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Apr 1, 2020 Press Release

Matteson, IL – On Wednesday, Congresswoman Robin Kelly hosted a second telephone conference call with more than 50 local small business owners and leaders. On the call, she was joined by Mark Ferguson, Illinois Deputy Assistant Director at the SBA and Melinda Kelly, executive director of the Chatham Business Association.

Mar 26, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced the winners of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition for high school students at the Crete Creative Gallery & School in Crete.

Mar 25, 2020 Press Release

Matteson, IL – On Monday, Congresswoman Robin Kelly hosted a telephone town hall with health care experts and state government representatives to answer questions and hear concerns of constituents as the nation seeks to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Mar 23, 2020 Press Release

Matteson, IL - Congresswoman Robin Kelly hosted a conference call with local small business owners and chamber of commerce representatives, the first in her series discussing the economic and community impacts of the coronavirus.

Mar 12, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Robin Kelly (IL-02), Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) introduced legislation to provide Medicaid coverage for COVID-19 diagnostic testing and the associated provider visit.

Mar 9, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Black Women and Girls forum to address the epidemic of missing women and girls in the Chicago area.

The free interactive forum, “My Sister’s Keeper,” will take place Saturday, March 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chicagoland Christian Center (929 E. 103rd Street, Chicago).

Mar 6, 2020 Editorial

Last year, the House of Representatives passed the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019. This legislation is the most significant and meaningful gun safety measure passed by Congress in nearly two decades.

Mar 2, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly invites the public to a Census 2020 Community Briefing on Thursday, March 12, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Quarry Event Center, 2423 E. 75th St., Chicago.

Feb 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a member of the Oversight National Security subcommittee, introduced the National Security Transparency Act. This legislation would require senior national security leaders serving in an ‘acting’ capacity to regularly appear before Congress to ensure appropriate oversight on these critical departments.

Feb 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly introduced the First Responder Resiliency Act, legislation to expand access to federal resources for programs that support the health and wellness of our nation’s first responders.



In the News

Sep 9, 2019 In The News

For some Illinois residents, a trip to the doctor’s office can be an all-day affair.

“Today, it’s not uncommon for me to hear from constituents who have to take two buses and a day off of work and find child care just to see a doctor,” said U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, whose district includes parts of the South Side of Chicago and Will, Kankakee and Cook counties.

Sep 5, 2019 In The News

Fire departments in Calumet City, Crete Township, Flossmoor and South Holland will receive a total of $610,000 in federal grants to update firefighter safety equipment and fire station exhaust systems, according to U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson.

Sep 3, 2019 In The News

A south suburban congresswoman wants to stop American mothers from dying during pregnancy and childbirth.

Aug 28, 2019 In The News

To Heidi House, the celebration of her toddler son’s birthday Sunday was almost miraculous.

That’s because House said she went into cardiac arrest at a downstate hospital when she was in labor two years ago.

Aug 9, 2019 In The News
U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly says the stakes are high as the 2020 national census nears, and that all south suburban residents should make sure they are counted next year.
A low turnout, Kelly said at a recent forum, could reduce the number of the Illinois Congressional delegation in Washington.
Aug 6, 2019 In The News

Kelly met with Gallagher Asphalt President Charles Gallagher, senior company executives and employees, community leaders and representatives of the railroad industry to discuss the importance of passing a surface transportation reauthorization bill and extending the

Aug 2, 2019 In The News

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s legislation to rename the Olympia Fields post office in honor of Captain (USA, ret.) Robert L. Martin.

Jul 30, 2019 In The News

Rep. Robin Kelly wants to make it easier for businesses owned by minorities and women participating in federal government set-aside programs to get venture capital and private equity investments.

Jul 19, 2019 In The News

The National Science Foundation, which funds research and education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), has granted $1.2 million to the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) to allow it to directly connect students with specific field trips linked to STEM careers.

Jul 17, 2019 In The News

On July 9, 2019, Congresswoman Robin Kelly introduced the Women and Minority Equity Investment Act (H.R. 3633); the legislation will make a commonsense tweak to existing Small Business Administration (SBA) programs that will expand venture capital access for participating business owners and companies.


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