WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02) and Congressman Fred Upton (MI-06) introduced the bipartisan Medical Nutrition Therapy Act of 2021 to expand coverage for medical nutrition plans under Medicare and combat health disparities.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, hosted a joint press conference with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) and Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) today released the following statement regarding President Biden’s decision to initiate a ban on menthol cigarettes:
MATTESON, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly released the below statement in reaction to President Biden’s first address to a Joint Session of Congress this evening:
MATTESON, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly is uplifting two constituents, Diana Veal of Kankakee and Dr. Lisa Green of Harvey as her virtual guests to President Biden’s Joint Address to Congress this evening. Diana Veal is a child care provider who has seen a decrease in enrollment due to COVID-19 and Dr.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly submitted the following projects to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrasture for funding:
Congresswoman Kelly submitted the following requests (in alphabetical Order) to the House Committee on Appropriations for FY22 Community Project Funding:
Rep. Robin Kelly has submitted funding requests for important community projects in the Second Congressional District of Illinois to the House Appropriations Committee.
Gun violence is a public health crisis, but at the federal level we are neither doing enough to prevent it nor to mitigate its impacts. We have seen the mass shootings that have claimed the lives of shoppers, salon workers, and pedestrians so far this year. However, what causes deeper concern is how prevalent and pervasive gun violence is in the daily lives of our community members.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02) last week hosted a virtual Health Summit on Gun Violence, where she was joined by Senators Dick Durbin and Richard Blumenthal, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Chicago CRED, gun violence prevention activists and gun violence survivors.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02) today released the following statement regarding the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial:
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The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic is creating talk of tax relief from the halls of Congress to county treasurer’s offices.
WASHINGTON — House Democrats slammed federal health officials Wednesday, calling a report on the racial breakdown of cases and deaths from the coronavir
Congresswomen Karen Bass of California and Robin Kelly of Illinois say the Centers for Disease Control “should have been ashamed” to release the 2.5-page report on coronavirus victim demographics without any new data.
U.S. Reps. Bobby Rush (D-1st) and Robin Kelly (D-2nd) touted federal money for state and local resources in the House-passed HEROES Act while Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to begin negotiations for another round of federal support.
CHICAGO (WLS) -- U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin will tour a COVID-19 testing site at UI Health's Mile Square Health Center-South Shore Friday morning.
The facility at 7037 S. Stony Island Ave. allows testing by appointment.
U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., and U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., will also join Durbin Friday.
Democrats in the US House of Representatives have demanded answers from Google on reported cuts to its diversity and inclusion programs — particularly for staff working in AI.
Hundreds of U.S. citizens in Illinois who file taxes with a spouse who lacks a Social Security number are seeking to join a class action lawsuit against the Trump administration for being excluded from receiving stimulus checks under the CARES Act.
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit African American and Hispanic and Latino communities especially hard in terms of infection and death.