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Feb 11, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Tuesday, February 9, 2016, Congressman Bill Foster spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives to recognize the life and contributions of Dr. St. Elmo Brady, the first African American to earn a Ph.D. in chemistry.

Video of Foster’s speech can be found here.

Feb 8, 2016 Press Release

Joliet, IL – Today, Congressman Bill Foster brought together community leaders to discuss the ongoing fight against the opioid epidemic happening throughout the Eleventh Congressional District and the country.

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Feb 8, 2016 Press Release

 Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and 34 Members of Congress wrote President Obama to request robust funding for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the organization that is responsible for ensuring that Iran fulfills its commitments as outlined in the recently negotiated nuclear agreement.

Feb 4, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC— Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) spoke on the House floor about President Obama’s challenge to find a “moonshot” to cure cancer. Foster argues that the moonshot is achievable, but only because of many years and millions of dollars of investment in federal research and development.

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Feb 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, President Obama proposed $1.1 billion in new funding to combat opioid abuse and heroin addiction throughout the United States. Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) praised the increase in resources and called on Congress to adopt the proposal.

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Jan 28, 2016 Press Release

Auora, IL – Today, Congressman Bill Foster again invited constituents of the Eleventh Congressional District to participate in the “Valentines for Vets” program. 

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Jan 27, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) responded to Governor Bruce Rauner’s State of the State address, arguing that Rauner has “misdiagnosed the source of Illinois’ fiscal problems.” 

Jan 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) released the following statement as “Implementation Day” of the Iran nuclear agreement is acknowledged:

Jan 12, 2016 Press Release

 

Foster with State of the Union guest Tim Ryan

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