Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) and Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) introduced the “Safer Officers and Safer Citizens Act of 2015,” legislation to provide federal grant funding to outfit law enforcement officers with body cameras. The bill is the House version of a Senate bill recently introduced by Senators Cory Booker and Tim Scott.
Aurora, IL – Today, Congressman Bill Foster announced that Brother James Gaffney, FSC, will be his guest during Pope Francis’ historic address to the United States Congress on September 24, 2015. Gaffney will sit in the Gallery of the House Chamber for the Pope’s speech.
Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) spoke in favor of the Iran nuclear agreement on the House floor.
Video of Foster’s speech is available here.
Text of Foster’s remarks is below:
Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, Congressman Bill Foster, Richard Garwin
Aurora, IL — Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) announced internship opportunities for college students and recent graduates in his Aurora, Joliet, and Washington, D.C., offices.
Aurora, IL — Today, Congressman Bill Foster announced a lottery drawing for Eleventh District residents for a limited number of tickets to see Pope Francis’ address to Congress on Thursday, September 24, 2015.
Washington, DC— In a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) is calling on the Department of Justice to conduct a full and thorough investigation into the death of Naperville, IL, resident Sandra Bland.
Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) introduced the Democratic Motion to Recommit on H.R. 1734 – Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015.
Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) announced $634,009 in grant funding awarded by the United States Department of Education for Joliet Junior College and Waubonsee Community College.
Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) spoke on the house floor to recognize Don Newton, a proud 40-year member of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 56 of West Chicago, Illinois, and a creator of Scabby the Rat.