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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

U.S. Representatives Robin Kelly (IL-02), Emanuel Cleaver (MO-05) and Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) released these statements regarding Kenneth Chenault’s appointment to Facebook’s Board of Directors:

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released this statement concerning Taylor Weyeneth and his role at the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP):

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Jan 16, 2018 Press Release

More than 100 residents attended a “Teach-in” Town Hall hosted by Congresswoman Robin Kelly to learn how the recently passed GOP tax bill will directly affect their families and communities.

Jan 11, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Teach-in Town Hall on the economic dangers and unfairness of the GOP tax bill recently rushed through Congress against the will of the American people. The Town Hall will take place Saturday, January 13, from 9:30 to 11 a.m., in the sanctuary of Victory Apostolic Church, 20801 Matteson Ave., Matteson. The teach-in marks the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan 8, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced today that Prairie State College has been awarded a $938,447 federal grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration that will fund on-site job training centers in welding and machining at various community locations throughout the South Suburbs.

Dec 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, the U.S. Senate passed Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s Connected Government Act (H.R. 2331). The bill now heads to the President’s desk for his signature.

Dec 20, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL), Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) and Congressman Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) sent a letter to Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella.

Dec 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly spoke on the House Floor opposing the GOP’s Tax Scam, which will raise taxes on middle class families.

Dec 8, 2017 Press Release

Matteson, IL – This week, Congresswoman Robin Kelly was awarded the prestigious Abraham Lincoln Award by the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence (ICHV.)

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Dec 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL-02), vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, and Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA-02), chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, introduced the Gun Violence Research Act. The legislation would:

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Oct 26, 2017 In The News

The authors of draft legislation to impose security standards on Internet of Things devices purchased by the federal government are in listening mode for now, a senior Democratic congresswoman said Thursday.

Oct 24, 2017 In The News

Open enrollment for Affordable Care Act plans is set to start Nov. 1, but some are worried about challenges that might prevent consumers from signing up.

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Oct 20, 2017 In The News

U.S. Representative Robin Kelly (IL-2) continues her mission to strengthen the U.S. economy by strengthening working families and encouraging job growth. In a recent visit to the Chicago Crusader, the congresswoman reiterated her call for jobs and district-wide economic investment opportunities that will not only put people to work but help them build lifelong careers.

Oct 3, 2017 In The News

When the chief White House spokeswoman again brought up Chicago having a high level of violence despite its having the “strictest gun laws in the country,” U.S. Rep.

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Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — Members of the Congressional Black Caucus pressured Facebook this week to seriously examine how the site allowed Russian operatives to use advertising to target Black Lives Matter and sow racial divisions ahead of last year’s election.

Sep 15, 2017 In The News

The two Illinois representatives in the U.S. House seem far apart in several ways. Mike Bost, a Republican from Murphysboro, represents a district at the southern end of the state. Robin Kelly is a northern Illinois Democrat whose district includes part of Chicago’s south side as well as farms in Kankakee County.  

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Jul 31, 2017 In The News

Amid a climate of highly partisan politics, a piece of bipartisan legislation has surfaced in Washington, and it should receive uniform support.

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Jul 31, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly's diverse district boasts some of the world's richest farmland, as well as Chicago neighborhoods and south suburbs where access to foods such as fresh fruits and vegetables is limited.

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Jun 29, 2017 In The News

When Rep. Robin Kelly rose to speak on the House floor Thursday morning, she carried a list of 50 names — all victims of gun violence.

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May 11, 2017 In The News
http://thehill.com/policy/technology/332080-dem-introduces-bill-to-bridge-digita...

Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) is introducing a new bill aimed at bridging the digital divide by requiring all future government websites to be mobile friendly.

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