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.
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.
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.
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.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) issued the following statement today in response to the terrorist attack in Nice, France:
Congresswoman Robin Kelly has been named to a Congressional working group tasked with examining police accountability, aggression towards law enforcement, and public safety concerns related to these issues.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – After a week of national tragedy including citizens killed by police and police killed by citizens, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) and Rep. Robin L. Kelly (D-IL) released a letter they wrote Friday to Attorney General Loretta Lynch asking her to help lead an effort to address police community relations and gun violence. They wrote:
CHICAGO – Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) issued the following statement today in response to the tragic shooting events that have taken place this week in Texas, Minnesota and Louisiana:
A rally called “National Day of Action on Gun Violence Prevention” was hosted today by Representatives Robin Kelly, Jan Schakowsky, Bill Foster, Danny Davis, Mike Quigley and Steny Hoyer. Similar rallies were held across the country today to continue conveying the urgency for gun reform initiated on the House floor last week.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly, ranking member of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Information Technology, hosted a Field Hearing today to hear views from business leaders on how effectively federal cyber laws and regulations have been working since the enactment of the landmark Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015. Joining Congresswoman Kelly was Subcommittee Chairman Will Hurd (R-TX).
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The One Hundred Thirteenth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2013 to January 3, 2015.
The 113th United States Congress will begin on January 3, 2013. There are at least 12 new senators (3R, 8D, 1I) and 67 new representatives (29R, 38D).