President Joseph Biden pardoned thousands convicted under federal law of simple possession of marijuana while flying high aboard Air Force One today.
Extended Medicaid Coverage for Postpartum Care in Year-End Funding Bill: Rep. Robin Kelly Leads the Call
Congresswoman Robin Kelly led in issuing the statement below calling for increased investments in accessible postpartum maternal health care.
Rep. Kelly Votes to Pass the Inflation Reduction Act, Sending Historic Legislation to President Biden’s Desk
Washington, D.C.-(ENEWSPF)- Friday, Rep. Robin Kelly (IL-02) voted to pass the historic Inflation Reduction Act and send the legislation to President Biden’s desk. The Inflation Reduction Act will deliver landmark investments to lower Illinois families’ costs, create nine million good-paying union jobs, combat the climate crisis and dramatically reduce the[Read More…]
Bipartisan Bill Reese’s Law Passes the House
Reese’s Law, bipartisan legislation to protect children from ingesting button cell batteries passed the House.
Rep. Kelly, Senators Durbin & Duckworth Introduce Wear Orange Resolution for Gun Violence Awareness
This Friday, communities across the country will participate in a Gun Violence Prevention Day of Action. Organizers encourage all Americans to wear orange on Friday, June 3, to bring attention to the need to end gun violence.
House Gun Sit-In Organizers Call on House Leadership to Act on Gun Violence Prevention
Representatives Robin L. Kelly (D-IL), David N. Cicilline (RI-01), and John Larson (CT-01), three of the organizers of the gun violence prevention sit-in in 2016, led 131 of their colleagues in a letter to House leadership urging immediate action to combat gun violence.
President Biden on the School Shooting in Uvalde, Texas
President Joseph Biden gave the following remarks Tuesday night on the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, where 19 students and 2 teachers were shot dead by an 18-year-old high school student.
All Bets Are Off: Federal Gun Control Now
All bets are off. As of this writing, 18 children and 3 adults are dead in a Texas mass shooting. I got to be 59 today. 18 children in Texas will never see that.
Rep. Kelly Introduces Bipartisan Clinical Trial Diversity Act
Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly (D-IL), Chair of the CBC Health Braintrust, introduced the bipartisan NIH Clinical Trial Diversity Act to increase the diversity of participants in all National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded trials.
Rep. Kelly Votes to Improve Access to Baby Formula
Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly (D-IL) helped pass two bills that will improve families’ access to infant formula, ensure every baby has the nutrition they need to live and develop, and prevent this crisis from happening again.