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.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement regarding the escalating violence in Israel:
Washington, D.C. – Last week, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced the Pandemic Leave Extension Act.
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
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.
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.
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.
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:
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
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.) today said he will likely reintroduce legislation that aims to overhaul the country's fragmentary personal digital identification systems.
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.
US President Joe Biden has signed a raft of executive orders to begin reversing several initiatives by former US president Donald Trump.
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.
Coronavirus has killed more than 400,000 people in the United States, according to Johns Hopkins University.