Congressman Bill Foster

Representing the 11th District of Illinois

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Feb 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - This week, Congressman Foster (IL-11) and Congressman Ted Deutch (FL-22) introduced two bills to protect the rights of immigrants. The legislation would protect immigrants’ legal rights and right to an attorney. The Protecting Immigrants from Legal Exploitation Act (H.R.

Feb 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - This week, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) hosted a teletown hall on the Trump Administration’s recent executive orders on immigration, refugees, and the construction of a wall on the Mexican border. Over 4,000 people from the 11th District participated in the discussion.

Feb 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - I am deeply concerned about President Trump’s executive order intended to undermine the financial regulations enacted after the 2008 economic crisis. Reforms like the Dodd-Frank Act allow for effective oversight of Wall Street, protecting against the kind of economic recession that cost millions of jobs for working families.

Jan 31, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - I strongly disagree with the order. It poses a grave threat to our values and our economy. Since 1975, zero people have been killed by terrorist attacks on American soil by immigrants from the seven countries affected by Trump’s Executive Order, showing just how misplaced the priorities of the Trump Administration are.

Jan 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - I am deeply troubled by early reports that our scientific community is facing threats from the new presidential administration. 

Jan 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - I strongly condemn the construction of a wall with Mexico and any action that provokes fear into the lives of our immigrant communities. This wall is useless and antithetical to the core values of our country. Our country thrives on the innovation, culture, and diversity that immigrants from all walks of life bring to the United States.

Jan 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - After careful consideration, I have decided to attend the Inauguration of the 45th President of the United States to mark the peaceful transfer of power that has always defined the strength of our democracy and respect for the Office of the Presidency. 

Jan 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, I voted against a Republican budget proposal that would expand the national debt over $9.5 trillion and would begin the process to repeal the Affordable Care Act and defund Planned Parenthood. This budget resolution will have disastrous consequences for the American people.

Jan 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement on the 115th Congress:

“At the beginning of the 115th Congress, there are clear signs that Republicans will repeal much of the legislation that has improved the quality of life for so many Americans.

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In The News

Feb 13, 2017 In The News

Aadil Farid believes something good has come from President Donald Trump's now-stalled ban on travel to the United States from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

Nov 20, 2016 In The News

Gobal climate change is the "most serious long-term problem this country will face," but until legislators begin to believe and act, the only option available is to raise public awareness and urge public pressure, U.S.

May 27, 2016 In The News

 U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, toured the waterways in Lemont on Friday to help plan transportation infrastructure and to get more federal dollars for it.

"This is an important part of the economy," he said.

May 21, 2016 In The News

JOLIET – U.S. Congressman Bill Foster, D-Naperville, is stepping up the fight against the deadly opioid epidemic sweeping Illinois and the rest of the nation.

May 6, 2016 In The News

Brewing is a growing business in the Aurora area that is beginning to get some attention.

Feb 13, 2015 In The News

The office of U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, is holding fraud prevention discussions in Aurora and Bolingbrook to help senior citizens learn how they can protect themselves from scams.

Feb 10, 2015 In The News
Valley View Students Make Valentines for Vets

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Feb 9, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster (D-IL,11) wants to raise awareness about the "problem" of Illinois being a "payer state."

Feb 7, 2015 In The News

JOLIET – U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, called on Will County elected officials to support legislation highlighting the issue of “payer states” like Illinois losing billions in federal spending.

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Apr 19, 2016 Photo Gallery

We received a lot of great pieces for the 2016 Congressional Art Competition. Take a moment to scroll through the submissions below, and remember to vote for your favorite on Facebook beginning on April 22.