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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.

Aug 12, 2019 Press Release

BERKELEY, CA – This week, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) will lead a congressional delegation on a tour of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and SLAC Accelerator Laboratory in California.

Jul 29, 2019 Press Release

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. – This week, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and U.S. House of Representatives Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) will lead a bipartisan congressional delegation on a tour of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, and White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.

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Jul 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced legislation to amend the penalties students face when convicted of minor marijuana offenses. Under current law, a student convicted of possession of marijuana could lose their federal student aid for an extended period of time.

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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 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced legislation that would boost the growth of a national Fab Lab network. Fab Labs are facilities equipped with a set of tools that allow individuals to create anything using laser cutters, 3D printers, and other digitally controlled machine tools.

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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 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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