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:
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:
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.
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.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and U.S.
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.’
Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congresswoman Robin Kelly was unanimously elected as the Region IV representative to the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.
Washington, DC – Last night, the U.S. House passed the bipartisan Action for Dental Health Act.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When is it appropriate to take risks? How do you overcome barriers? And, as a leader, how do you find balance?
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.
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.
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.