Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, introduced three bills to bring commonsense to federal gun policy.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly will welcome Second District constituent, Diane Latiker of Roseland, to Capitol Hill. On Tuesday, she will attend the State of the Union as the Congresswoman’s guest and on Wednesday, she will testify during the House Judiciary Committee Hearing: “Preventing Gun Violence: A Call to Action.”
Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement following President Trump’s State of the Union Address:
“Tonight, the President had an opportunity to lay out an agenda for all Americans. While many elements of his speech are deeply disturbing, I hope that we can find ways to work with the White House and Senate to deliver real results for the American people.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly, co-chair of the House Tech Accountability Caucus and Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, released this statement applauding the appointment of Rosalind “Roz” Brewer - the first African American, person of color and African American woman - to Amazon’s Board of Directors:
Washington, DC - Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust and Member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform (COR), released this statement on the COR’s first full committee hearing on the high cost of prescription drugs:
Washington, DC – Last night, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that Congresswoman Robin Kelly had been appointed to the Oversight and Reform Committee. Congresswoman Kelly’s appointment came after receiving a waiver from Speaker Pelosi, as Kelly also sits on the exclusive Energy and Commerce committee.
Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly was appointed to three critical subcommittees of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Congresswoman Kelly was appointed to the subcommittees on health, energy and consumer protection and commerce.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly has nominated high school students from the 2nd Congressional District for admission to the three United States military academies.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement concerning the negative impact of the Trump Shutdown on Illinois farmers and farming families, who are already suffering under other bad Trump Administration policies and trade wars:
“This Trump Shutdown adds insult to injury for Illinois farmers and families.
Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly joined House Democrats and a handful of House Republicans in advancing legislation to reopen the EPA and our national parks and monuments, including the Pullman National Monument.
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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.