WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and Congressman Ted Deutch (D-FL) introduced H.R. 2430, the Protecting Immigrants from Legal Exploitation Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced H.R. 2400, the American Innovation Act. The legislation would support the steady growth of federal investment in scientific and technological research.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and Congressman French Hill (R-AR) introduced a resolution to encourage collaboration between the public and private sector to promote financial literacy for students.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and Congressman Sean Casten (D-IL) led a letter to the Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inquiring about the actions the FDA has taken, or plans to take, to examine and evaluate alternatives to ethylene oxide (EtO) sterilization methods in the United States.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued a statement after the Department of Justice released a redacted copy of the Mueller report:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) announced the introduction of H.R. 2304, the Autofill Act of 2019.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and Congressman Jim Baird (R-IN) announced that they will serve as co-chairs of the Congressional Research & Development Caucus for the 116th Congress.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement on Attorney General William Barr’s summary letter of the Mueller report:
Joliet, IL – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) issued the following statement announcing the opening of a new district office in Joliet:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) reintroduced a bipartisan resolution, H.Res. 232, in honor of Pi Day, March 14. Pi (represented by the Greek letter π) is an irrational number representing the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle that mathematicians, architects, engineers, and scientists use in calculations.
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U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, released a statement this week saying that he will donate his congressional pay earned during the government shutdown to the Northern Illinois Food Bank.
Foster did the same during the 2013 shutdown over repealing the Affordable Care Act.
Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, signed on to a letter from fellow Congressional Democrats calling on Gov. Bruce Rauner to alleviate the tax burden on Illinois residents by mitigating the effects of the tax cut bill, which Republicans passed last year.
Before being elected to Congress in 2008, Representative Bill Foster of Illinois, a Democrat, worked for more than 20 years as a physicist at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Ill. Now, as the only member of Congress with a Ph.D. in science, he says there is an urgent need for more scientists in politics.
CONGRESS IS FINALLY turning its attention to Silicon Valley. And it’s not hard to understand why: Technology impinges upon every part of our civic sphere.
Democratic Illinois Reps. Jan Schakowsky, Mike Quigley and Bill Foster on Monday visited a migrant children’s shelter in Schakowsky’s district operated by the Heartland Alliance as the Trump administration grapples with reuniting children officials separated from parents at the U.S. – Mexico border.
A federal judge's order to reunite children under five years old with their parents will not be met in some cases, meaning about 50 children under five will be waiting even longer.
A physicist by training, Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.) brought some scientific gravitas to the House floor this week when he made his case against spending taxpayer money on a potential new satellite-based missile defense system reminiscent of President Ronald Reagan’s infinitely optimistic and ultimately failed Star Wars program.
Weeks after eight workers at Alfredo’s Iron Works in DeKalb County were detained by federal immigration, U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, has sent a letter to Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Chicago office asking questions