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Jun 20, 2014 Press Release

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.

Jun 19, 2014 Press Release

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.

Jun 18, 2014 Press Release
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. 

Jun 17, 2014 Press Release
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.

Jun 17, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Bill Foster commended today’s Executive Order banning federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Jun 16, 2014 Press Release
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.

Jun 12, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) spoke on the House floor to recognize the Joliet Public Library’s Fifth Annual Star Wars Day.

Star Wars Day, which began in 2010 with just a handful of costumers, is one of the largest one-day Star Wars events in the world.

Jun 12, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted for H.R. 4453 and H.R. 4457,  bipartisan legislation to reduce the tax burden for small businesses.  Both bills passed the House with bipartisan support and will be sent to the Senate.

Jun 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) applauded the enactment of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA).  The legislation was passed by both houses of Congress and was signed into law today by the President.  WRRDA authorizes the Army Corps of Engineers to construct and maintain infrastructure on the Inland Waterways System.  Several facilities

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