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The chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus’ health task force on Tuesday floated a bill calling for the country’s top medical officer to tackle the issue of gun violence.
“Gun violence kills 100 Americans each day in America,” Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) said at a news conference on Capitol Hill.
Federal grants totaling $12.1 million will allow Aunt Martha’s Health and Wellness Center to continue operations of health care clinics, according to U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson, and Aunt Martha’s.
Her office also announced that Harvey-based Family Christian Health Center has been awarded $2.2 million in federal funding.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) and U.S. Reps. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) and Robin Kelly (D-Matteson) filed a bill to address threats from white supremacist and far right organizations on Thursday.
On March 19, Congresswoman Robin Kelly took some time out of her busy schedule to visit AP and Honors Junior students at Hillcrest High School in Country Club Hills. Congresswoman Kelly kicked things off by introducing herself and telling students about her background, what issues she is passionate about, and her general roles and responsibilities.
Several years after the city cracked down on Southeast Side facilities for releasing black clouds of lung-damaging petroleum coke into surrounding neighborhoods, a new federal bill aims to set in motion the first comprehensive study on the health and environmental impacts of the pollutant.
Connected devices are notorious for their shoddy security and Congress is hoping to fix that.
Members of the US Senate and House of Representatives introduced the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act on Monday, hoping to bring legislative action to the emerging technology.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly personally delivered 150 books last week to Sandridge Elementary School in Lynwood as part of the Library of Congress’ Surplus Book Program.
A member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen who lived in Olympia Fields would have the post office in that suburb named in his honor under legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson.
House Democrats say their increasingly visible alliance with politically active physicians helped them pass legislation mandating federal background checks on all gun sales. But they so far haven’t broken through the wall of opposition in the GOP-majority Senate.
It’s been a busy week for south suburban U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson, and among the most significant weeks of her six years in Congress.
On Tuesday night, Lori Lightfoot — the top vote-getter in Chicago’s mayoral primary — first thanked family, campaign staff and volunteers, then Kelly during her victory speech.