a stage 2 tumor.
A new bill has been introduced to Congress by Representative Robin Kelly, D-Illinois to help reverse America’s rising maternal mortality rate. Congresswoman Kelly presented the initiative in early May 2018 to help hundreds of women who die each year as a result of pregnancy.
The new initiative is called the Mothers and Offspring Mortality & Morbidity Awareness (MOMMA) Act.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly from Illinois second district recently hosted a panel discussion with Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) to discuss the communities in Chicago’s South Suburbs, and across the country, who are facing significant financial stress and who are looking for a way the federal government can help.