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Sep 21, 2021 Press Release

Aurora, IL – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) announced that Two Rivers Head Start Agency in Aurora has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Education for $3,203,837. Two Rivers provides educational and community services for Kane and DeKalb Counties.

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Sep 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement on President Biden’s announcement of vaccine requirements for federal workers, federal contractors, and businesses with more than 100 employees:

Aug 31, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement on the end of America’s 20-year war in Afghanistan:

Aug 23, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement in support of the FY2022 Budget Resolution:

Aug 5, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to Invest Aurora, Aurora, Illinois, to capitalize and administer a Revolving Loan Fund, providing gap financing to small local businesses.

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.

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In The News

Sep 3, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster said he supports President Joe Biden’s move to pull all American troops out of Afghanistan.

The U.S. military completed the evacuation of thousands of Americans and Afghans this week by the Aug. 31 deadline. 

Sep 1, 2021 In The News

The City of Joliet has received notice of an award of a $35,000 grant from the National Park Service to prepare a National Register Historic District nomination for the Illinois State Penitentiary – Joliet (later renamed Joliet Correctional Center, commonly known as the “Old Joliet Prison”).

Jul 26, 2021 In The News

Rep. Bill Foster, D-Ill., proposed infusing the Energy Department with more than $6 billion each year between 2022 and 2026 to improve and upgrade its national laboratories.

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.

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