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Jul 22, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House passed H.R. 3985, the “Averting Loss of Life and Injury by Expediting SIVs (ALLIES) Act of 2021,” to protect Afghan interpreters, contractors, security personnel and other partners who face deadly retribution by the Taliban for their work with the United States government. 

Jul 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after the U.S.

Jul 13, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) announced that the House Appropriations Subcommittees have advanced all 10 funding requests Congressman Foster submitted as part of the Member-designated Community Project Funding Program. 

Jul 8, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last week, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced H. Res 520, a resolution supporting the ability of Dreamers to serve in the military.

The resolution calls on the Secretary of Defense to authorize Dreamers to serve in the armed services.

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Jul 6, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last week, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced the Fair Allocation of Highway Funds Act. The bipartisan measure would make sure states, including Illinois, receive a fair share of transportation funding through the Highway Trust Fund.

Jun 30, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — 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 2021. The legislation would work to modernize the country’s lagging digital identity infrastructure with a three-pronged approach:

Jun 17, 2021 Press Release

 Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, the Shareholder Political Transparency Act, a bill introduced by Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) passed the House as part of a package of bills aimed at protecting investors and holding public companies accountable.

Jun 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after he voted to pass H.R.

Jun 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court dismissed a Republican challenge to the Affordable Care Act:

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Jun 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tonight, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, which would establish June 19 (Juneteenth) as a federal holiday:

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Jul 12, 2021 In The News

A bipartisan group of U.S. congressmen have reintroduced a broad-ranging bill to develop legislation around digital identity, according to the website of Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL), the introducing member.

Jul 7, 2021 In The News

Throughout our history, Americans have put aside their partisan differences and stood together in times of crisis. It is time for us to stand together again.

Jun 16, 2021 In The News

In another example of China driving Congress’ agenda, a House task force will on Tuesday hold its second hearing in two weeks on a U.S. digital dollar, a technology that some lawmakers see as essential if the U.S. is to maintain its global economic dominance. 

Apr 16, 2021 In The News

A new bill would ban mandatory arbitration agreements between aggrieved investors and advisors or broker/dealers. The Investor Choice Act, which was introduced in the Senate and House of Representatives by Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.), would also ban any prohibitions on class action lawsuits, which are often embedded in clients’ contracts.

Apr 16, 2021 In The News

Fintechs need to include strong consumer protections, diversity, and inclusion, Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), chair of the House Financial Services Committee’s panel on consumer protection and financial institutions said at a hearing on banking innovation today.

Apr 5, 2021 In The News

(The Center Square) – Federal and state officials want to take a deeper dive into the future of digital currencies and the backbone of what makes them work.

Digital currencies like Bitcoin work on what’s called the blockchain. That’s a distributed digital ledger U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, says is non-falsifiable.

Mar 29, 2021 In The News

If there’s any group of young people who deserve student loan forgiveness, it’s those young people who’ve made a career out of doing good.

It’s an easy call, in our view, to cancel burdensome student debt held by teachers, doctors, nurses, nonprofit employees and others who chose a career in public service, most often forgoing a big paycheck in the process.

Mar 15, 2021 In The News

Both Democrats and a Republican representing Will County in Congress supported legislation to expand background checks on all gun sales.

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