Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) spoke on the House floor to recognize the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Video of Foster’s speech is available here.
Full text of Foster’s speech is below:
Thank you madam speaker.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster cosponsored the Protect American Jobs and Exports Act of 2014, legislation to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States for seven years. If Congress fails to reauthorize the Bank by September 30th, 200,000 American jobs will be in jeopardy.
Aurora, IL – On Monday, June 30, from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM Congressman Bill Foster’s staff will be holding mobile office hours at the Plainfield Village Hall. All 11th District residents needing assistance are welcome to attend.
Washington, DC – This Sunday, June 22, will mark the 70th anniversary of the GI Bill, which has given returning veterans a hand up with educational benefits, home loans and other services. The GI Bill has been one of the most successful pieces of legislation in our country’s history, growing our economy and helping veterans assimilate into civilian life.
Washington, DC – Tomorrow, Friday, June 20th form 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Congressman Bill Foster’s staff will participate in a Veterans Resource Fair in Aurora. The free event will offer resources for veterans and their families on a wide-range of issues, including education, employment, housing and health care.
House Appropriators Approve Legislation That Would Save Argonne Millions
Washington, DC – Today, the House Committee on Appropriations passed legislation, championed by Congressman Bill Foster, that would enable Argonne National Laboratory to save millions of dollars by finally removing on-site nuclear waste.
Will Promote Innovators and Entrepreneurs
Washington, DC – Tomorrow, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) will attend the first-ever White House Maker Faire. The event will feature innovators and entrepreneurs who are using new tools and techniques to bring their ideas to life. More information on the Maker Faire is available here.
Washington, DC – Congressman Bill Foster commended today’s Executive Order banning federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Submits Congressional Record Statement
Naperville, IL – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) participated in the Loaves & Fishes 7th Annual Day Without Hunger event in Naperville. For 30 years, Loaves & Fishes has provided food assistance and other services to those most in need in DuPage County.