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Rep. Kelly introduces American Dream Act to help assist those left behind in economic recovery

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., has introduced legislation for community reinvestment that will offer job training for mature workers, encourage increased programs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) for teachers and give communities funding to removed commercial blight. Kelly, whose 2nd Congressional District includes Homewood and Flossmoor, announced the initiative, called Today’s American Dream Act, at a press conference at Governors State University on Tuesday, Feb. 22. She introduced it in Congress as Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.

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  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
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