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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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Feb 22, 2019 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Robin Kelly (D-IL-02) are requesting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) take immediate action to stop a company on the Southeast Side of Chicago from releasing unsafe levels of a known neurotoxin into the air in violation of the Clean Air Act.

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Feb 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement on President Trump’s plan to issue an unconstitutional “Emergency Declaration:”

Feb 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, released this statement following the passage of Bipartisan Background Check Act (H.R. 8) and H.R. 1112, which would close the Charleston Loophole, by the House Judiciary Committee:

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Feb 8, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, introduced three bills to bring commonsense to federal gun policy.

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Feb 5, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement following President Trump’s State of the Union Address:

“Tonight, the President had an opportunity to lay out an agenda for all Americans. While many elements of his speech are deeply disturbing, I hope that we can find ways to work with the White House and Senate to deliver real results for the American people.

Feb 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly will welcome Second District constituent, Diane Latiker of Roseland, to Capitol Hill. On Tuesday, she will attend the State of the Union as the Congresswoman’s guest and on Wednesday, she will testify during the House Judiciary Committee Hearing: “Preventing Gun Violence: A Call to Action.”

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Feb 4, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, co-chair of the House Tech Accountability Caucus and Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, released this statement applauding the appointment of Rosalind “Roz” Brewer - the first African American, person of color and African American woman - to Amazon’s Board of Directors:

Jan 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust and Member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform (COR), released this statement on the COR’s first full committee hearing on the high cost of prescription drugs:

Jan 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Last night, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that Congresswoman Robin Kelly had been appointed to the Oversight and Reform Committee. Congresswoman Kelly’s appointment came after receiving a waiver from Speaker Pelosi, as Kelly also sits on the exclusive Energy and Commerce committee.

Jan 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly was appointed to three critical subcommittees of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Congresswoman Kelly was appointed to the subcommittees on health, energy and consumer protection and commerce.

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Dec 10, 2018 In The News

The Action for Dental Health Act of 2018 has been described as a modest piece of legislation.

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Dec 7, 2018 In The News

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.

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Dec 7, 2018 In The News

A House lawmaker wants federal agencies to prioritize cybersecurity when buying internet-connected devices.

Dec 4, 2018 In The News

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.

Nov 30, 2018 In The News

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.

Nov 30, 2018 In The News

Washington — The Action for Dental Health Act, legislation aimed at improving oral health and access to oral health care, passed Congress Nov. 28.

The bill will next head to President Donald J. Trump's desk, where it is expected to be signed into law.

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Nov 9, 2018 In The News

When Democrats take control of the House of Representatives in January, expect a continuation of the current federal cybersecurity agenda on Capitol Hill with slight modifications.

Oct 29, 2018 In The News

More than 300 job-seekers, including a notable percentage of mature workers, attended a Hiring Event hosted by Congresswoman Robin Kelly at the Lan-Oak Park District on Friday. 

 

Oct 26, 2018 In The News

More than half a million Chicago-area homeowners will lose at least part of their federal deduction for state and local taxes under terms of the tax law pushed through by President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans.

Oct 16, 2018 In The News

Congresswoman Robin Kelly recently announced the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation has been awarded a $60,700 federal grant to plan an applied research center for testing new technologies that will improve freight movements by creating “smart roads” throughout the south suburban region.

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