Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) spoke on the House floor to recognize NASA engineer and Joliet native Dr. John Houbolt.
Houbolt, who grew up in Joliet, Illinois and attended Joliet Junior College, was a NASA engineer who played a critical role in the Apollo program. Houbolt died on April 15, 2014 at the age of 95.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster announced the deadline for the Congressional STEM Competition has been extended to Friday, May 16th.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted for H.R. 4486, the FY 2015 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act. The legislation allocates $6.6 billion, a decrease of $3.3 billion from 2014, for Military Construction programs and $64.7 billion in funding for Veterans Affairs, an increase of $1.5 billion from 2014.
Washington, DC — Today Congressman Bill Foster, Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney and 18 Members of Congress wrote the U.S. Food and Drug Administration urging them to take prompt action to recognize naloxone as a safe and effective over-the-counter (OTC) medication to reverse an opioid overdose.
Continues Project Growth Initiative To Support Jobs And Economic Development
Washington, DC – In an economic climate where families in Illinois are struggling to afford the rising costs of higher education, Rep. Bill Foster (IL-11) has introduced legislation designed to increase the accessibility of high quality educational materials, making higher education more affordable and accessible for students. Today, Foster introduced H.R.
Aurora, IL – On Tuesday, April 22 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Congressman Bill Foster’s staff will be holding mobile office hours at the Quad County Urban League. All 11th District residents needing assistance are welcome to attend.