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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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Feb 2, 2017 Press Release

Matteson, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement concerning flyers promoting the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) that were distributed in Park Forest, Manteno and other communities in Illinois’s 2nd Congressional district:

“The offensive KKK flyers found in our community do not represent our values and are not welcome.

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Friday evening, President Donald Trump issued an unconstitutional executive order banning individuals from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States of America.

Within hours, a federal judge issued a stay against the Executive Order.

Jan 28, 2017 Press Release

Matteson, IL - Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement regarding news that a federal judge ordered the government not to deport immigrants currently held at airports based on President Trump’s Executive Order barring individuals from certain Muslim-majority countries:

Jan 27, 2017 Press Release

Chicago, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement:

“In recent days, President Donald Trump has repeatedly threatened to ‘send in the Feds’ to address the ongoing violence in Chicago. These tweets and comments show a complete ignorance to reality. First, ‘sending in the Feds’ violates the U.S. Constitution and second, ‘the Feds’ are already in Chicago.

Jan 16, 2017 Press Release

Matteson, IL - Congresswoman Robin Kelly attended a celebration at Christ Community Church in South Holland. Today, she spoke at a South Suburban College event. She released this statement marking Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day:

"Today, our nation pauses to remember the life and legacy of Dr. King.

Jan 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Congresswoman Robin Kelly today released this statement concerning the Department of Justice’s report on the Chicago Police Department:

“Today’s report is deeply concerning. It is clear that more reforms are needed and needed immediately.

Jan 10, 2017 Press Release

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.

Jan 6, 2017 Press Release

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.

Dec 12, 2016 Press Release

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

Nov 11, 2016 Press Release

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.   

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Jun 18, 2014 In The News
Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL) on Gun Violence in Chicago
May 2, 2014 In The News
Action for Dental Health bill introduced in 113th Congress

Mar 28, 2014 In The News
Should we throw the long-term unemployed a life raft or an anchor?

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.

Nov 5, 2013 In The News
Chicago needs a 21st-century airport (that's not in Chicago)

A world-class city needs a world-class cargo airport. But when it comes to air cargo, Chicago remains the Second City.

Oct 18, 2013 In The News
Illiana Expressway gets backing from key regional planning group
Oct 17, 2013 In The News
Chicago Tribune: Perspective: Full steam ahead with the Illiana Expressway

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.

Oct 16, 2013 In The News

Chicago Defender: Congresswoman Robin Kelly: Public Servant

Sep 6, 2013 In The News
Kelly hosts first of three informational forums on Affordable Care Act

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.

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Jul 25, 2013 In The News
MSNBC: Gun violence in Chicago: Black leaders convene ‘emergency summit’
Jul 9, 2013 In The News
Rep. Robin Kelly Calls For Stricter Gun Control In Wake Of Violent Weekend

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