Congressman Bill Foster

Representing the 11th District of Illinois

Press Releases

May 17, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) spoke against H.R. 1062, the SEC Regulatory Accountability Act and called for increased support for SEC regulators tasked with preventing fraud and protecting our financial markets.

May 15, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Representatives Bill Foster, Tammy Duckworth, Mike Quigley and Brad Schneider submitted a letter to U.S.

May 15, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) became a cosponsor of H.R.

May 14, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) released the following statement on reports that the Internal Revenue Service inappropriately targeted conservative organizations:

May 13, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster, with his wife Aesook, released a video to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

May 10, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster praised President Obama’s signing of the federal disaster declaration for Illinois.  The declaration covers those affected by April flooding in 11 Illinois counties including all five counties in the 11th District -- Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall and Will.  Following the announcement, Congressman Bill Foster offered help to any 11th D

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May 9, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Governor Pat Quinn requested federal assistance for 11 Illinois counties impacted by severe flooding in April.  The counties listed include Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall and Will.  Following the declaration, Congressman Bill Foster requested the White House quickly approve the assistance to ensure those impacted get the resources they need.

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May 9, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted against H.R. 807, the Full Faith and Credit Act, better known as the “Pay China First Act.”  

May 8, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted against H.R. 1406, the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013, a bill that would lead to a pay cut for working families by allowing employers to forgo paying overtime to workers who have put in more than 40 hours in a week. 

May 8, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) and Congressman Randy Hultgren (IL-14) issued a joint statement honoring the life and sacrifice of Captain Brandon Cyr of the United States Air Force. Captain Cyr was killed in the Zabul province of Afghanistan when the MC-12 Liberty aircraft he was traveling in crashed on April 27, 2013.

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