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.
Foster speaks out about the danger of failing to listen to science when it comes to vaccines.
We have ignored our broken immigration system for too long, and I am pleased that the President is taking action to improve our immigration system and provide temporary relief for some families. These actions which are long overdue, will prevent millions of families from being torn apart, provide visas for highly-skilled workers, and give many immigrants relief from the fear of deportation.
Washington, DC – Today, Representative Bill Foster (IL-11), along with Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-5) and Lloyd Doggett (TX-35), introduced the Autofill Act of 2015 to simplify the process of filling out Federal income tax forms, saving taxpayers time and money.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster encouraged students to submit entries to the Congressional Art Competition before the April 15, 2015 deadline.
Foster in front of a Fab Lab at the White House Maker Faire in 2014
Foster at the White House Science Fair with Naperville student Trisha Prabhu
Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster announced that DuPage County will be receiving a $2.7 million Hazard Mitigation Grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to fund the acquisition and demolition of 13 flood prone residential properties.