Matteson, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, released this statement:
“Once again, American families awoke to the horrific news of yet another mass shooting that’s claimed the lives of more than 50 people enjoying a country concert.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, ranking member of the IT subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, joined the Democratic Caucus’ push to ensure that every American home has Internet access.
Washington, DC – Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the nonpartisan, independent organization that advises Congress on the costs and benefits of proposed legislation, released a zero score for the Connected Government Act.
The Sept. 19 editorial “A preventable disaster” was correct; every American child shot is a “preventable disaster.” But instead of acting, Congress is going in the wrong direction.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, took to Twitter to raise awareness about the premium increases and coverage losses families with pre-existing conditions would experience under the callous Graham-Cassidy healthcare plan.
Matteson, IL - Congresswoman Kelly released this statement concerning President Trump's reckless decision to gut the DOJ's COPS program:
"This decision directly endangers our communities and public safety by starving our law enforcement of vital resources and information.
Washington, DC – Last week, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee (OGR) passed Congresswoman Kelly’s Connected Government Act (HR 2331). The bill will now move to the House floor for a vote.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly again took to the House floor demanding a vote on bipartisan gun safety legislation to save American lives.
The recent article titled “Gunrunner bought guns in Arkansas to sell to Chicago gangs” shows, yet again, that guns from outside Illinois are spilling blood in our streets.
This time, the trafficker was Klint Kelley buying guns in Arkansas. In March, it was Willies Biles buying guns in Indiana, and the list goes on and on.
Washington, DC – Last week, Congresswoman Robin Kelly offered an amendment to the so-called “Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act” to reprogram $3 million for summer food assistance to families receiving SNAP benefits.
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Robin Kelly, D-Ill., a driving force behind the Democrats’ dramatic congressional sit-in calling for a gun control vote, said she and her Illinois colleagues are stepping up the momentum this week. ‘We’re not going to let this die,’ Kelly told POLITICO Illinois Sunday.
House committees will scrutinize the federal government’s offensive and defensive cyber capabilities in separate hearings this week. A House Oversight subcommittee will hold a field hearing in Chicago today to solicit opinions on cybersecurity information sharing and more from the private sector.