Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) submitted the following statement for the Congressional Record congratulating the city of Naperville, Illinois on receiving the “Sunny Award” for local government transparency.
Read more about the award here.
Washington, DC—Today on Equal Pay Day, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) called on Congress to take action to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act. Equal Pay Day is the day that on average, after three additional months of work, women’s wages catch up to what their male counterparts made the year before.
Joliet, IL – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) joined protesters in Joliet where he called for comprehensive immigration reform. Foster released the following statement on today’s rally:
[AURORA, IL] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S.
Washington, DC—This Thursday, April 4th at 4:30 CDT, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of his new Congressional office in Aurora. Congressman Foster will open a second office in Joliet on April 30. Details to follow.
The ceremony and open house is open to the public. RSVP is requested.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) toured the facilities at Argonne National Laboratory and called for increased funding for research and development for national labs.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) released the following statement on the House budget votes:
“Unfortunately none of the budgets presented this week represent the kind of workable and humane compromise needed to balance our budget and support our economic growth.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) introduced the National Fab Lab Network Act of 2013 to promote advanced manufacturing in the U.S. and invest in the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators. The bill is being introduced with bipartisan support from 15 original co-sponsors including Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14), Rep. Tom Massie (KY- 4), Rep.