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Mar 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last Friday, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and Congressman French Hill (R-AR) introduced the Central Bank Digital Currency Study Act. The bill directs the Federal Reserve to conduct a study and issue a report on central bank digital currencies in cooperation with other federal agencies.

Mar 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tonight, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) voted to pass H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, and H.R.

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Mar 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - To highlight the “Payer State” problem, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX) introduced the Payer State Transparency Act of 2021. In a typical year, Illinois taxpayers lose roughly $20 billion because they pay more in federal taxes then they get back in federal spending.

Mar 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Bill Foster voted to pass H.R. 1620, a bipartisan, long-term Violence Against Women Act reauthorization.

Mar 11, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) voted to pass H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act and H.R.

Mar 11, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced two pieces of legislation to help fight the opioid epidemic: the Expanding Opportunities for Recovery Act, and the Examining Opioid Treatment Infrastructure Act. 

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Mar 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after final House passage of H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan, which now heads to President Biden’s desk to be signed into law:

Mar 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Yesterday, Representative Bill Foster (IL-11) introduced the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Inclusion Act of 2021, to assist those who forgo potentially lucrative careers to serve the public good. The bill is cosponsored by Rep. Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Rep. Clarke (NY-09), Rep. Holmes Norton (DC-AL), Rep. García (IL-04), Rep.

Mar 4, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement on last night’s passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act:

“I was proud to vote for the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. It is past time for us to take these first steps to achieve structural change in our criminal justice system and combat police brutality.

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Mar 3, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tonight, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, the For the People Act:

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