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Dec 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) spoke on the House floor about the efforts of workers to restore service at the Chicago Air-Route-Traffic Control Center in Aurora after the facility was disabled in an act of sabotage.

Video of Foster’s speech is available here.

Dec 4, 2014 Press Release
Legislation Will Allow Will County to Continue to Use Landfill An Additional 15 Years

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) and Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) voted to pass the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2015 in the House of Representatives. The bill included a provision crafted by Congressman Kinzinger and Congressman Foster which allows Will County to continue using the Prairie View Landfill through 2041.  

Dec 3, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted for H.R.5771, the Tax Increase Prevention Act, a one-year extension of a number of tax relief provisions that are set to expire.

Dec 3, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressmen Bill Foster (IL-11) and Mark Takano (CA-41) introduced a House resolution to establish the 3rd of December as national 3D Printing Day.

Text of the resolution is available here.

Nov 21, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) released the following statement on President Obama’s announcement of his plans to provide administrative relief for immigrants:

Nov 21, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) spoke out against the Secret Science Reform Act on the House floor. The Secret Science Reform Act, H.R. 4012, would create unnecessary burdens for scientific research used by the EPA and create guidelines that could be misinterpreted and exclude important research.

Nov 21, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) recognized Union School District 81, located in Joliet, Illinois, on the House floor.

Video is available here.

Text of Foster’s remarks is below:

Nov 14, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted against H.R. 5682, to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.

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