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Apr 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) teamed up with Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) to lead 12 lawmakers in the introduction of the Investor Choice Act—legislation to prohibit pre-dispute mandatory (or “forced”) arbitration agreements and ban prohibitions on class action lawsuits in customer contracts that investors often must enter into in order to rec

Apr 1, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement on President Biden’s proposed American Jobs Plan:

Mar 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last Friday, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and Congressman French Hill (R-AR) introduced the Central Bank Digital Currency Study Act. The bill directs the Federal Reserve to conduct a study and issue a report on central bank digital currencies in cooperation with other federal agencies.

Mar 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tonight, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) voted to pass H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, and H.R.

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Mar 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - To highlight the “Payer State” problem, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX) introduced the Payer State Transparency Act of 2021. In a typical year, Illinois taxpayers lose roughly $20 billion because they pay more in federal taxes then they get back in federal spending.

Mar 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Bill Foster voted to pass H.R. 1620, a bipartisan, long-term Violence Against Women Act reauthorization.

Mar 11, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) voted to pass H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act and H.R.

Mar 11, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced two pieces of legislation to help fight the opioid epidemic: the Expanding Opportunities for Recovery Act, and the Examining Opioid Treatment Infrastructure Act. 

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Mar 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after final House passage of H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan, which now heads to President Biden’s desk to be signed into law:

Mar 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Yesterday, Representative Bill Foster (IL-11) introduced the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Inclusion Act of 2021, to assist those who forgo potentially lucrative careers to serve the public good. The bill is cosponsored by Rep. Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Rep. Clarke (NY-09), Rep. Holmes Norton (DC-AL), Rep. García (IL-04), Rep.

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Feb 3, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON (WLS) -- Illinois Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth and Congressional Representative Bill Foster introduced legislation to provide tax relief for anyone who used unemployment benefits last year.

Jan 25, 2021 In The News

US President Joe Biden has signed a raft of executive orders to begin reversing several initiatives by former US president Donald Trump.

Jan 25, 2021 In The News

As Sen. Dick Durbin readies for a historic role as chairman of the powerful Judiciary Committee, members of Congress from the suburbs are dusting off bills on climate change and cheaper prescription drugs with the White House and Senate changing from Republican to Democratic hands.

Jan 19, 2021 In The News

Congress needs a new committee that focuses exclusively on information technology, Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.) said Thursday at an event hosted by The Hill.

Jan 14, 2021 In The News

On the same day the U.S. House impeached President Donald Trump an unprecedented second time, U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood on Wednesday called Trump "a clear and present danger" to the country and urged his removal from office after last week's violence at the Capitol.

Aug 6, 2020 In The News

U.S. Reps. Lauren Underwood and Bill Foster were among the Illinois members of Congress who urged Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to rescind a rule which they said would improperly divert federal funds away from public schools.

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Aug 4, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster highlighted Obama-era federal investments he argued were key to successful vaccine development during a committee meeting on Friday.

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Aug 1, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, introduced a bill Friday to designate the U.S. Postal Service facility in Elwood after Larry Walsh Sr., the longtime Will County official who died earlier this year.

The bill would name the post office building at 303 E. Mississippi Ave. the “Lawrence M. ‘Larry’ Walsh Sr. Post Office,” according to the bill.

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