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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:

Jul 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Foster (D-Ill.) and Steve Stivers (R-Ohio) and U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) reintroduced the STRONGER Patents Act to protect and support inventors and innovators and ensure that our patent system protects this essential property right.

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Jul 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Last week, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced H. Res 468, a resolution supporting DREAMers in the military. The resolution calls on the Secretary of Defense to authorize DREAMers to serve in the armed services.

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Jun 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, the U.S. House of Representatives adopted two amendments offered by Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) to support R&D programs important to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the future of U.S. space exploration. Both amendments were adopted into the Commerce, Justice, and Science appropriations bill.

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Jun 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion blocking the addition of a “citizenship question” to the Census for now:

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Jun 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, an amendment offered by Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) to highlight the unequal distribution of federal transportation funds passed the U.S. House of Representatives as part of an appropriations package for the Department of Transportation. The legislation now awaits action in the Senate. 

Jun 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to provide $4.5 billion in emergency appropriations to address the humanitarian crisis at the Southern border:

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Jun 21, 2019 Press Release

JOLIET, IL – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) announced that the University of St. Francis (USF) will receive an award from the Department of Health and Human Services in the amount of $1,452,947.

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Jun 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, an amendment offered by Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) to support funding for the Synchrotron-Light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME) project and promote science diplomacy passed the U.S.

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Jun 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Late last night, the U.S. House of Representatives adopted all four amendments offered by Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) as part of the appropriations bill for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and Education.

The four amendments offered by Congressman Foster and adopted in the legislation would:

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Jun 18, 2019 In The News

The entire Illinois Congressional Delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission chairman and board urging them to improve the nation’s broadband maps.

Jun 5, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville called his vote for a bill to provide legal status for undocumented immigrants who were brought to the country as children one of his proudest moments in Congress.

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Jun 4, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — The House on Tuesday approved a measure to offer legal protections to “Dreamers” and others — youths brought to the U.S. illegally through no fault of their own — with bills authored by Democrats stalled because of a blockade in the GOP-run Senate.

The Senate is a “legislative black hole,” Rep. Bill Foster, D-Ill., a physicist, told me.

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May 9, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster will serve as chairman of a newly created task force that will probe how artificial intelligence is affecting how consumers interact with and use financial services.

Apr 16, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, announced he was introducing legislation to simplify tax filing. His bill, H.R.

Apr 16, 2019 In The News

The United States needs to develop a workforce that is adaptable and flexible enough to remain competitive in a global market, panelists told a Naperville audience gathered Monday at North Central College.

Apr 8, 2019 In The News

A new bill that would require a national mandatory three-day waiting period when buying a gun could help save lives from gun violence and suicide, a Harvard Business School professor said at a roundtable discussion on gun safety in Aurora.

Feb 27, 2019 In The News

Washington, DCToday, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and Congressman David Kustoff (R-TN) introduced H.R. 1387, the Criminal Organizations' Narcotics, Finances, Resources, Operations, and Networks Targeting (CONFRONT) Act.

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