Nearly every day, I pick up this paper and read about gridlock and partisanship gripping Congress. The 24-hour TV news cycle reminds us of it by the second and magazines aren’t much better.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly welcomed Chicago’s Dr. Cheryl Watson-Lowry, DDS to testify before Congress on the Action for Dental Health Act. Dr. Watson-Lowry testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee.
Matteson, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a member of the bipartisan House Task Force on Community-Police Relations, released this statement marking National Police Week:
“Each year, we pause to remember the brave men and women – including my uncles, cousins and nephews – who put on the uniform every day.
For years, policymakers have known that the NRA’s “guns everywhere — background checks nowhere” policy means more dead Americans and a country that’s less safe.
Yet, instead of using common sense, we stand by and allow 30,000 Americans to die every year.
Tragically, the NRA’s dangerous policies have found a new supporter: ISIS.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Robin Kelly and Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH), members of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, introduced H.R. 2408, the Protecting Girls Access to Education Act, which ensures that children, specifically young girls, are able to receive an education when displaced by conflicts overseas.
Matteson, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, the Ranking Member of IT subcommittee, released this statement concerning President Trump’s long-awaited cybersecurity Executive Order:
Matteson, IL - Congresswoman Robin Kelly released the following statement after President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey:
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, the top Democrat on the Oversight and Government Reform Committee's IT subcommittee, recently introduced the Connected Government Act. The legislation would require all future and re-designed government websites to be mobile-friendly, a standard business practice in 2017.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released this statement following the House vote to strip 24 million Americans of their health insurance:
In the News
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.”
By Rep. Robin Kelly
Feb. 12, 2015, 11:51 a.m.
The cyberattack carried out recently against Anthem, one of the nation’s leading health insurers, is yet another stark reminder of the persistent threats American businesses and consumers face in the digital age.
KANKAKEE, Ill. — U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, a Democrat from Matteson, represents the 2nd Congressional District of Illinois. Kelly, who has her eye on the Senate seat occupied by Republican Sen. Mark Kirk, talked about her new agriculture platform and farming in her district.
What are your future plans? Do they include a run for the Senate in 2016?
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., personally delivered nearly 150 books to Marian Catholic High School as part of the Library of Congress Surplus Book Program.
It is official, the Canadian National (CN) Railway opened its new job training Center in Homewood, Illinois. The job training facility is the first of its kind for Canadian National (CN) in the United States, and will be used to provide railroad training for all new employees, union and management, reported the SouthtownStar in today's edition.