Washington, DC – This week, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced H.R. 7295, the Medical Records Access Fairness Act. The bill would require health care providers to give patients access to their medical records at no cost once per year if they need them.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) announced that he has been named Co-Chair of the National Labs Caucus in the 116th Congress. The caucus advocates for federal investment in research at America’s 17 national labs, and it will raise awareness about the importance of national labs for economic growth.
Washington, DC - “Today, I formally announce my support for Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House for the 116th Congress. I am confident that the agreement we reached will position the Democratic Party to successfully lead in next Congress and for generations to come. As a businessman, I know that a transition plan is critical for any institution.
Aurora, IL – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement on the 200th anniversary of Illinois statehood:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced H.R. 7189, the Expanding Transparency of Information and Safeguarding Toxics (EtO is Toxic) Act of 2018.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after the release of the National Climate Assessment on the potential consequences of climate change on the United States.
NAPERVILLE, IL – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after President Trump stated he wanted to end birthright citizenship:
AURORA, IL – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement following a 60 Minutes interview in which President Trump claimed that scientific advice can be ignored on the grounds that scientists have a political agenda
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) called on Governor Bruce Rauner to alleviate the tax burden imposed by the Republican tax legislation that permanently capped the deduction for state and local taxes (SALT deduction).
Aurora, IL – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after it was announced that the Nobel Prize-winning physicist, former director of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, and Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy founder, Dr. Leon Lederman, had passed away at the age of 96:
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As U.S. lawmakers today begin debating the agreement the United States and five other nations have reached with Iran to limit its nuclear weapons program, the only physicist serving in Congress has announced he will support the deal.
U.S. Rep. Bill Foster has asked for a federal probe into the death of Naperville's Sandra Bland in a Texas jail.
In a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Foster, a Naperville Democrat, asks for a "full and thorough" investigation into a traffic stop and Bland's death in a Waller County, Texas, jail.
Elwood, IL - The first federally approved monument honoring lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) veterans was dedicated Memorial Day, Monday, May 25 at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, Illinois.
The office of U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, is holding fraud prevention discussions in Aurora and Bolingbrook to help senior citizens learn how they can protect themselves from scams.
U.S. Rep. Bill Foster (D-IL,11) wants to raise awareness about the "problem" of Illinois being a "payer state."
JOLIET – U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, called on Will County elected officials to support legislation highlighting the issue of “payer states” like Illinois losing billions in federal spending.
Proposed budget includes $12 million grant to increase access to heroin overdose antidote
U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Illinois, applauded President Barack Obama’s budget proposal, which would increase resources for naloxone.
Heroin abuse, and the deaths that have happened in Kane County because of it, have made for major headlines in the Fox Valley over the past few years.
Yasha Mostofi, a senior at Naperville North High School, was named the inaugural winner of the 11th Congressional District House App Challenge, a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) academic competition.