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Sep 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced the Parents PLUS Loan Fairness and Responsibility Act. This legislation would provide a rational fix for parents experiencing multiple financial burdens and allow students to take responsibility for the student debt that was incurred on their behalf.

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Sep 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, the House passed H.R. 4447, the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act, legislation that would boost green infrastructure and energy efficiency in buildings and invest in renewable technologies, energy sources, and workforce training.

Sep 19, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement on the U.S. COVID-19 death toll passing 200,000 people:

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Sep 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Tonight, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement on the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

Sep 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL), Congressman John Katko (R-NY), Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), and Congressman Barry Loudermilk (R-GA) introduced the bipartisan Improving Digital Identity Act of 2020.

The legislation would work to modernize the country’s lagging digital identity infrastructure with a three-pronged approach:

Sep 10, 2020 Press Release

Naperville, IL — Today, Congressman  Bill Foster (IL-11), Congressman Sean Casten (IL-06), and Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) announced that the Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program has awarded grant funding to organizations that provide youth substance use prevention programs in DuPage County, Will County, Kane County, and McHenry County. The grant funding inclu

Aug 31, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement following the cancellation of all election security briefings for the Congress by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence:

Aug 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 8015, the Delivering for America Act:

Aug 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement in response to widespread delivery delays at the United States Postal Service (USPS):

Jul 31, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Friday, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) introduced a bill to designate the U.S. Post Office facility located at 303 E. Mississippi Ave. in Elwood, Illinois, as the Lawrence M. “Larry” Walsh Sr. Post Office Building.

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Aug 6, 2020 In The News

U.S. Reps. Lauren Underwood and Bill Foster were among the Illinois members of Congress who urged Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to rescind a rule which they said would improperly divert federal funds away from public schools.

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Aug 4, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster highlighted Obama-era federal investments he argued were key to successful vaccine development during a committee meeting on Friday.

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Aug 1, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, introduced a bill Friday to designate the U.S. Postal Service facility in Elwood after Larry Walsh Sr., the longtime Will County official who died earlier this year.

The bill would name the post office building at 303 E. Mississippi Ave. the “Lawrence M. ‘Larry’ Walsh Sr. Post Office,” according to the bill.

Jun 21, 2020 In The News

Two Will County-area members of Congress praised the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to reject the Trump administration’s attempt to end legal protections for undocumented residents who came into the country as children.

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May 20, 2020 In The News

Rather than searching for the "secret sauce" that's caused a disproportionate amount of people of color to get sick and die from COVID-19, several structural inequalities need to be identified and addressed, according to a member of a round table on the subject Tuesday evening, hosted by three local members of Congress.

May 4, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster is focusing on any potential waste, fraud and abuse in his new role on the House Select Committee on the coronavirus pandemic in Congress.

Foster, D-Naperville, and other members of the committee are tasked with oversight of the trillions of dollars in federal aid passed to combat the pandemic and its economic consequences across the country.

Apr 29, 2020 In The News

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Wednesday named Rep. Bill Foster, D-Ill., to a new bipartisan House Select Committee on the Coronavirus Crisis tasked with making sure the billions of dollars Congress is shoveling out the door is not “exploited by profiteers and price-gougers.”

Apr 24, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster joined his Congressional colleagues this week in urging federal agencies to speed up the process to evaluate and approve a vaccine for the novel coronavirus.

Mar 29, 2020 In The News

In response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, my offices in Washington, D.C. and Illinois will remain closed until further notice. Staff will continue teleworking. Although the offices will be closed, we will continue serving constituents in a virtual capacity.

Jan 28, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster has chosen to honor a suburban law enforcement leader with a ticket to the State of the Union address.

Aurora police Chief Kristen Ziman is scheduled to attend the Feb. 4 speech by President Donald Trump in the House of Representatives' chamber in Washington, D.C., as the guest of Foster, a Naperville Democrat who represents the 11th District.

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