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Feb 19, 2021 In The News

Congress, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, has tasked agencies with distributing hundreds of billions of dollars in emergency relief.

But along the way, agencies have run into challenges verifying the identity of benefit recipients, and fraudsters have exploited gaps in this process, using stolen personal information to obtain pandemic relief.

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Feb 10, 2021 In The News

DuPAGE COUNTY, Ill. – The DuPage County COVID-19 community vaccination clinic is expanding and relocating to the DuPage County Fairgrounds starting Wednesday.

Representatives Sean Casten, Bill Foster and Lauren Underwood attended Tuesday’s announcement.

Feb 10, 2021 In The News

This week, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) reintroduced a bill to designate the U.S. Post Office facility located at 303 E. Mississippi Ave. in Elwood, Illinois, as the Lawrence M. “Larry” Walsh Sr. Post Office Building.

Feb 10, 2021 In The News

Last-minute changes to proposed federal standards for new voting machines could expose the equipment to cyber-attacks, according to some members of Congress and security professionals.

Feb 8, 2021 In The News

SHOW ME SOME I.D. — A bipartisan pair of House lawmakers is planning to revive a bill in the coming weeks that would revamp the government’s approach to personal digital identification for U.S. citizens.

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Feb 5, 2021 In The News

Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.) today said he will likely reintroduce legislation that aims to overhaul the country's fragmentary personal digital identification systems.

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Feb 3, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON (WLS) -- Illinois Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth and Congressional Representative Bill Foster introduced legislation to provide tax relief for anyone who used unemployment benefits last year.

Jan 25, 2021 In The News

US President Joe Biden has signed a raft of executive orders to begin reversing several initiatives by former US president Donald Trump.

Jan 25, 2021 In The News

As Sen. Dick Durbin readies for a historic role as chairman of the powerful Judiciary Committee, members of Congress from the suburbs are dusting off bills on climate change and cheaper prescription drugs with the White House and Senate changing from Republican to Democratic hands.

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