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Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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Jul 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON— U.S. Representatives Robin Kelly (D-IL-02), along with U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and U.S.

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Jun 27, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly welcomed Taylor Ausley of Homewood-Flossmoor High School to the U.S. Capitol. Miss Ausley is the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for the Second Congressional District. She traveled to Washington D.C. with her father.

Jun 20, 2018 Editorial

Black mothers are dying and it’s time to do something about it.

Every year, more than 700 American mothers lose their lives to pregnancy or birth-related complications. Some medical professionals estimate that at least half, if not more, of these deaths are entirely preventable.

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Jun 19, 2018 Press Release

Matteson, IL – La congresista Robin Kelly emitió las siguientes declaraciones sobre las acciones actuales de la administración del presidente Trump de separar a las familias en la frontera sur:

“Esta llamada ‘política’ del presidente Donald J. Trump es simplemente cruel e inmoral.

Jun 5, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC - U.S. Representative Robin Kelly, along with U.S. Representatives Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Congressmen Bobby Rush (IL-01) and Danny Davis (IL-03), sent a letter to Chicago Bears’ owner, Virginia Halas McCaskey and chairman, George McCaskey, expressing opposition to the NFL’s new anthem policy.

May 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, addressed Congressional inaction on gun violence during the Congressional Black Caucus Special Order Hour.

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May 18, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a leading health advocate in the U.S. House of Representatives, released this statement of the President Trump’s dangerous ‘Domestic Gag Rule’ that threatens the healthcare of millions of Americans:

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May 15, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Robin Kelly (IL-02), Yvette Clarke (NY-09), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) and Emanuel Cleaver II (MO-05), members of the House Tech Accountability Caucus and Congressional Black Caucus, released this statement regarding Amazon’s Board of Directors’ reversal on the ‘Rooney Rule’ for director-level openings:

May 15, 2018 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Community Assistance Programs (CAPs) recognized Congresswoman Robin Kelly for her advocacy of workforce training programs aimed at persons aged 55 years and older. Congresswoman Kelly was honored along with Congressman Bobby Rush at a luncheon in Chicago.

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May 7, 2018 In The News

I learned shocking realities about young people who work in the sex trade Thursday when I attended a Congressional field inquiry on trafficking held by U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson.

Apr 24, 2018 In The News

CHICAGO – A group of young activists in Chicago met and rallied today calling for better lives and safer streets in the city.

Young activists and their adult mentors conferring about Chicago’s South and West Sides.

Congresswoman Robin Kelly called the meeting, saying these young leaders must demand anti-violence resources.

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Apr 12, 2018 In The News

It was just a couple of weeks ago, U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly said, that a man approached her inside a store where she was shopping and thanked her for helping his son find a job.

The man’s son had attended the congresswoman’s Youth Job and Resource Expo held a year ago in Harvey, and had been able to find work through the event, Kelly said Tuesday.

Apr 2, 2018 In The News

In an area where corn and soybean fields were once planted, a massive Amazon Fulfillment Center situated on 84 acres along West Monee Manhattan Road is now king of the landscape.

Mar 27, 2018 In The News

With young people “shaming” adults to do more to prevent gun violence, U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, speaking at a Park Forest church, said “we need their help” to enact stricter laws.

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Mar 14, 2018 In The News

The two House of Representatives members, who serve as chairman and ranking member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee onInformation Technology, respectively, have established themselves as go-to partners in crafting bipartisan IT legislation and they attribute a focus on common goals to their success.

Mar 12, 2018 In The News
Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., received the 2018 Impact Award from the Center for Disability and Elder Law for her advocacy on behalf of the legal rights of low-income seniors and people with disabilities in the Chicago region.
 
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Mar 12, 2018 In The News

Lawmakers worry declining federal research and development dollars could stunt the development of new artificial intelligence tools and set the country back in the race for global dominance in the emerging technology.

Mar 7, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — Right before 3 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, Bryan Witzmann felt his heart break again.

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Feb 13, 2018 In The News

An Illinois Democrat says she’s found a way to please everyone in her diverse district with legislation that would alleviate Chicago-area “food deserts” by lifting a barrier to fruit and vegetable production in rural areas.

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