Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, introduced three bills to bring commonsense to federal gun policy.
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.
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.”
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:
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:
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.
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.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly has nominated high school students from the 2nd Congressional District for admission to the three United States military academies.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement concerning the negative impact of the Trump Shutdown on Illinois farmers and farming families, who are already suffering under other bad Trump Administration policies and trade wars:
“This Trump Shutdown adds insult to injury for Illinois farmers and families.
Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly joined House Democrats and a handful of House Republicans in advancing legislation to reopen the EPA and our national parks and monuments, including the Pullman National Monument.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
The Department of Justice (DoJ) today announced that a grand jury has indicted seven officers, all Russian nationals and residents, in the Russian Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU), a military intelligence agency of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.
Charles Johnson never imagined he might lose his wife, Kira, during the birth of their second child.
This was a woman who was in good shape, he said. She ran marathons. And she was going to a well-respected hospital for a routine, scheduled C-section.
African American women were vocal, active participants during Thursday’s Senate hearing on Capitol Hill, as Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified about her accusations of sexual assault and he offered a counter defense.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly has dedicated her career to public service as an advocate for Illinois families. Since being elected to serve the 2nd Congressional District in 2013, she has worked to expand economic opportunity, community wellness, and public safety across the state, championing numerous initiatives to generate job growth, reduce health disparities, and end gun violence.
House IT Subcommittee Chair Will Hurd, R-Texas, and Ranking Member Robin Kelly, D-Ill., today introduced legislation to reauthorize, rename, codify, and elevate the role of the Federal CIO, a position initially created as part of the E-Government Act of 2002.
Telling some students at Bloom Trail High School she “never thought” she would enter politics, Rep.