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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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May 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, addressed Congressional inaction on gun violence during the Congressional Black Caucus Special Order Hour.

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May 18, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a leading health advocate in the U.S. House of Representatives, released this statement of the President Trump’s dangerous ‘Domestic Gag Rule’ that threatens the healthcare of millions of Americans:

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May 15, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Robin Kelly (IL-02), Yvette Clarke (NY-09), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) and Emanuel Cleaver II (MO-05), members of the House Tech Accountability Caucus and Congressional Black Caucus, released this statement regarding Amazon’s Board of Directors’ reversal on the ‘Rooney Rule’ for director-level openings:

May 15, 2018 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Community Assistance Programs (CAPs) recognized Congresswoman Robin Kelly for her advocacy of workforce training programs aimed at persons aged 55 years and older. Congresswoman Kelly was honored along with Congressman Bobby Rush at a luncheon in Chicago.

May 15, 2018 Press Release

EAST HAZEL CREST – Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02) and Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05)

May 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust and co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, unveiled the MOMMA Act to reverse America’s rising maternal mortality rate.

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May 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly will welcome the Rev. Andrew J. Singleton, Jr., CPA. M.Div. to Capitol Hill on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 to deliver the opening prayer before the U.S. House of Representatives as the day’s guest chaplain.

May 3, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly held her second Solutions Only Congressional field inquiry on trafficking, particularly the trafficking of persons, drugs, illegal guns and their intersectionalities.

Apr 30, 2018 Press Release

On Thursday, May 3rd, Congresswoman Robin Kelly will hold her second Solutions Only Congressional field inquiry on trafficking.

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Apr 24, 2018 In The News

CHICAGO – A group of young activists in Chicago met and rallied today calling for better lives and safer streets in the city.

Young activists and their adult mentors conferring about Chicago’s South and West Sides.

Congresswoman Robin Kelly called the meeting, saying these young leaders must demand anti-violence resources.

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Apr 12, 2018 In The News

It was just a couple of weeks ago, U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly said, that a man approached her inside a store where she was shopping and thanked her for helping his son find a job.

The man’s son had attended the congresswoman’s Youth Job and Resource Expo held a year ago in Harvey, and had been able to find work through the event, Kelly said Tuesday.

Apr 2, 2018 In The News

In an area where corn and soybean fields were once planted, a massive Amazon Fulfillment Center situated on 84 acres along West Monee Manhattan Road is now king of the landscape.

Mar 27, 2018 In The News

With young people “shaming” adults to do more to prevent gun violence, U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, speaking at a Park Forest church, said “we need their help” to enact stricter laws.

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Mar 14, 2018 In The News

The two House of Representatives members, who serve as chairman and ranking member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee onInformation Technology, respectively, have established themselves as go-to partners in crafting bipartisan IT legislation and they attribute a focus on common goals to their success.

Mar 12, 2018 In The News
Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., received the 2018 Impact Award from the Center for Disability and Elder Law for her advocacy on behalf of the legal rights of low-income seniors and people with disabilities in the Chicago region.
 
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Mar 12, 2018 In The News

Lawmakers worry declining federal research and development dollars could stunt the development of new artificial intelligence tools and set the country back in the race for global dominance in the emerging technology.

Mar 7, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — Right before 3 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, Bryan Witzmann felt his heart break again.

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Feb 13, 2018 In The News

An Illinois Democrat says she’s found a way to please everyone in her diverse district with legislation that would alleviate Chicago-area “food deserts” by lifting a barrier to fruit and vegetable production in rural areas.

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Feb 11, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — Democratic women in Congress took President Trump to task Saturday for defending those accused of abuse, but not mentioning the victims who have endured violence.

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