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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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Jun 22, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released this statement concerning the Senate’s healthcare bill – commonly known as TrumpCare:

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Jun 12, 2017 Press Release

Matteson, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, joined by 30 other elected leaders, wrote to Governor Bruce Rauner expressing their “collective support for construction of the South Suburban Airport” in Peotone. The leaders called the project “an incubator of innovation and generator of growth for our nation.”

Jun 12, 2017 Press Release

Chicago, IL - In honor of Fathers’ Day, Congresswoman Robin Kelly convened a Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls Forum to highlight the often-overlooked contributions of African American fathers to the successful development of their daughters. The event was held at the YMCA on Chicago South Side.

May 27, 2017 Editorial

"A New Foundation for America" is a peculiar title for President Trump's new budget because it erodes the very foundation of our great nation: our farming communities.

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May 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released this statement concerning the independent, nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) analysis of the American Health Care Act – also known as TrumpCare:

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May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement concerning the President’s budget request:

“This budget can be summed up in one word: awful.

It takes food out of the mouths of babies, takes heat away from seniors and takes the security of crop insurance from our farmers.

It’s awful for the families struggling to make ends meet.

May 23, 2017 Editorial

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.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

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.

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Jul 7, 2016 In The News
The Guardian: Gun control advocates join 57 members of Congress on national day of protest
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
CBS Chicago: U.S. Lawmakers Lead Gun Control Rally In Federal Plaza
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
Elle: Rep. Kelly Speaks From the House of Representative Sit-In for Gun Control
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
Chicago Sun-Times: Illinois Democrats key to House gun control sit-in
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
Politico: ‘WE’RE NOT GOING TO LET THIS DIE’

Robin Kelly, D-Ill., a driving force behind the Democrats’ dramatic congressional sit-in calling for a gun control vote, said she and her Illinois colleagues are stepping up the momentum this week. ‘We’re not going to let this die,’ Kelly told POLITICO Illinois Sunday.

Jul 7, 2016 In The News
Roll Call: House Democrats Stage Chamber Floor Sit-In For Gun Vote
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
Homewood Flossmoore: Rep. Kelly joins fellow Democrats in sit-in in U.S. House
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
Politico Morning Cyber Security: HEARINGS THIS WEEK

House committees will scrutinize the federal government’s offensive and defensive cyber capabilities in separate hearings this week. A House Oversight subcommittee will hold a field hearing in Chicago today to solicit opinions on cybersecurity information sharing and more from the private sector.

Jul 7, 2016 In The News
CBS Chicago: Lawmakers To Discuss Cybersecurity Threats At Chicago Hearing June 20, 2016 10:17 AM
Jul 6, 2016 In The News
Huffington Post: Keep Guns Out Of Dangerous Hands In Orlando, In Chicago, In Every Community

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