Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly welcomed Taylor Ausley of Homewood-Flossmoor High School to the U.S. Capitol. Miss Ausley is the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for the Second Congressional District. She traveled to Washington D.C. with her father.
Black mothers are dying and it’s time to do something about it.
Every year, more than 700 American mothers lose their lives to pregnancy or birth-related complications. Some medical professionals estimate that at least half, if not more, of these deaths are entirely preventable.
Matteson, IL – La congresista Robin Kelly emitió las siguientes declaraciones sobre las acciones actuales de la administración del presidente Trump de separar a las familias en la frontera sur:
“Esta llamada ‘política’ del presidente Donald J. Trump es simplemente cruel e inmoral.
Washington, DC - U.S. Representative Robin Kelly, along with U.S. Representatives Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Congressmen Bobby Rush (IL-01) and Danny Davis (IL-03), sent a letter to Chicago Bears’ owner, Virginia Halas McCaskey and chairman, George McCaskey, expressing opposition to the NFL’s new anthem policy.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Robin Kelly (D-IL), U.S.
Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, addressed Congressional inaction on gun violence during the Congressional Black Caucus Special Order Hour.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a leading health advocate in the U.S. House of Representatives, released this statement of the President Trump’s dangerous ‘Domestic Gag Rule’ that threatens the healthcare of millions of Americans:
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Robin Kelly (IL-02), Yvette Clarke (NY-09), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) and Emanuel Cleaver II (MO-05), members of the House Tech Accountability Caucus and Congressional Black Caucus, released this statement regarding Amazon’s Board of Directors’ reversal on the ‘Rooney Rule’ for director-level openings:
Chicago, IL - Community Assistance Programs (CAPs) recognized Congresswoman Robin Kelly for her advocacy of workforce training programs aimed at persons aged 55 years and older. Congresswoman Kelly was honored along with Congressman Bobby Rush at a luncheon in Chicago.
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In a letter to Chicago Bears ownership, Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL) calls for Virginia McCaskey, principle owner of the franchise, to give more clarity on how the team plans to enforce the NFL’s new anthem policy. She is the first member of Congress to ask for transparency from a team regarding the new rules.
A new bill introduced in the United States House of Representatives is aimed at reducing infant and maternal mortality rates.
Representative Robin Kelly introduced legislation to the U.S. House of Representatives that would give women who are on Medicaid longer periods of coverage to battle outrageously high rates of maternal and infant mortality in the country.
The recent article entitled “We’re ‘bullseye’ in trade wars” details the real threat that Kankakee farmers are under from President Trump’s misguided and ill-conceived trade war.
A House bill introduced Wednesday would expand the amount of time that new moms could remain on Medicaid, in an effort to reduce the number of pregnancy or childbirth-related deaths.
When is it appropriate to take risks? How do you overcome barriers? And, as a leader, how do you find balance?
I learned shocking realities about young people who work in the sex trade Thursday when I attended a Congressional field inquiry on trafficking held by U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson.
CHICAGO – A group of young activists in Chicago met and rallied today calling for better lives and safer streets in the city.
Young activists and their adult mentors conferring about Chicago’s South and West Sides.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly called the meeting, saying these young leaders must demand anti-violence resources.
It was just a couple of weeks ago, U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly said, that a man approached her inside a store where she was shopping and thanked her for helping his son find a job.
The man’s son had attended the congresswoman’s Youth Job and Resource Expo held a year ago in Harvey, and had been able to find work through the event, Kelly said Tuesday.
In an area where corn and soybean fields were once planted, a massive Amazon Fulfillment Center situated on 84 acres along West Monee Manhattan Road is now king of the landscape.
With young people “shaming” adults to do more to prevent gun violence, U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, speaking at a Park Forest church, said “we need their help” to enact stricter laws.