Congressman Foster speaks out against legislation that would politicize scientific review during a Committee on Science, Space, and Technology hearing.
On the floor of the United States House of Representatives, Congressman Foster spoke out against Governor Bruce Rauner’s proposal to create right-to-work zones in Illinois.
To highlight Illinois’ “Payer State” problem, Foster introduced the Payer State Transparency Act of 2015. In a typical year, $20 billion leaves Illinois because we are a “Payer State” that pays $1.36 in federal taxes for every dollar of federal spending returned to the state.
Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) spoke on the house floor to recognize the community outreach efforts of Officer David Bemer and the Aurora Police Department.
Video of Foster’s speech is available here.
Text of Foster’s remarks is below:
Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted against Fast Track trade authority for the second time.
Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted against Fast Track trade authority.
Washington, DC— As the House prepares to consider Fast Track trade authority, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) wrote Speaker Boehner and Leader Pelosi urging them to include strong, enforceable rules on currency manipulation in the Trade Promotion Authority (“TPA”) legislation.