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Robin Kelly's Public Statements on Issue: Entitlements and the Safety Net

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 2, Democratic

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House (IL) - District 2

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07/10/2020 Congresswoman Kelly Introduced Expanding SNAP Options Act
06/22/2020 Letter to the Hon. Charles Rettig, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Cartwright, Colleagues Demand Answers from IRS on Stimulus Payment Delays
05/14/2020 Letter to Alex Azar, US Secretary of Health and Human Services - Butterfield and Olson Lead Letter Calling for Additional Funding for Medicaid Providers
05/14/2020 Letter to Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House, and Kevin McCarthy, Minority Leader - Congressmen Cleaver & Williams Lead Bipartisan Call To Support Live Entertainment Venues During Coronavirus Crisis
04/06/2020 Letter to the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Kevin McCarthy, House Minority Leader, the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, and the Hon. Charles Schumer, House Minority Leader - Kilmer Urges Congress to Prioritize Anti-Hunger Efforts in Next Relief Package
04/03/2020 Letter to the Hon. Seema Verma, Admin. of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Eshoo Leads Energy and Commerce Democrats in Calling for Extending Open Enrollment Periods for HealthCare.gov and Medicare
02/13/2020 Letter to President Donald Trump - Former Food Assistance Recipients In Congress Urge President Trump To Abandon Proposed Cuts To SNAP
02/05/2020 Letter to the Hon. Seema Verma, Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Guthrie, Cárdenas, Blumenauer, Kelly Lead Bipartisan Effort to Secure Medicare Advantage
01/01/2020 Issue Position: Fighting for Older Americans
11/12/2019 Letter to Nita Lowey, Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, Richard Shelby, Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Kay Granger, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, and Patrick Leahy, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Kuster Leads Bipartisan Letter Requesting Increased Funding for Veterans Housing Program
10/16/2019 Medicare to Provide Dental Coverage under New Legislation Offered by Congresswoman Robin Kelly
03/27/2019 Letter to the Hon. Alex Azar, HHS, and the Hon. Seema Verma, CMS - Release of Never-Made-Public CMS ACA Marketing Studies and Data
01/08/2019 Letter to the Hon. Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture - Members of Congress Demand Answers on Upcoming SNAP Benefit Lapse
10/11/2018 USA Today - Donald Trump Knows Nothing About Medicare, Health Care or Democrats: Talker
08/30/2018 Letter to the Hon. Pat Roberts, Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, the Hon. Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member, the Hon. Michael Conaway, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, and the Hon. Collin Peterson - House Dems Oppose Restricting Access to SNAP
04/12/2018 Rep. Kelly Votes NO on GOP's Trojan Horse to Destroy Medicare, Medicaid & Social Security
12/21/2017 Letter to the Hon. Seema Verma, Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Approve Illinois's 1115 Medicaid Waiver
12/15/2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul D. Ryan, Speaker of the House - Don't Count on Us to Fix the PAYGO Problem You've Created with the GOP's Tax Bill
09/28/2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader of the House of Representatives - Members of Congress to Reject Cuts to Safety Net Hospitals
09/27/2017 Letter to the Hon. Dr. Thomas E. Prices, M.D., Secretary of the HHS - Maximum Possible Funding for LIHEAP in the Coming Winter Season
09/11/2017 Congress Votes to Take Food Away from Hungry Kids, Refuses Vote to Feed Them
06/13/2017 Lawson Introduces Bill to Extend the Life of Social Security
05/23/2017 This budget can be summed up in one word: awful
05/16/2016 Letter to Chairman John Kline, Chair of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Chairman Todd Rokita, Chair of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, Ranking Member Robert "Bobby" C. Scott, Ranking Member of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Ranking Member Marica L. Fudge, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education - WIC Reauthorization
04/15/2016 Letter to Mr. Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services - Reduce Financial Barriers to Vaccines

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