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Aug 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement in response to widespread delivery delays at the United States Postal Service (USPS):

Jul 31, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Friday, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) introduced a bill to designate the U.S. Post Office facility located at 303 E. Mississippi Ave. in Elwood, Illinois, as the Lawrence M. “Larry” Walsh Sr. Post Office Building.

Jul 31, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, at a hearing of the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) highlighted the work done and investments made during the Obama administration that are directly responsible for the successes of current vaccines in development.

Jul 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the House unanimously adopted an amendment offered by Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) as part of the appropriations bill for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and Education.

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Jul 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement on the U.S. COVID-19 death toll passing 150,000 people:

Jul 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act:

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Jul 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the House passed the H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, legislation that would make major investments in infrastructure. The final package included the Better Energy Storage Technology (BEST) Act introduced by Rep.

Jun 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) voted to build on the Affordable Care Act to lower health costs and prescription drug prices for all Americans by joining House Democrats to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act.

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In The News

Jan 15, 2020 In The News

Last week, U.S. Rep. Bill Foster was named the chair of the Science, Space and Technology Committee's Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight.

The subcommittee is empowered with investigative and oversight authority over all matters concerning non-defense federal research, according to a news release.

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Jan 8, 2020 In The News

On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Bill Foster announced that Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Joliet will receive an award from the Department of Health and Human Services for nearly $3.5 million.

The funding will be provided through the HHS Head Start and Early Head Start Office, according to a news release.

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Jan 8, 2020 In The News

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Dec 6, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster has introduced legislation aiming to better equip federal agencies with the scientific literature necessary to make “well-informed” policy decisions.

Dec 2, 2019 In The News

Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.) will seek the House Financial Services subcommittee gavel overseeing capital markets, according to a letter obtained by POLITICO that’s heading to fellow members this afternoon.

Nov 7, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster held a panel discussion about gun violence Wednesday night in Joliet Township.

Foster, D-Naperville, and the panel shared their thoughts about the issue and possible solutions before fielding questions from several audience members at St. John Missionary Baptist Church.

Oct 22, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster introduced legislation that would require health care providers to give patients access to their medical records at no cost once a year if they need them.

Sep 3, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster spoke to members of the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce on Friday about the importance of the 2020 U.S. Census and its implications for Will County.

Aug 17, 2019 In The News

SUGAR GROVE – U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood, D-Naperville, and U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, headlined a panel discussion on student loan debt Aug. 5 at Waubonsee Community College.

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Jul 30, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, introduced legislation to amend the penalties students face when convicted of minor marijuana offenses.

Under current law, a student convicted of possessing marijuana could lose federal student aid for an extended period of time, according to a news release from Foster’s office.

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