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Feb 26, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted in favor of House Resolution 77, the Academic Competition Resolution of 2013 which creates a national academic competition for stem fields.

Before the vote, Foster introduced the following statement to the House record:

Mr. Speaker,

Feb 25, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster announced his staff will continue mobile office service in Woodridge. The mobile office will run from Monday, February 25 through Friday, March 8 and will be open to any 11th District resident needing assistance.

Feb 21, 2013 Press Release
Discusses Community Priorities, Economic Development Opportunities

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) met with Downers Grove Mayor Martin Tully and Bolingbrook Mayor Roger Claar.  Foster toured the Village of Downers Grove with Mayor Tully and local officials including Fire Chief James Jackson, Chief of Police Robert Porter and Village Manager David Fieldman.  

Feb 15, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, two Aurora residents attended President Obama’s address in Chicago to share their stories of combating gun violence.

Cheryl Maraffio

Feb 13, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Following President Obama’s State of the Union address, Congressman Bill Foster released the following statement:

Feb 12, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) announced that Keith Bryant, a student trustee at Joliet Junior College, will be his guest for the State of the Union address.

Joliet Junior College (JJC) is America’s first public community college. JJC provides vocational training, adult education and literacy programs and pre-baccalaureate courses.

Feb 11, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster announced his staff will continue mobile office service at a new location in Bolingbrook. The mobile office will be open to any 11th District resident needing assistance.

Feb 6, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) expressed disappointment in the USPS plan to end Saturday mail service and released the following statement:

Feb 5, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) cosponsored the Visa Waiver Program Enhanced Security and Reform Act introduced by Illinois Congressmen Mike Quigley (D-IL), Aaron Schock (R-IL) and Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL).  The bill would open up the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) to include allies like Poland while enhancing national security and streamlining the proc

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Jan 29, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Tuesday, January 29, 2013 marks the 4th anniversary of the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. The act reversed a Supreme Court decision that restricted a woman’s ability to challenge pay discrimination in the workplace.

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