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Apr 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02) introduced H.R. 2626, The Pullman National Historical Park Act. This bill would build on President Obama’s intent to preserve and honor the neighborhood as a part of the National Parks System.

Apr 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 446, the Protecting Seniors from Emergency Scams Act, a bipartisan bill introduced by Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL-02) and Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH-12).

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Apr 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust and Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, released the following statement underscoring the importance of Black Maternal Health Week.

Apr 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – During Black Maternal Health Week, U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and U.S.

Apr 8, 2021 Press Release

MATTESON, IL – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02), Vice Chair of the Congressional Gun Violence Prevention Taskforce, applauded President Joe Biden’s announcement of his initial actions to reduce gun violence.

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Apr 6, 2021 Press Release

MATTESON, IL – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust and Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, issued the following statement regarding newly released data showing that the U.S. maternal mortality rate increased in 2019. 

Apr 2, 2021 Press Release

MATTESON, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02) released the following statement regarding the attack on U.S. Capitol Police Officers outside the U.S. Capitol this afternoon:

Mar 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02), Vice Chair of the Congressional Gun Violence Prevention Taskforce, announced the introduction of H.R. 2280, the Prevent Gun Trafficking Act, to combat illegal gun purchases and transfers.

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Mar 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, issued the following statement regarding the Biden-Harris Administration’s new initiative to vaccinate patients with end-stage renal disease and its effort to build vaccine confidence for all Americans, especially those hardest hit by the pandemic.

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Mar 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02) released the following statement regarding today’s mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado:

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Apr 10, 2020 In The News

With the U.S. 2020 Census count in full swing, Blacks have control over the money that enters our community in federal funding. That funding will go to hospitals, fire departments, schools, roads, and other resources based on data collected during the census.

Feb 28, 2020 In The News

As the Trump administration continues to set records for its number of acting officials, a bill introduced on Thursday would require acting intelligence and defense officials to testify periodically before Congress to increase accountability. 

Feb 28, 2020 In The News

KANKAKEE — Signing into a website for banking or any other online service can feel like a gamble, as hackers continually get more advanced in their pursuit of users’ sensitive personal information.

There’s an app for that.

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Feb 28, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated Democrats again lambasted Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell Thursday as they marked a year of Senate inaction since the House passed landmark gun control legislation.

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Feb 18, 2020 In The News

Black women are up to four times more likely to die from pregnancy-related complications than their white counterparts. This horrifying statistic has, at this point, become a household fact, following the past few election cycles – including more recently the presidential elections where many candidates have pushed forward their own policy plans to solve the issue.

Jan 23, 2020 In The News

By mid-March, most homes in the south suburbs and across America should receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census.

It’s important for households to respond to the census questionnaire because the national headcount determines representation and federal funding, officials said Wednesday night in Markham.

Jan 17, 2020 In The News

A bipartisan group of House members introduced legislation on Jan. 16 that would use broadband service data mapping to identify areas of the country where high rates of poor maternal health overlap with a lack of broadband service access.

Jan 10, 2020 In The News

U.S. President Donald Trump has spoken of his success in lowering U.S. cancer rates. However, this is challenged by U.S. Congresswoman Robin Kelly, who states the success is due to actions put in place by President Obama.

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Dec 16, 2019 In The News

Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., introduced legislation on Dec.

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Dec 16, 2019 In The News

The Democrats of the US House have taken action against the out of control prices of drugs in the US. A bill has been passed by the House that would lower the prescription-drug prices. All of the Democrats voted in favor of the bill and the bill passed with the margin of 230-192 votes. Two Republican representatives also voted in favor of the bill on Thursday.

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