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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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Jan 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, the most recent Ranking Member of the IT subcommittee, released this statement concerning the Trump Shutdown and great need for attracting IT workers to the federal government to meet the current and future unmet need:

Jan 8, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force and an original co-sponsor, released this statement concerning the introduction of H.R. 8, legislation to expand background checks on gun sales:

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Dec 21, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, co-chair of the Democratic Budget Working Group, released this statement concerning the Trump Shutdown:

“I want this Trump Shutdown to end as soon as possible. We need to re-open federal government services and get people back to work quickly.

Dec 14, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, released this statement concerning the CDC report that gun violence deaths in 2017 climbed to the highest recorded rate in history:

“Thirty-nine thousand seven hundred and seventy-three American lives were taken by gun violence in 2017.

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Dec 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and U.S.

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Dec 10, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - This week, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, ranking member of the IT subcommittee, will introduce legislation to address cyber vulnerabilities created by the adoption of Internet-connected devices, commonly called ‘IoT’ or the ‘Internet of Things.’

Nov 30, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congresswoman Robin Kelly was unanimously elected as the Region IV representative to the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.

Nov 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Last night, the U.S. House passed the bipartisan Action for Dental Health Act.

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Nov 28, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released this statement following the introduction of the Health Equity and Accountability Act in the U.S. Senate:

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Nov 27, 2018 Press Release

Within hours of the National Rifle Association (NRA) attacking medical providers, who called for expanded public health research and action to prevent gun violence, America’s doctors responded across social media using the hashtag

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Jun 4, 2018 In The News

Congresswoman Robin Kelly from Illinois second district recently hosted a panel discussion with Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) to discuss the communities in Chicago’s South Suburbs, and across the country, who are facing significant financial stress and who are looking for a way the federal government can help.

Jun 4, 2018 In The News

Amazon.com Inc.’s recent adoption of a policy requiring racial minorities and women be interviewed for senior management openings has put a renewed focus on diversity at tech firms, with some members of the Congressional Black Caucus saying the industry still has a long way to go to address racial disparities.

Jun 4, 2018 In The News

In a letter to Chicago Bears ownership, Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL) calls for Virginia McCaskey, principle owner of the franchise, to give more clarity on how the team plans to enforce the NFL’s new anthem policy. She is the first member of Congress to ask for transparency from a team regarding the new rules.

May 21, 2018 In The News

A new bill introduced in the United States House of Representatives is aimed at reducing infant and maternal mortality rates.

Representative Robin Kelly introduced legislation to the U.S. House of Representatives that would give women who are on Medicaid longer periods of coverage to battle outrageously high rates of maternal and infant mortality in the country.

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May 21, 2018 In The News

The recent article entitled “We’re ‘bullseye’ in trade wars” details the real threat that Kankakee farmers are under from President Trump’s misguided and ill-conceived trade war.

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May 9, 2018 In The News

A House bill introduced Wednesday would expand the amount of time that new moms could remain on Medicaid, in an effort to reduce the number of pregnancy or childbirth-related deaths.

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May 8, 2018 In The News

When is it appropriate to take risks? How do you overcome barriers? And, as a leader, how do you find balance?

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.

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