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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois



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Jul 24, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, member of the National Security Oversight subcommittee, released the following statement regarding the testimony of Special Counsel and former FBI Director Robert Mueller before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees:

Jul 18, 2019 Press Release

Matteson, IL—Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL02) announced today that the Museum of Science and Industry has been awarded a $1.2 million federal grant that will allow the museum to directly connect students with specific field trip experiences linked to STEM careers.

Jul 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, 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.

Jun 12, 2019 Press Release

Following some fireworks related to the Congressional investigations into President Donald J. Trump, the House Committee on Oversight and Reform approved the bipartisan Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2019 (H.R. 1168), authored by Congresswoman Robin Kelly.

Jun 6, 2019 Press Release

Matteson, IL – Yesterday, Governor Pritzker signed legislation to invest $162 million in greatly needed infrastructure improvements that will also support a future South Suburban Airport.

May 22, 2019 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, DC] – U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Tina Smith (D-MN), along with U.S. Representative Robin Kelly (D-IL-02), reintroduced legislation to make education more affordable for students pursuing degrees in high-skill industries.

May 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Robin Kelly (D-IL-02) and U.S.

May 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON U.S. Representative Robin Kelly (D-IL-02) and U.S.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement following passage of the bipartisan Equality Act by the U.S. House of Representatives:

“With today’s vote, we sent a strong message that love is love. No matter who you are or who you love, you are a person worthy of dignity, respect and equal protection under the law.

May 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Robin Kelly (IL-02) joined U.S.



In the News

Mar 8, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Robin Kelly personally delivered 150 books last week to Sandridge Elementary School in Lynwood as part of the Library of Congress’ Surplus Book Program.

Mar 6, 2019 In The News

A member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen who lived in Olympia Fields would have the post office in that suburb named in his honor under legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson.

Mar 6, 2019 In The News

House Democrats say their increasingly visible alliance with politically active physicians helped them pass legislation mandating federal background checks on all gun sales. But they so far haven’t broken through the wall of opposition in the GOP-majority Senate.

Mar 1, 2019 In The News

It’s been a busy week for south suburban U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson, and among the most significant weeks of her six years in Congress.

On Tuesday night, Lori Lightfoot — the top vote-getter in Chicago’s mayoral primary — first thanked family, campaign staff and volunteers, then Kelly during her victory speech.

Jan 15, 2019 In The News

U.S. Reps. Bobby Rush (D-1st) and Robin Kelly (D-2nd) have been appointed to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce by the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.

Jan 14, 2019 In The News

The record-setting partial government shutdown that enters its 24th day today is having a damaging effect on the nation's cybersecurity, both now and in the future.

Jan 9, 2019 In The News

Keeping and recruiting tech talent is already a struggle for the federal government, and one lawmaker warns the shutdown will make the problem worse.

Jan 9, 2019 In The News

The House of Representatives acknowledged the victims of last weekend's Orlando massacre in predictable fashion on Monday: not with discussion of why a man once on an FBI terror watchlist was able to legally purchase the guns he used to kill at least 49 people, but with a time-honored ritual that has become so commonplace as to lose all meaning: the moment of silence.

Dec 10, 2018 In The News

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

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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