Congressman Bill Foster

Representing the 11th District of Illinois

Latest News

Jul 15, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster voted for H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014.  The legislation will provide much needed funding for the Highway and Transit Trust Fund and reauthorize the Surface Transportation programs through May 31, 2015.

Jul 14, 2014 In The News

Scott and Caroline Schmauderer know all the acronyms and the nitty-gritty details of the federal government's various programs to help homeowners like themselves, whose plans were derailed by the housing bust.

They read up on loan modifications, but they aren't behind on their mortgage payments, so they don't qualify for one.

Jul 14, 2014 Press Release

In case you missed it, the Chicago Tribune profiled homeowners struggling with an underwater mortgage and Congressman Bill Foster’s efforts to help.  In January, Foster introduced legislation to extend the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act, which would provide tax relief to underwater homeowners.  More information on the legislation is available