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Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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Nov 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Last night, the U.S. House passed the bipartisan Action for Dental Health Act.

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Nov 28, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released this statement following the introduction of the Health Equity and Accountability Act in the U.S. Senate:

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Nov 27, 2018 Press Release

Within hours of the National Rifle Association (NRA) attacking medical providers, who called for expanded public health research and action to prevent gun violence, America’s doctors responded across social media using the hashtag

Oct 29, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, released this statement concerning the shooting at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA:

“My heart is with the families and congregation of Tree of Life Synagogue and the Pittsburgh community.
 

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Oct 22, 2018 Press Release

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.

The annual event, in its 6th year, featured more than 50 companies and agencies with active job openings, including FedEx Ground, Nucor Steel, UPS, ComEd, Uber, Advocate Health Care and Catholic Charities.

Oct 12, 2018 Press Release

Matteson, IL – Today, the U.S. Senate passed the Action for Dental Health Act, introduced by Congresswoman Robin Kelly.

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Oct 11, 2018 Editorial

Letter to the editor

President Donald Trump’s recent column attacking "Medicare for All" is laughable and riddled with "alternative facts."

Here are the real facts: Since taking office, Trump has done everything in his power to strip health care from millions of hardworking American families and seniors.

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Oct 9, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly today 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.

Oct 4, 2018 Press Release

Matteson, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, ranking member of the IT subcommittee and member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, released this statement concerning the revelation of Russian GRU’s hacking attempt against the Organizations for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), part of a trend of Russian cyberattacks against intergovernmental organizations and national institutions:

Oct 1, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host her 6th Annual Hiring Event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on Friday, October 19, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Lan-Oak Park District, 2550 178th St., Lansing. More than 50 employers with active job openings will be in attendance.

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Sep 12, 2018 In The News

Olivia Shorter was diagnosed with sickle cell disease when she was just seven days old and is continuing her fight as she looks forward to her eighth birthday on Sept. 20.

Just as she did to celebrate her 7th birthday, Olivia will host another sickle cell party blood drive for kids like herself and in recognition that September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month.

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Sep 7, 2018 In The News

Congresswoman Robin Kelly recently released her Kelly Report on the New American Dream. The report details how the once very attainable American Dream has evolved and how strategic investments in people, workers, education, manufacturing, and technology will create jobs and foster opportunities that could potentially empower families to redefine the American Dream.

Sep 4, 2018 In The News

With most of this year’s crop sold and input costs covered, Steve Warrick said next year will be critical for his Will County farm.

“Nobody has a handle on next year – from bankers to fertilizer companies,” he said.

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Sep 4, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL-2) joined representatives from various segments of the rail industry on Aug. 29 to discuss policy and tour the Middle River Marine facility in Chicago.

Aug 29, 2018 In The News

When I was a child, my parents talked to me about the importance of paying bills on time, maintaining good credit. And saving.

Aug 14, 2018 In The News

There are no gun shops in Chicago, but the city is inundated with firearms.

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Aug 1, 2018 In The News

Summertime is often a chance to relax and take a day off, but in the small Illinois town of Kankakee, local businesses are charging ahead at full speed thanks in part to the power of the internet.

Jul 26, 2018 In The News

United States Representative Robin Kelly recently invited Taylor Ausley, a local high school student who won the Congressional Art Competition in Illinois’s second district, to come to Washington D.C. and see her winning artwork at the U.S. Capital where it will hang for the next year.

Jul 23, 2018 In The News

Olivia Shorter, of Matteson, walked the halls of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., and entered the offices of several members of Congress for one-on-one meetings.

Shorter, 7, was there to urge lawmakers to help children, like her, who have sickle cell disease.

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Jul 23, 2018 In The News

At a time when everyone should be working to protect the integrity of our electoral system, Illinois may be an unwitting partner in throwing valid voters off the rolls.

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