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Kelly met with Gallagher Asphalt President Charles Gallagher, senior company executives and employees, community leaders and representatives of the railroad industry to discuss the importance of passing a surface transportation reauthorization bill and extending the
Yesterday, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s legislation to rename the Olympia Fields post office in honor of Captain (USA, ret.) Robert L. Martin.
Rep. Robin Kelly wants to make it easier for businesses owned by minorities and women participating in federal government set-aside programs to get venture capital and private equity investments.
The National Science Foundation, which funds research and education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), has granted $1.2 million to the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) to allow it to directly connect students with specific field trips linked to STEM careers.
On July 9, 2019, Congresswoman Robin Kelly introduced the Women and Minority Equity Investment Act (H.R. 3633); the legislation will make a commonsense tweak to existing Small Business Administration (SBA) programs that will expand venture capital access for participating business owners and companies.
The 2020 Census is nine months away, but U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-2nd), facing the all-but-certain loss of one and possibly two Illinois congressional districts, is already working with federal authorities to get the word out about it and ensure everyone gets enumerated.
New legislation to address student debt was recently introduced as the Young Farmers Success Act. The bill, HR 3232, was introduced in the House and referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor. Introduced by Rep. Joe Courtney and cosponsored by Reps.
The House Oversight and Reform Committee advanced the Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2019 out of Committee on June 12. The bipartisan legislation, cosponsored by Reps. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., and Will Hurd, R-Texas, would establish Federal baseline standards for all government-purchased Internet-connected devices.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL —Gov. JB Pritzker tucked $162 million in the state's budget for building an interchange near south suburban Peotone, signaling that the region's third airport may be on its way.