Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour would raise wages for 16.5 million people, lifting thousands of Americans out of poverty. The American dream isn’t achievable when workers have to take two or three jobs just to earn a living wage. We can and must do better.
Over two million Americans, including 200,000 veterans, have lost their unemployment insurance because Congress has failed to vote on an extension of emergency unemployment insurance. It's time for Congress to take action.
Washington, DC — Today Congressman Bill Foster, Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney and 18 Members of Congress wrote the U.S. Food and Drug Administration urging them to take prompt action to recognize naloxone as a safe and effective over-the-counter (OTC) medication to reverse an opioid overdose.
Washington, DC – In an economic climate where families in Illinois are struggling to afford the rising costs of higher education, Rep. Bill Foster (IL-11) has introduced legislation designed to increase the accessibility of high quality educational materials, making higher education more affordable and accessible for students. Today, Foster introduced H.R.
Aurora, IL – On Tuesday, April 22 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Congressman Bill Foster’s staff will be holding mobile office hours at the Quad County Urban League. All 11th District residents needing assistance are welcome to attend.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster encouraged students to submit entries to the Congressional Art Competition before the April 25th deadline.