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Jul 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly (IL-02), and Congressman Joe Neguse (CO-02) introduced The Local Public Health and Safety Protection Act to make communities safer by allowing local governments to implement reasonable and appropriate solutions in areas with high rates of firearm injury and death.

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Jul 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Robin L. Kelly (IL-02), voted to pass H.R. 4502, a package of seven government funding bills, which focuses on investing in America. The transformative investments in the bill will create good-paying American jobs, grow opportunity for middle class and small businesses, and provide a lifeline for working families.

Jul 29, 2021 Press Release

MATTESON, IL – Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly (IL-02) will host an outdoor Job Fest for Second Congressional District residents on Friday, August 6, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at House of Hope, 752 E. 114th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60628. More than 20 employers with active job openings will be in attendance.

Jul 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly (IL-02), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, today introduced the Evaluating Disparities and Outcomes of Telehealth (EDOT) During the COVID-19 Emergency Act of 2021 to develop data-driven policies for telehealth following the COVID-19 public health emergency.

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Jul 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly (IL-02), Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, will host a symposium titled “When Black Women Touch Medicine, We Heal the World” on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at 8:30AM at House of Hope in Chicago.

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Jul 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly (IL-02) announced that all 10 of her Community Project Funding requests have been included in the House Appropriations bills. The 10 projects total $6,786,000 in funding, which will come back to support the projects in Illinois’ Second Congressional District.

Jul 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, and Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04), Congressional Black Caucus First Vice Chair, re-introduced the Medicare Dental Coverage Act to provide dental coverage under Medicare Part B.

Jul 22, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (July 22, 2021) - Today, co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, Congresswomen Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), Yvette D.

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Jul 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s bill, H.R. 4387, the Maternal Health Quality Improvement Act, passed out of markup in the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Rep. Kelly introduced the bipartisan legislation in July along with Reps.

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Sep 17, 2020 In The News

The Pentagon-housed advisory panel on artificial intelligence urged Congress on Thursday to take “bold” action on improving the government’s technical workforce and senior leadership’s understanding of AI.

Sep 16, 2020 In The News

House lawmakers are calling for a national strategy on artificial intelligence to keep the U.S. from ceding power to other countries in the rapidly developing field.

Sep 16, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — The District's Third Annual National Maternal & Infant Health Summit kicks off with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Congressman Robin Kelly on Tuesday.

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Sep 15, 2020 In The News

A bipartisan bill setting minimum security standards for Internet of Things devices connected to federal networks passed the House Monday. The bill now awaits a Senate floor vote before heading to the president’s desk.

Sep 12, 2020 In The News

The American Diabetes Association® (ADA), the nation’s leading organization for all people living with diabetes, announced its support today for the Ending Health Disparities during COVID-19 (EHDC) Act, introduced by Representative Robin Kelly (D-IL).

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Sep 12, 2020 In The News

Six years after President Barack Obama declared it a National Monument, work officially began Labor Day Weekend on the Pullman Clock Tower. It joins a wave of projects that are part of a resurgence in the predominately Black neighborhood.

The project kicks off a massive effort to restore the historic site, which includes a portion that was gutted by fire in 1998.

Aug 27, 2020 In The News

Reps. Will Hurd, R-Texas and two-time Wash100 Award winner, and Robin Kelly, D-Ill., plan to introduce legislation focused on driving research into artificial intelligence and its impact on ethics, national security and the workforce, Federal News Network reported Wednesday.

Aug 27, 2020 In The News

Editor’s note: This story is one of a five-part series exploring the significance of the 19th Amendment to Illinois’ women leaders, during the week of its 100th birthday.

This week marks the 100th anniversary that the 19th Amendment — which gave citizens the right to vote, regardless of sex — was added to the Constitution.

Aug 26, 2020 In The News

Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced this week that the Museum of Science and Industry has been awarded a $225,782 federal grant that will help digitize a significant portion of its artifacts and build a new online website providing free public access to thousands of those artifacts.

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