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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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Jan 27, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly today reminds eligible constituents to claim their Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) when filing their tax returns this year. The EITC is a federal tax refund available to millions of low to moderate income individuals and families. The average EITC refund last year was approximately $2,200. Eligible people may qualify for a refund even if they owe no taxes.

Jan 20, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly today nominated 11 high school students from her district for admission to United States Military Academies.

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Jan 5, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) issued the following statement today after joining President Obama at the White House for the announcement on his Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence.

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Dec 7, 2015 Press Release

Congress recently passed legislation which included an amendment offered by Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02) promoting adult literacy and financial literacy in communities across the country. Kelly’s proposal  ensured that Family Engagement in Education Programs covered under S.

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Dec 7, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly issued the following statement regarding the Department of Justice’s decision to investigate the Chicago Police in the wake of the Laquan McDonald Case:

Nov 13, 2015 Press Release

U. S. Representative Robin Kelly announced a Congressional App Challenge for high school students in the 2nd Congressional District.

The competition is aimed at encouraging and recognizing young programming talent and highlighting the importance of computer science in the Digital Age. The competition is open to students of all skill levels.

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Oct 29, 2015 Press Release

U.S. Congresswoman Robin Kelly voted late yesterday in the House of Representatives to pass a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the job-creating Export-Import Bank. 

Oct 21, 2015 Press Release

Today Congresswoman Robin Kelly, Congressman Ruben Gallego, and 38 Democrats sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch requesting a meeting to discuss steps that can be taken to address gun violence in minority communities.

Oct 20, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly today announced that Olive-Harvey College has been awarded a $600,000 grant to implement an academic program that will assist low-income minority students earn STEM degrees that will lead to in-demand jobs.

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Oct 16, 2015 Press Release

Five hundred job seekers attended a Hiring Event hosted by Congresswoman Robin Kelly on Friday at South Suburban College in South Holland.

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Oct 22, 2015 In The News
FCW: It's time for legislators to work together for cybersecurity
Oct 20, 2015 In The News
Chicago Tribune: Opportunity knocks for job seekers
Oct 19, 2015 In The News
Examiner: Rep. Robin Kelly's job fair draws 500 job seekers at South Suburban College
Aug 5, 2015 In The News
Reversing the food desert, with local produce and help from Pembroke farm
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Aug 4, 2015 In The News
Roll Call: Medicare and Medicaid: Achieving Health Equity In America
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Jul 27, 2015 In The News
Tackling Health Disparities in America

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.” 

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Jul 23, 2015 In The News
Protecting Medical Identity Is a Must-Win Battle in the War for Cybersecurity

By Rep. Robin Kelly
Feb. 12, 2015, 11:51 a.m.
The cyberattack carried out recently against Anthem, one of the nation’s leading health insurers, is yet another stark reminder of the persistent threats American businesses and consumers face in the digital age.

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Mar 30, 2015 In The News
Kelly develops ag platform for diverse district

KANKAKEE, Ill. — U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, a Democrat from Matteson, represents the 2nd Congressional District of Illinois. Kelly, who has her eye on the Senate seat occupied by Republican Sen. Mark Kirk, talked about her new agriculture platform and farming in her district.
What are your future plans? Do they include a run for the Senate in 2016?

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Mar 11, 2015 In The News
Dem rivals slam Sen. Mark Kirk for signing Iran letter
Oct 20, 2014 In The News
NWI: U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly donates books to Marian Catholic High School

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., personally delivered nearly 150 books to Marian Catholic High School as part of the Library of Congress Surplus Book Program.

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