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Dec 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Tonight, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement on President-elect Biden’s nomination of Jennifer Granholm as Secretary of Energy:

Dec 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement on the U.S. COVID-19 death toll passing 300,000 people:

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Nov 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement on President-elect Biden’s nomination of Janet Yellen as Secretary of the Treasury:

Nov 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement on the U.S. COVID-19 death toll passing 250,000 people:

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Oct 16, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX) introduced the bipartisan Payer State Transparency Act of 2020.

Oct 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) announced introduction of H.R.

Sep 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced the Parents PLUS Loan Fairness and Responsibility Act. This legislation would provide a rational fix for parents experiencing multiple financial burdens and allow students to take responsibility for the student debt that was incurred on their behalf.

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Sep 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, the House passed H.R. 4447, the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act, legislation that would boost green infrastructure and energy efficiency in buildings and invest in renewable technologies, energy sources, and workforce training.

Sep 19, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement on the U.S. COVID-19 death toll passing 200,000 people:

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Sep 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Tonight, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement on the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

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In The News

Jan 15, 2020 In The News

Last week, U.S. Rep. Bill Foster was named the chair of the Science, Space and Technology Committee's Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight.

The subcommittee is empowered with investigative and oversight authority over all matters concerning non-defense federal research, according to a news release.

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Jan 8, 2020 In The News

On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Bill Foster announced that Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Joliet will receive an award from the Department of Health and Human Services for nearly $3.5 million.

The funding will be provided through the HHS Head Start and Early Head Start Office, according to a news release.

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Jan 8, 2020 In The News

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Dec 6, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster has introduced legislation aiming to better equip federal agencies with the scientific literature necessary to make “well-informed” policy decisions.

Dec 2, 2019 In The News

Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.) will seek the House Financial Services subcommittee gavel overseeing capital markets, according to a letter obtained by POLITICO that’s heading to fellow members this afternoon.

Nov 7, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster held a panel discussion about gun violence Wednesday night in Joliet Township.

Foster, D-Naperville, and the panel shared their thoughts about the issue and possible solutions before fielding questions from several audience members at St. John Missionary Baptist Church.

Oct 22, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster introduced legislation that would require health care providers to give patients access to their medical records at no cost once a year if they need them.

Sep 3, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster spoke to members of the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce on Friday about the importance of the 2020 U.S. Census and its implications for Will County.

Aug 17, 2019 In The News

SUGAR GROVE – U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood, D-Naperville, and U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, headlined a panel discussion on student loan debt Aug. 5 at Waubonsee Community College.

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Jul 30, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, introduced legislation to amend the penalties students face when convicted of minor marijuana offenses.

Under current law, a student convicted of possessing marijuana could lose federal student aid for an extended period of time, according to a news release from Foster’s office.

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