Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s bipartisan Orange Book Transparency Act (H.R. 1503). This legislation will increase access to lower cost generic drugs and bolster competition in the marketplace to drive down prescription drug costs by making technical changes to the Orange Book and listing process.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement responding to outgoing Mayor Emanuel’s statement on a third Chicago airport:
“With all due respect, the outgoing Mayor’s statement on a potential Third Airport shows a lack of imagination and understanding of the needs of our community.
In celebration of Mothers’ Day, Congresswoman Robin Kelly hosted a Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls event at the Matteson Holiday Inn honoring African American mothers and highlighting issues affecting their health and families.
Washington, DC - U.S. Representative Robin Kelly, along with Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan and 52 south suburban officials, sent a letter to Governor JB Pritzker requesting his support for the South Suburban Airport (SSA) and surrounding infrastructure.
Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives advanced Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s legislation to rename the Olympia Fields post office for Captain (USA, ret.) Robert L. Martin, a Tuskegee Airmen and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. The measure was co-sponsored by the entire Illinois delegation.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a member of the House Oversight Committee, released this statement following the release of the heavily redacted Mueller Report and the bizarre behavior of Attorney General Barr:
“The manner in which this critically important report was released is a slap in the face to the intelligence of the American people.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced the winners of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for high school students during a reception at the Christopher Art Gallery at Prairie State College.
Young job seekers from the City of Chicago, the South Suburbs and Kankakee County attended Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s 6th annual Youth Job Expo Saturday at Rich South High School in Richton Park.
To commemorate National School Library Month, Congresswoman Robin Kelly delivered 120 books to Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School’s library through the Library of Congress’ Surplus Book Program and personally congratulated teacher Catherine Ross-Cook on winning a 2019 Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Washington, DC – Yesterday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee advanced Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s Orange Book Transparency Act (H.R. 1503) to the full House of Representatives for consideration and action.
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It’s been a busy week for south suburban U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson, and among the most significant weeks of her six years in Congress.
On Tuesday night, Lori Lightfoot — the top vote-getter in Chicago’s mayoral primary — first thanked family, campaign staff and volunteers, then Kelly during her victory speech.
U.S. Reps. Bobby Rush (D-1st) and Robin Kelly (D-2nd) have been appointed to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce by the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.
The record-setting partial government shutdown that enters its 24th day today is having a damaging effect on the nation's cybersecurity, both now and in the future.
Keeping and recruiting tech talent is already a struggle for the federal government, and one lawmaker warns the shutdown will make the problem worse.
The House of Representatives acknowledged the victims of last weekend's Orlando massacre in predictable fashion on Monday: not with discussion of why a man once on an FBI terror watchlist was able to legally purchase the guns he used to kill at least 49 people, but with a time-honored ritual that has become so commonplace as to lose all meaning: the moment of silence.
The Action for Dental Health Act of 2018 has been described as a modest piece of legislation.
Illinois Congresswoman Robin Kelly recently held a press conference alongside several highly regarded doctors to demand congressional action when it comes to gun violence across the nation. The press conference was held in Washington D.C. and included comments from Dr. Niva Lubin-Johnson who is a physician at Mercy Hospital in Chicago.
A House lawmaker wants federal agencies to prioritize cybersecurity when buying internet-connected devices.
As the chorus of medical professionals weighing in on the gun debate grows louder, House Democrats are vowing to push gun legislation and funding for research with their new majority in the next Congress.
WASHINGTON -- A Johns Hopkins Hospital surgeon joined other doctors Thursday on Capitol Hill in recounting stories of the effects of gun violence, part of an effort to compel congressional action after a National Rifle Association assertion that doctors should “stay in their lane” on the topic.