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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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Jan 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC –Congresswoman Robin Kelly has been selected by the Steering and Policy Committee to serve on the powerful House Committee on Energy and Commerce. This committee has broad policy jurisdiction including healthcare, technology, privacy, energy policy and consumer protection.

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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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 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 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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Feb 11, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — Democratic women in Congress took President Trump to task Saturday for defending those accused of abuse, but not mentioning the victims who have endured violence.

Jan 17, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly invoked the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Jan 9, 2018 In The News

Prairie State College in Chicago Heights has been awarded a $938,447 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to create job training centers in welding and machining at various community locations throughout the South Suburbs, U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly announced Monday.

Jan 4, 2018 In The News

On December 21, 2017 the U.S. Senate passed Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s Connected Government Act (H.R. 2331). The bill now heads to the president’s desk for his signature.

“Quite simply, this bill will put nearly all government services in your pocket,” said Congresswoman Kelly. The legislation mandates that all updated and redesigned federal government websites be mobile-friendly.

Jan 2, 2018 In The News

A bill to optimize federal websites for mobile devices could soon become law.

The Connected Government Act passed the Senate on Thursday by unanimous consent, and now it heads to the president’s desk for possible enactment.

Dec 20, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — When it comes to federal tax policy — and what is equitable — the disconnect between congressional Republicans and Democrats is so vast it’s hard to see how it can it can be bridged, with the Illinois delegation fitting into this national picture.

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• No Democrats in the House and Senate support the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.”

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