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Oct 19, 2021 In The News

Hoping to end the partisan impasse over lifting the statutory debt ceiling, House leaders are considering taking up legislation designed to relieve Congress of the burden.

Sep 29, 2021 In The News

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.

Sep 27, 2021 In The News

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."

Sep 3, 2021 In The News

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. 

Sep 1, 2021 In The News

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”).

Jul 26, 2021 In The News

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.

Jul 12, 2021 In The News

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.

Jul 7, 2021 In The News

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.

Jun 16, 2021 In The News

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.