2nd District

Rep. Kelly works to bring needs of African American mothers to the forefront

Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., is putting the needs of African American women in the spotlight through the work of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls.
 
Kelly, who represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress, founded the caucus with two other representatives. Kelly said the caucus was necessary to give voice to the 23.5 million black women and girls who should be considered a priority in policy debates.  
 

Rep. Kelly explains her ‘no’ vote on proposed tax reform plan

Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., cast a ‘no’ vote Thursday, Nov. 16, on the Republican-sponsored tax reform plan. She said the measure will hike taxes on the middle class, automatically cut $15 million from Medicare and add $1.5 trillion to the deficit.
 

Kelly represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress. 
 

The following is her statement after she cast her vote, slightly edited:
 

Two from H-F take honors in Congressional art competition

Emma Novak of Homewood was first runner-up and Lucy Sloan of Flossmoor was second runner-up in the 2015 Congressional Art Competition hosted by U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.)

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