Tag: U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly

Rep. Kelly’s legislation on cybersecurity signed into law

Legislation that establishes baseline cybersecurity standards for government-purchased internet-connected devices is now law. The bill’s chief co-sponsor was Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., who represents the 2nd District, including Homewood and Flossmoor. The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act (HR1668)  was signed into law Dec. 4. It covers the Internet of[Read More…]

Coping with COVID: April 9

Flossmoor Library is still helping patrons in spite of closure. U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly continues meeting with constituents — virtually. State sets a new record on Thursday for increase in cases. Cases in Homewood and Flossmoor continue to increase.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive[Read More…]

Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly is sworn in as representative for the 2nd Congressional District of Illinois. The oath of office is administered by the Honorable Anna Demacopoulos. Holding the Bible is Kelly's husband, Dr. Nathaniel Horn. (Mary Compton/H-F Chronicle)

At local ceremony, Kelly shows ‘girl power’ to excited supporters

U.S. Rep. Robin L. Kelly of the 2nd Congressional District Monday was locally sworn in by Cook County Judge Anna Demacopoulos after being re-elected in November. 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[Read More…]

Hiring event set for Oct. 27

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., will host a 5th Annual Hiring Event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on Friday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the gymnasium of South Suburban College, 15800 State St., South Holland.  Kelly represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress. Companies and agencies participating this[Read More…]

Congresswoman Kelly to Host Youth Job and Resource Fair

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., will host Job Readiness Boot Camp on Wednesday, March 29, and a Youth Job and Resource Expo on Saturday, April 1. The Job Readiness Boot Camp on Wednesday is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., in Room T107 of the Technical Building of Thornton Township High School, 15001[Read More…]

Rep. Kelly says GOP health care proposal is poor substitute for ACA

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, who represents Homewood and Flossmoor in the 2nd Congressional District, and is chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, released this statement concerning the Republican-proposed bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA): “After seven years of claiming to have a credible alternative, Republicans (in the U.S. House[Read More…]

Housing Expo March 4 in Lansing

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., is hosting a Housing Expo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, at the Lan-Oak Park District office, 2550 178th Street, Lansing.  Participants will have the opportunity to apply for a loan modification. They also can learn about foreclosure prevention, first-time home buyer[Read More…]

U.S. Rep. Kelly calls Trump’s actions against immigrants un-American

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., who represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress, addressed news that a federal judge ordered the government not to deport immigrants stopped at airports. A number of people were detained at U.S. airports on Saturday,  including about a dozen people at O’Hare International Airport, as a result[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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