Mental Health Awareness Month

Rep. Kelly Underscores Importance of Increased Mental Health Care Access for Black Americans

Washington, D.C.-(ENEWSPF)- Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released the following statement underscoring the importance of mental health care access, especially mental health care access among Black Americans: “Data shows that both new instances of mental health issues and exacerbation of existing mental health[Read More…]

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Rep. Robin Kelly Introduces Health Equity and Accountability Act

This legislation would address social determinants of health, improve access for underserved communities, address maternal health and mental health crises, gun violence, and more.  Washington, D.C.-(ENEWSPF)- Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, introduced the Health Equity and Accountability Act (HEAA). HEAA is a comprehensive[Read More…]

Black Maternal Mortality Crisis

Rep. Kelly, Chair of CBC Health Braintrust, Calls for Passage of Maternal Health Legislation to end Black Maternal Mortality Crisis

Washington, D.C.-(ENEWSPF)- Congressmembers Robin L. Kelly (IL-02), Chair of the CBC Health Braintrust, marked the fifth Black Maternal Health Week with a call for the advancement of legislation targeted at ending the Black maternal mortality crisis: “This Black Maternal Health Week, I have fervent hope that we advance policies and[Read More…]

Biden announces Regulations to crack down on ‘Ghost Guns’

Congresswoman Kelly Applauds President Biden and the Department of Justice’s Announcement on ‘Ghost Guns’ Proliferation Rule

Washington, D.C.-(ENEWSPF)- Monday, President Joe Biden, along with the Department of Justice, announced a new measure to crack down on “ghost guns”. The “Frame or Receiver” rule modernizes the definition of a firearm by the Gun Control Act and, once implemented, will clarify that parts kits, which are readily convertible[Read More…]

Rows of white bouquets are displayed on the National Mall to honor victims of gun violence in Washington D.C.

Reps. Kelly, Casten, Horsford, Levin Urge House Leadership to Advance Gun Violence Prevention Legislation

Washington, D.C.-(ENEWSPF)- Congressmembers Robin L. Kelly (IL-02), Sean Casten (IL-06), Steven Horsford (NV-04) and Andy Levin (MI-09) led 24 of their colleagues in urging Members of House Leadership to take action on pending gun violence prevention legislation in the face of the worsening gun violence epidemic. “At the start of this Congress,[Read More…]

Congresswoman Robin Kelly. (PHOTO SUPPLIED)

Maternal Health Bill, Funding for 10 Community Project Requests Included in 2022 Omnibus Package

The funding package includes Rep. Kelly’s Maternal Health Quality Improvement Act, $50 Million in Community Projects, Violence Prevention Chicago Heights, IL-(ENEWSPF)- On Wednesday, March 9, 2022, Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly (IL-02) voted to pass the Fiscal Year 2022 Omnibus Appropriations, which includes her bipartisan bill, the Maternal Health Quality Improvement Act,[Read More…]

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President Biden Nominates Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court

Washington, D.C.-(ENEWSPF)- President Joe Biden Friday nominated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve on the United States Supreme Court. She is the first African American woman to be nominated to the high court, fulfilling a campaign promise of candidate Biden. She also represents many overlooked or not considered at all[Read More…]

James Webb Space Telescope ready for a Christmas launch.

Christmas Launch Now for the James Webb Space Telescope

Baltimore, MD-(ENEWSPF)- Weather is nudging the James Webb Space Telescope from December 24 to a Christmas Day launch. NASA and Arianespace successfully completed the Launch Readiness Review for the James Webb Space Telescope on Dec. 21. The team authorized the Ariane 5 rocket carrying Webb to rollout and the start[Read More…]

Final 2023 Mayoral Forum with Joe Woods

Final Village Trustee Forum – March 19, 2023