Congressman Bill Foster

Representing the 11th District of Illinois

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Jul 14, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) released the following statement on the announcement of a proposed nuclear agreement with Iran:

“I commend President Obama, Secretary Kerry, and Secretary Moniz for their tireless efforts that have led to this historic agreement.

Jun 30, 2015 Press Release

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:

Jun 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted against Fast Track trade authority for the second time.

Jun 12, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted against Fast Track trade authority.

Jun 11, 2015 Press Release

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.

Jun 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) advocated for the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank at a Financial Services Committee hearing. During the hearing, Foster questioned Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) Chairman and President Fred P. Hochberg. If Congress doesn’t act in the next 14 legislative days, the Bank will shut down.

Jun 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) introduced a bipartisan amendment aimed at closing the Payer State gap.

May 21, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) spoke on the house floor to honor the memory of Marine Cpl. Sara A. Medina of Aurora who lost her life while on a relief mission in Nepal.

Video of Foster’s speech is available here.

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In The News

Feb 27, 2013 In The News

Constituents can talk to Foster's staff, ask questions and suggest ideas.
 

Congressman Bill Foster (D-Naperville), whose 11th District covers Woodridge, announced that he'll open a mobile office in Woodridge to serve constituents. 

Feb 27, 2013 In The News
February 26th, 2013

Congressman Foster recently toured Loaves & Fishes in response to our letter regarding the Farm Bill. We are sharing the letter’s contents here.

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Feb 25, 2013 In The News

Young readers’ jaws dropped Friday morning at Georgetown Elementary School, as part of the school’s annual literacy program, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) Georgetown.

Feb 14, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON--Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.) State of the Union address Tuesday nigh guest is Keith Bryant, a student trustee at Joliet Junior College.

From Foster: "Bryant is a nontraditional student who began studies at JJC after leaving a career in construction. Bryant is studying network system security and information technology and expects to graduate in May of 2014.

Feb 11, 2013 In The News

Dedicating at least a part of your life to public service is a lesson U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, learned from his father, who helped write federal Civil Rights legislation.

He encouraged students at the Joliet Job Corps winter commencement to discover how they can also serve others.

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Feb 5, 2013 In The News

Question: What can bring together local politicians on both sides of the aisle like just about no other issue?

Answer: Apple pie and motherhood, I suppose. But definitely Polish immigration rights.

Jan 25, 2013 In The News

She’d seen posters promoting the D.C. trip, but Nicolette Geron thought she had to be in a specific class to be eligible to go.

When the Naperville Central High School senior found out the trek to the nation’s capital for Inauguration Day was open to everybody, she jumped at the chance.

Jan 15, 2013 In The News

Newly sworn-in U.S. Rep. Bill Foster sees several problems facing the Fox Valley — a loss of manufacturing jobs, cuts in federal research money and Illinois’ dwindling share of revenue from the federal government.

Jan 11, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster is launching the first of his planned mobile offices for the new 11th Congressional District.

The first location will be offered next week, Monday through Friday, at the Naperville Township Administration Building. The new 11th District serves parts of Naperville, Aurora, Plainfield and Joliet.

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