Tag: U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly

Rep. Robin Kelly backs legislation to address gun marketing

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL) and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced legislation on Tuesday, May 23, directing the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to study the dangers posed by unfair and deceptive marketing and advertising practices conducted by the gun industry. Kelly represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress. The Responsible[Read More…]

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. 

Kelly addresses census importance, concerns at community briefing

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly says the stakes are high as the 2020 national census nears, and that all south suburban residents should make sure they are counted next year. A low turnout, Kelly said at a recent forum, could reduce the number of the Illinois Congressional delegation in Washington.  

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[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[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[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…]

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