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Matteson, Ill. — Several job seekers were surprised to walk away with jobs at Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly’s recent annual hiring event at the Lan-Oak Park District in Lansing, Ill.
Early settlers in the region that became the Southland played an important role in helping blacks escape slavery in the years before the Civil War.
“Queer Eye” star Jonathan Van Ness discussed the Equality Act, which would codify civil rights protections for LGBT people, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) after meeting with her Thursday.
WASHINGTON — Sometimes it pays just to show up.
It did on Wednesday for gun control advocates frustrated with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., who is refusing to call any gun bills until President Donald Trump tells him what he wants done.
For some Illinois residents, a trip to the doctor’s office can be an all-day affair.
“Today, it’s not uncommon for me to hear from constituents who have to take two buses and a day off of work and find child care just to see a doctor,” said U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, whose district includes parts of the South Side of Chicago and Will, Kankakee and Cook counties.
Fire departments in Calumet City, Crete Township, Flossmoor and South Holland will receive a total of $610,000 in federal grants to update firefighter safety equipment and fire station exhaust systems, according to U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson.
A south suburban congresswoman wants to stop American mothers from dying during pregnancy and childbirth.
To Heidi House, the celebration of her toddler son’s birthday Sunday was almost miraculous.
That’s because House said she went into cardiac arrest at a downstate hospital when she was in labor two years ago.
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