Tag: Rep. Robin Kelly

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Coping with COVID: April 30

South Suburban Humane Society has a 50th anniversary to celebrate, so canceling the gala was out of the question. It simply moved online. The COVID-19 case and death numbers continue to rise locally and in the state. South Suburban Small Business Association is recommending a webinar about how businesses can[Read More…]

2020 Census meeting Aug. 5

U.S. Representative Robin Kelly, D-Ill., is hosting a program on the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, at the Country Club Hills city hall, 4200 W. 183rd St. “An accurate census is so important for our state and our district. Without a fair and accurate census, Illinois[Read More…]

Hiring skills workshop and hiring event set

More than 50 employers with active job openings will be in at the sixth annual hiring event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on Oct. 19.   The event is presented by Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., who represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress. The hiring fair will be from 9 a.m.[Read More…]

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H-F senior awaits word on U.S. Air Force Academy appointment

Homewood-Flossmoor High School senior Jonathan Luong has been nominated to the United States Air Force Academy by U.S Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.). You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.

Kelly asks for funding for gun violence research

Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., joined with other members of the House of Representatives on Feb. 22 in calling on Speaker Paul Ryan to allow debate and a vote on legislation to repeal the Dickey Amendment and provide adequate funding for the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention to conduct[Read More…]

Rep. Kelly hosts Monday meeting on health care needs

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., is convening an issues-focused hearing on Monday, Aug. 14, aimed at strengthening the debate on healthcare reform. The non-partisan Congressional field inquiry will be conducted from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse, 219 S. Dearborn St. in Chicago in Room 2525. Kelly, who represents[Read More…]

Rep. Kelly leads support effort for regional airport

Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., joined by 30 other elected leaders, wrote to Gov. Bruce Rauner expressing their “collective support for construction of the South Suburban Airport” in Peotone. The leaders called the project “an incubator of innovation and generator of growth for our nation.” “For decades, we’ve needed a new airport[Read More…]

Rep. Kelly calls proposed federal budget ‘awful’

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., who represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress, released this statement concerning President Trump’s budget request released May 23: This budget can be summed up in one word: awful. It takes food out of the mouths of babies, takes heat away from seniors and takes the security of[Read More…]

Summer events

Friday, June 24

  • Pride Party at the Flossmoor Community Church Community House, 847 Hutchison Road in Flossmoor. The family-friendly event will have food, music and other entertainment from 5 to 8 p.m.

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