Aurora, IL – On Tuesday, October 20, 2015, State Senator Pat McGuire introduced Senate Resolution 1102, urging the United States Congress to pass Congressman Foster’s Payer State Transparency Act.
Washington, DC–On October 6, 2015, Congressman Bill Foster spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives recognizing the RoboGals, a student robotics team from Aurora who won the national championships in Detroit and will be competing in the World Robotic Olympiad in Qatar this November
Washington, DC –Today, Congressman Bill Foster spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives about the failure of US weather forecasting to correctly predict the path of Hurricane Joaquin and the real life consequences of underinvesting in scientific research and development.
Video of Foster’s speech can be found here.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Gerry Connolly (VA-11) introduced bipartisan legislation to create a Congressional-Executive commission to oversee the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Connolly was joined by Representatives Jim Langevin, Steve Israel, Gregory Meeks, Bill Foster, Ami Bera, Kathleen Rice, Dan Kildee, John Delaney, David Cicilline, and Richard Hanna.
Aurora, IL –On Friday, October 2, 2015, Congressman Bill Foster toured the Planned Parenthood of Illinois Aurora Health Center in Aurora, Illinois. Foster toured the facility with Yolanda Valadez, Regional Director of Health Center Operations, and Carole Brite, President and CEO, Planned Parenthood of Illinois, to learn more about the essential health services they provide.
Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Bill Foster (IL-11), Donna Edwards (MD-4), Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), and Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) reintroduced two pieces of legislation to combat heroin abuse, the Opioid Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act and the
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted for H.R. 719, Continuing Appropriations for FY2016. The legislation will allow for continued government funding through December 11, 2015.
The House Rules Committee has rejected an amendment authored by U.S. Reps. Ted Deutch (FL-21) and Bill Foster (IL-11), along with Reps.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster congratulated May Watts Elementary School and Meadow Glens Elementary School, both of Naperville, Illinois, on being designated as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2015 by the United States Department of Education.
Joliet, IL – Today, Congressman Bill Foster announced that Joliet Junior College (JJC) will receive a $413,956 grant through the Strengthening Institutions Program of the United States Department of Education.