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:
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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Foster spoke out against the drastic cuts proposed to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food assistance program, a lifeline that millions of Americans rely on.
Watch the video of Foster’s floor speech here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1PHjF6C6gM
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) introduced the following statement for the Congressional Record commemorating Juneteenth:
Mr. FOSTER. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to commemorate Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration marking the end of slavery in the United States.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster marked the 50th Annual National Small Business Week with the release of the Illinois 11th Small Business Survey. The survey is designed to help gauge what issues most impact small business owners in the 11th District of Illinois, and how best to provide them with the support and tools they need to remain successful.