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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois



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Sep 28, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly issued the following statement today in response to the passing of Former Israeli President Shimon Peres.

Sep 27, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced today that eight fire departments in the South Suburbs and Kankakee County have received a total of more than $2.6 million in federal grants that will fund additional hiring, vehicle acquisition and emergency equipment.

Sep 7, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Veterans Housing Symposium on Saturday, September 24, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Vodak-East Side Public Library, 3710 E. 106th St., Chicago. Speakers from the U.S.

Aug 31, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, along with fellow members of the bipartisan Policing Strategies Working Group, met today with local community leaders and law enforcement in Detroit to discuss police accountability, aggression towards law enforcement and public safety concerns related to policing issues. 

Aug 26, 2016 Press Release

 Congresswoman Robin Kelly today hosted the inaugural 2016 Congressional Black Caucus on Black Women & Girls symposium to explore public policy and community-based solutions to eliminating the significant barriers and disparities experienced by Black women

Aug 18, 2016 Press Release

EAST HAZEL CREST – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), U.S.

Aug 16, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly invites residents and visitors to reveal the beauty and distinctiveness of the 2nd Congressional District by entering their snapshots in the #02ByYou online photo competition.

Aug 15, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced today that Governors State University has been awarded a $202,115 federal grant to develop science curriculum for grades K-12 that will incorporate digital primary sources housed with the Library of Congress.

Jul 22, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly visited five companies and labs this week to highlight successful companies making products in Illinois, and to promote technology training and modern manufacturing jobs in the 2nd District. 

Jul 18, 2016 Press Release

Today, Representatives Robin L. Kelly (IL-02) and Jim Himes (CT-04) led more than 40 Representatives in sending a letter to the CEOs of the Fortune 100 outlining opportunities for the business community to help decrease gun violence.


In the News

May 2, 2014 In The News
Action for Dental Health bill introduced in 113th Congress

Mar 28, 2014 In The News
Should we throw the long-term unemployed a life raft or an anchor?

By Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly

In December, Congress allowed federal emergency unemployment insurance to expire. Since then, more than 2 million unemployed Americans have been left in the lurch.

Nov 5, 2013 In The News
Chicago needs a 21st-century airport (that's not in Chicago)

A world-class city needs a world-class cargo airport. But when it comes to air cargo, Chicago remains the Second City.

Oct 18, 2013 In The News
Illiana Expressway gets backing from key regional planning group
Oct 17, 2013 In The News
Chicago Tribune: Perspective: Full steam ahead with the Illiana Expressway

The recent decision by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning to reject the Illiana Expressway project — a decision rooted in regional bias rather than sound strategic planning — belies the realities of the future transportation needs of the Chicagoland area.

Oct 16, 2013 In The News

Chicago Defender: Congresswoman Robin Kelly: Public Servant

Sep 6, 2013 In The News
Kelly hosts first of three informational forums on Affordable Care Act

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly provided constituents with valuable information on the Affordable Care Act during a recent Town Hall meeting at the Mary Magdalene M.B. Church in Chicago.

Experts explained the new federal health care law and how it benefits individuals and families. Participants also learned about the Illinois Marketplace and what the ACA means for small businesses.

Jul 25, 2013 In The News
MSNBC: Gun violence in Chicago: Black leaders convene ‘emergency summit’
Jul 9, 2013 In The News
Rep. Robin Kelly Calls For Stricter Gun Control In Wake Of Violent Weekend
Jul 1, 2013 In The News
Congresswoman to Talk to Local Mayors


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