Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) released the following statement on newly-elected Speaker of the House of Representatives, Paul D. Ryan:
Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted for H.R. 1314, the Bipartisan Budget Agreement of 2015.
Washington, DC – Today, Representative Bill Foster (IL-11) voted for H.R. 3819, the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015.
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