U.S. Congresswoman Robin Kelly voted late yesterday in the House of Representatives to pass a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the job-creating Export-Import Bank.
Today Congresswoman Robin Kelly, Congressman Ruben Gallego, and 38 Democrats sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch requesting a meeting to discuss steps that can be taken to address gun violence in minority communities.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly today announced that Olive-Harvey College has been awarded a $600,000 grant to implement an academic program that will assist low-income minority students earn STEM degrees that will lead to in-demand jobs.
Five hundred job seekers attended a Hiring Event hosted by Congresswoman Robin Kelly on Friday at South Suburban College in South Holland.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02) today spoke on the House floor to take her Congressional colleagues to task for failing to pass common sense gun legislation in the wake of the Oregon mass shooting and the wave of gun violence that has gripped the nation this year.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced today that Governors State University and Joliet Junior College each received five-year grants to expand programs aimed at strengthening student services and academic support for low-income students.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Hiring Event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on Friday, October 16, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the gymnasium of South Suburban College, 15800 State St., South Holland. Last year, more than 85 employers with active job openings met more than 400 job seekers.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced today that the Kankakee Township Fire Protection District and the Pilot Township Fire Protection District were each awarded federal grants from the Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced today that Prologue, Inc., which operates four schools for at-risk youth in the Chicago area, was awarded a $1.1 million federal grant to launch a new maritime program that will train and certify at-risk youth in water transportation occupations, including building, maintaining and repairing commercial and private boats, ships and docks.
Today Congressman Ruben Gallego, along with Rep. Robin Kelly (IL-2), Rep. Mike Quigley (IL-5), and Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC) introduced the Good Neighbor Gun Dealer Act.