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Mental Health Awareness Month

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

(MGN) 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[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.  (MGN) 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[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

(MGN) 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[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

Biden announces Regulations to crack down on ‘Ghost Guns’ (Credit: Governor Tom Wolf / CC BY 2.0, Credit: Pixabay) 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[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

Rows of white bouquets are displayed on the National Mall to honor victims of gun violence in Washington D.C., Photo Date: 4/14/2021 (Credit: Estelle Doro) 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[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 Congresswoman Robin Kelly. (PHOTO SUPPLIED) 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,[Read More…]

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

Ketanji Brown Jackson. (Credit: Joe Ravi / CC BY-SA 3.0, MGN) 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[Read More…]

James Webb Space Telescope ready for a Christmas launch.

Christmas Launch Now for the James Webb Space Telescope

James Webb Space Telescope is made ready for a Christmas Dayt launch. (ESA) 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[Read More…]

Community Alert: Rare random attack in Park Forest

Search for “Armed and Dangerous” Man Goes Nationwide: PFPD

Community Alert. (Graphic: PFPD) Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Park Forest police have issued a no-bail nationwide arrest warrant for “armed and dangerous” Darnell Ball on five counts of attempted first-degree murder, police said in a statement. Police announced Saturday that the warrant went into effect on October 22, 2021: “On 10-22-2021,[Read More…]

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