Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02) today spoke on the House floor to take her Congressional colleagues to task for failing to pass common sense gun legislation in the wake of the Oregon mass shooting and the wave of gun violence that has gripped the nation this year.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced today that Governors State University and Joliet Junior College each received five-year grants to expand programs aimed at strengthening student services and academic support for low-income students.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Hiring Event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on Friday, October 16, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the gymnasium of South Suburban College, 15800 State St., South Holland. Last year, more than 85 employers with active job openings met more than 400 job seekers.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced today that the Kankakee Township Fire Protection District and the Pilot Township Fire Protection District were each awarded federal grants from the Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced today that Prologue, Inc., which operates four schools for at-risk youth in the Chicago area, was awarded a $1.1 million federal grant to launch a new maritime program that will train and certify at-risk youth in water transportation occupations, including building, maintaining and repairing commercial and private boats, ships and docks.
Today Congressman Ruben Gallego, along with Rep. Robin Kelly (IL-2), Rep. Mike Quigley (IL-5), and Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC) introduced the Good Neighbor Gun Dealer Act.
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement highlighting Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust Chair Dr. Robin Kelly’s 2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America:
“Congresswoman Kelly’s 2015 report shines a bright light on one of the urgent moral challenges before America: inequality in health.
Today, Robin Kelly (D-Illinois), Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-New York), Patrick Meehan (R-Pennsylvania), Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland), Peter T.
After careful consideration, I have decided to support the Iranian Nuclear Deal. This is not a decision I arrived at lightly. Over the past few weeks, I listened to the opinions and concerns of my constituents and met with people from all walks of life. I heard impassioned arguments on both sides of the issue. It’s clear that Americans want security against the threat of a nuclear Iran.
Congresswoman Kelly told more than 100 small business owners from the Matteson area that with the closing of Lincoln Mall and the decline of traditional malls everywhere, it is vital to adapt a new model of shopping that will appeal to younger generations of shoppers.
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It is official, the Canadian National (CN) Railway opened its new job training Center in Homewood, Illinois. The job training facility is the first of its kind for Canadian National (CN) in the United States, and will be used to provide railroad training for all new employees, union and management, reported the SouthtownStar in today's edition.