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Jun 8, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) announced that the House Transportation and Infrastructure committee has selected eight 11th District transportation projects submitted for funding consideration as part of the Committee’s Member-designated project initiative.

May 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Michael Bennet (D-CO), and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) introduced legislation to repeal the national debt ceiling, an arbitrary limit set by Congress on the amount of funding that the United States Treasury may borrow.

May 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Foster (D-IL) and Don Young (R-Alaska) joined U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) to reintroduce the National Fab Lab Network Act, legislation to expand Fab Labs across the country.

May 14, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement regarding the escalating violence in Israel:

May 11, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last week, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced the Pandemic Leave Extension Act.

May 11, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) announced more than $117 million in emergency funding for colleges, universities, and students in the 11th Congressional District of Illinois under the American Rescue Plan. The funding will help local institutions cope with the severe financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and continue serving their studen

May 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) announced the selection of nine 11th District transportation projects submitted for funding consideration as part of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Member-designated project initiative.

May 5, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) announced support for 10 community projects in the 11th Congressional District as part of the House Appropriations Committee’s new Community Projects Funding (CPF) program.

Apr 28, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tonight, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after President Biden addressed a Joint Session of Congress:

“Tonight, President Biden laid out a bold plan to overcome this pandemic and build back an economy that is stronger and more equitable for all Americans.

Apr 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tonight, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all charges in the death of George Floyd:

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In The News

Mar 10, 2021 In The News

Democratic members of Congress representing the Will County area backed a sweeping bill meant to enhance voting rights.

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Mar 2, 2021 In The News

Democratic members of Congress representing the Will County area backed a bill aiming to provide protections for LGBTQ individuals.

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Mar 2, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. French Hill (R-AR) on Feb. 25 led his colleagues in again launching the bipartisan Entrepreneurship Caucus and introduced a bill to analyze the underlying economic causes of America’s startup slump.

Feb 25, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster reintroduced legislation last week aimed at increasing transparency on corporate political spending by public companies for their investors and the public.

Feb 19, 2021 In The News

Congress, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, has tasked agencies with distributing hundreds of billions of dollars in emergency relief.

But along the way, agencies have run into challenges verifying the identity of benefit recipients, and fraudsters have exploited gaps in this process, using stolen personal information to obtain pandemic relief.

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Feb 10, 2021 In The News

DuPAGE COUNTY, Ill. – The DuPage County COVID-19 community vaccination clinic is expanding and relocating to the DuPage County Fairgrounds starting Wednesday.

Representatives Sean Casten, Bill Foster and Lauren Underwood attended Tuesday’s announcement.

Feb 10, 2021 In The News

This week, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) reintroduced 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.

Feb 10, 2021 In The News

Last-minute changes to proposed federal standards for new voting machines could expose the equipment to cyber-attacks, according to some members of Congress and security professionals.

Feb 8, 2021 In The News

SHOW ME SOME I.D. — A bipartisan pair of House lawmakers is planning to revive a bill in the coming weeks that would revamp the government’s approach to personal digital identification for U.S. citizens.

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Feb 5, 2021 In The News

Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.) today said he will likely reintroduce legislation that aims to overhaul the country's fragmentary personal digital identification systems.

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