Washington, D.C.—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) announced Joliet Junior College has been awarded a grant in the amount of $176,427 to support their work to provide veterans with training for high-demand jobs. The money will support Joliet Junior College’s “Driving America: One Veteran at a Time” program. The grant is awarded through the Department of Transportation.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) released the following statement commemorating the 49th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964:
Cosponsors Spending Reduction Act Which Would Implement $100 Billion in Savings
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) announced today that he has become a cosponsor of H.R.
Calls For House To Take Action
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) released the following statement on the bipartisan Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013, which passed with a vote of 68-32 in the Senate:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster praised the United States Supreme Court for striking down the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which blocked federal and state governments from recognizing same-sex marriages. In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court determined DOMA to be unconstitutional.
Congress Must Act Before July 1 To Prevent Doubling Of Student Loan Interest Rates
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster released the following statement congratulating Nigel Lockyer for his appointment as the new director of Fermilab:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster released the following statement on his vote against H.R. 1947, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act: