Congressman Bill Foster

Representing the 11th District of Illinois

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Mar 6, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) released the following statement on his vote in favor of the Continuing Resolution to avoid a government shutdown:

Mar 5, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) invited students from the 11th Congressional District to participate in the 2013 Congressional Art Competition. This year’s contest, entitled “An Artistic Discovery,” will feature young artists from across the country working in a variety of media.

Feb 28, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) released the following statement in advance of the sequestration cuts set to take effect tomorrow:

“The sequestration cuts set to take place tomorrow are an unfortunate symptom of a greater problem, which is our government’s failure to act to find bipartisan solutions to the critical issues we face.

Feb 28, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) released the following statement on his vote to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act:

Feb 26, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted in favor of House Resolution 77, the Academic Competition Resolution of 2013 which creates a national academic competition for stem fields.

Before the vote, Foster introduced the following statement to the House record:

Mr. Speaker,

Feb 25, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster announced his staff will continue mobile office service in Woodridge. The mobile office will run from Monday, February 25 through Friday, March 8 and will be open to any 11th District resident needing assistance.

Feb 21, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) met with Downers Grove Mayor Martin Tully and Bolingbrook Mayor Roger Claar.  Foster toured the Village of Downers Grove with Mayor Tully and local officials including Fire Chief James Jackson, Chief of Police Robert Porter and Village Manager David Fieldman.  

Feb 15, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, two Aurora residents attended President Obama’s address in Chicago to share their stories of combating gun violence.

Cheryl Maraffio

Feb 13, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Following President Obama’s State of the Union address, Congressman Bill Foster released the following statement:

Feb 12, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) announced that Keith Bryant, a student trustee at Joliet Junior College, will be his guest for the State of the Union address.

Joliet Junior College (JJC) is America’s first public community college. JJC provides vocational training, adult education and literacy programs and pre-baccalaureate courses.

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