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Jul 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC—The White House announced a new effort to increase access to high-speed broadband for low-income families. The initiative, ConnectHome, will help to bring high-speed broadband to over 275,000 low-income households.

Jul 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) is continuing to call for a long-term transportation funding bill. Foster voted for H.R. 3038, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, a short-term fix that will extend the Highway Trust Fund through December.

Jul 14, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) released the following statement on the announcement of a proposed nuclear agreement with Iran:

“I commend President Obama, Secretary Kerry, and Secretary Moniz for their tireless efforts that have led to this historic agreement.

Jun 30, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) spoke on the house floor to recognize the community outreach efforts of Officer David Bemer and the Aurora Police Department.

Video of Foster’s speech is available here.

Text of Foster’s remarks is below:

Jun 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted against Fast Track trade authority for the second time.

Jun 12, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted against Fast Track trade authority.

Jun 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC— As the House prepares to consider Fast Track trade authority, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) wrote Speaker Boehner and Leader Pelosi urging them to include strong, enforceable rules on currency manipulation in the Trade Promotion Authority (“TPA”) legislation.

Jun 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) introduced a bipartisan amendment aimed at closing the Payer State gap.

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