Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson announced her retirement at the end of her term:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed President Biden’s Build Back Better economic package:
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Bill Foster (D-IL) and Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) introduced the Keep STEM Talent Act to make certain advanced Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) degree holders eligible for permanent resident status.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, sending it to President Biden to be signed into law:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL), Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA), and Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) sent a letter to Congressional Democratic leadership calling for legislative action to permanently solve the debt ceiling crisis, using only Democratic votes if necessary. The letter is signed by 79 Members of Congress.
Aurora, IL – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) announced that the Community Alliance for Prevention and 360 Youth Services, which serve Naperville and the Far East Region of Aurora, were awarded a Drug-Free Communities Support Program grant of $125,000 from the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) voted to defend women’s constitutional right to reproductive health care with H.R. 3755, the Women’s Health Protection Act. Amid a dangerous assault on women’s basic health freedoms – from statehouses across the country to the U.S.
Washington, D.C. – Last night, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) voted for critical legislation that would keep the federal government open, secure emergency funding to help communities devastated by natural disasters, help resettle Afghan refugees fleeing persecution, and prevent a devastating debt default.
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.
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:
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On Tuesday, lawmakers from the US House of Representatives heard from three academics who argued that social media companies cannot be trusted to police themselves.
Almost every year, Congress fights over a "silly rule that we make up for ourselves," Rep. Bill Foster of Illinois told Insider. "Everyone is completely fatigued with this issue and those who have been in Congress a long time are probably more fatigued than anyone else."
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.
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”).
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.
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.
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.
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.