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Nov 23, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC—Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed rules to increase transparency in dark pool trading. The proposal comes after Congressman Bill Foster and members of the New Democrat Coalition Financial Services Task Force urged the SEC to make the changes.

Nov 20, 2015 Press Release


Washington, DC – On Wednesday, November 18, 2015, Congressman Bill Foster spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives recognizing the Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce in Aurora, Illinois.

Video of Foster’s speech can be found here.

Nov 19, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted against H.R. 4038, the so called American SAFE Act of 2015, and released the following statement:

Nov 5, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC—Last night, the House of Representatives passed an amendment introduced by Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) that would take steps to close the Payer State gap by more clearly reporting the distribution of transportation funding.

Nov 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) and 12 bipartisan members of Congress wrote to National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Dr. Francis Collins asking him to examine the potential for abuse of home-brewed heroin.

Nov 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) announced grant awards for Kane and Will Counties from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Nov 2, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC—This weekend, newly elected House Speaker Paul D.

Oct 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) released the following statement on newly-elected Speaker of the House of Representatives, Paul D. Ryan:

Oct 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted for H.R. 1314, the Bipartisan Budget Agreement of 2015.


In The News

May 2, 2013 In The News

AURORA — The hope is that the project will be a cornerstone of the rebirth of downtown.

Apr 30, 2013 In The News

On March 20, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced The National Fab Lab Network Act of 2013 (H.R. 1289), which would create a federal charter for a non-profit organization called “The National Fab Lab Network” (NFLN).

Apr 25, 2013 In The News

BOLINGBROOK – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and U.S. Rep. Bill Foster announced Wednesday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has made a $680,000 investment in the Bolingbrook Fire Department for vehicle acquisition.

Apr 17, 2013 In The News

The construction permit for 1418 North Capitol St. was issued in October 1884 to a man named Henry Keller. He wanted the building to be two stories tall, tin-roofed, 24 feet wide and 60 feet deep, large for what he planned to use it for, which was a blacksmith shop. The most useful of useful trades — an occupation built on making things, on skill.

Apr 17, 2013 In The News

It’s been a busy three months for Bill Foster.

The representative for the recently redrawn 11th U.S. Congressional District has a constituency that stretches from North Aurora to New Lenox, Shorewood to Woodridge. Its border cuts a jagged diagonal across Naperville, the southwest half of which also lies in the 11th.

Apr 9, 2013 In The News

Women have been working for free from December 31 until today, speakers at an equal pay rally in Chicago said.

That’s because April 9 marked the day when a typical woman worker’s salary finally caught up with a man’s from 2012.  

Apr 3, 2013 In The News

Democratic U.S. Senator Dick Durbin Congressman Bill Foster met with current and former students at Aurora University who have benefitted from the Obama Administration's recent immigration directive.

Apr 1, 2013 In The News

AURORA – U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, and Waubonsee Community College President Christine Sobek on Thursday announced a proposal to put a manufacturing laboratory in Waubonsee’s downtown Aurora campus as a way to invest in the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators.

Apr 1, 2013 In The News

When he was little, Jemuel Stephenson had the bug to make things.

So when he was 10, his mother took him to Fab Lab, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology creation that provides free access to sophisticated­ computer-controlled manufacturing equipment.

Mar 29, 2013 In The News

AURORA — A federal bill could be just what Waubonsee Community College needs to secure funding to build a state-of-the-art “Fab Lab” in Aurora.