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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois



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Sep 28, 2017 Press Release

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.

Sep 26, 2017 Press Release

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.

Sep 22, 2017 Editorial

The Sept. 19 editorialA preventable disaster” was correct; every American child shot is a “preventable disaster.” But instead of acting, Congress is going in the wrong direction.

Sep 19, 2017 Press Release

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.

Sep 18, 2017 Press Release

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.

Sep 18, 2017 Press Release

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.

Sep 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly again took to the House floor demanding a vote on bipartisan gun safety legislation to save American lives.

Sep 11, 2017 Editorial

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.

Sep 11, 2017 Press Release

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.

Aug 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a member of the House Emerging Threats Subcommittee, led a letter, signed by 40 of her colleagues, requesting clarification on the focus and operational capacity of the Department of Justice’s Countering Violence Extremism (CVE) program.


In the News

Jul 7, 2016 In The News

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.

Jul 7, 2016 In The News
Roll Call: House Democrats Stage Chamber Floor Sit-In For Gun Vote
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
Homewood Flossmoore: Rep. Kelly joins fellow Democrats in sit-in in U.S. House
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
Politico Morning Cyber Security: HEARINGS THIS WEEK

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.

Jul 7, 2016 In The News
CBS Chicago: Lawmakers To Discuss Cybersecurity Threats At Chicago Hearing June 20, 2016 10:17 AM
Jul 6, 2016 In The News
Huffington Post: Keep Guns Out Of Dangerous Hands In Orlando, In Chicago, In Every Community
Jun 16, 2016 In The News
The Washington Post: Paul Ryan held a moment of silence. Then some House Democrats held a protest
Jun 8, 2016 In The News
Chicago Sun-Times: Frustration fuels Rep. Kelly’s tears over gun violence

The tears came suddenly Tuesday in the middle of U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly’s speech, catching both her and her audience by surprise.

Jun 6, 2016 In The News
Daily-Journal: Kankakee River gets national designation
May 25, 2016 In The News
Federal Times: Second FITARA scorecard: Only one failing grade


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