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Congressional Issues

I am proud to represent the 11th District of Illinois. It is my duty to make sure Congress works as it should. Members of Congress are endowed with a responsibility to not only represent their constituents, but to also govern responsibly. We should be good stewards of taxpayer money and pass legislation that supports the prosperity of all Americans.

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Oct 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a resolution that establishes procedures for the next phase of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump:

Sep 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after the Speaker of the House announced the House of Representatives will move forward with an impeachment inquiry into President Trump:

“I fully support Speaker’s Pelosi’s decision to formally open an impeachment inquiry, especially given President Trump’s admission that he requested the Ukrainian President investigate his political opponent, and the Senate’s unanimous demand for the immediate release of the whistleblower complaint.

Sep 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Bill Foster (D-IL) and Mark Takano (D-CA) and Sens. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) introduced the Office of Technology Assessment Improvement and Enhancement Act to introduce enhancements to the existing Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) statute (2 US Code §472) to make improvements to the OTA by making it more accessible and responsive to Members’ needs.

Sep 3, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster spoke to members of the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce on Friday about the importance of the 2020 U.S. Census and its implications for Will County.

Foster, D-Naperville, joined the organization at a luncheon at Mistwood Golf Course in Romeoville to talk about the decennial count, which many local public officials, government bodies and organizations are already preparing for.

In his remarks, Foster emphasized the vast amount of federal dollars at stake, which makes counting every Will County resident vital for funding for social services.

Aug 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement in support of the U.S. House of Representatives opening an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump:

“I take no pleasure in announcing my support for the House to begin an impeachment inquiry into the President of the United States.

“I have wrestled with this decision over the past several months as I’ve listened to my constituents and reviewed the evidence presented by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, including his direct testimony to Congress.

Jul 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019:

Jul 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to condemn President Trump:

May 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) released the following statement after Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s press conference on the conclusion of his investigation:

“Special Counsel Mueller confirmed his report does not exonerate President Trump of obstruction of justice and he made it clear that Department of Justice policy does not allow for the indictment of the President. Congress has the constitutional authority and obligation to hold the President accountable for his actions and I am confident that we will do so.”

 

May 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced the National Security Accountability Act. The legislation would require Senate confirmation for the National Security Advisor to the President of the United States.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the creation of a Task Force on Artificial Intelligence chaired by Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL).