WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today to take her colleagues to task for ignoring urban gun violence in America’s inner cities and to urge lawmakers to take action to stop the epidemic.
WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan amendment offered by Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) that provides $30 million in funding for anti-hunger, food and nutrition programs for schoolchildren during the summer months.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the 2014 & 2015 Intelligence Authorization Act, which included an amendment by Congresswoman Robin Kelly aimed at preparing students at predominately black colleges and universities for careers in national security and intelligence.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed H.R. 4435, the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included an amendment by Congresswoman Robin Kelly aimed at helping to rescue more than 200 schoolgirls who were kidnapped last month in Nigeria.
Karlock brings farm life from Kankakee to Chicago
Kankakee County Farm Bureau Foundation President Paula Karlock wants our children to understand that food doesn’t magically grow in the produce section of grocery stores, but on farms cultivated with hard work and a great deal of risk.
Band leader wins Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching
At the start of his second period class, Roosevelt Griffin was stunned when a long procession of family members and school officials flowed through the door. They were there to congratulate him on winning the Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching.
U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly’s Offices Accepting Submissions for Congressional Art Competition
High school students participating in Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s annual Congressional Art Competition may submit their artwork by appointment at one of her three district offices, April 14 through April 19, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Morehouse Student Has a Big Dream: To Inspire Young Men and Strengthen his Community
Corey Hardiman has no plans to “escape” from his South Side neighborhood after he graduates from Morehouse College this summer. On the contrary, he intends to move back to Roseland and create a grassroots movement to uplift the entire community.
Congresswoman Kelly statement on U.S. Supreme Court decision to bar domestic abusers from possessing firearms