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Jul 3, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) announced Joliet Junior College has been awarded a grant in the amount of $176,427 to support their work to provide veterans with training for high-demand jobs. The money will support Joliet Junior College’s “Driving America: One Veteran at a Time” program. The grant is awarded through the Department of Transportation.

Jul 2, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) released the following statement commemorating the 49th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964:

Jul 1, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) announced today that he has become a cosponsor of H.R.

Jun 27, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) released the following statement on the bipartisan Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013, which passed with a vote of 68-32 in the Senate:

Jun 26, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster praised the United States Supreme Court for striking down the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which blocked federal and state governments from recognizing same-sex marriages. In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court determined DOMA to be unconstitutional.

Jun 21, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster released the following statement congratulating Nigel Lockyer for his appointment as the new director of Fermilab:

Jun 20, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster released the following statement on his vote against H.R. 1947, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act:

Jun 20, 2013 Press Release
Three Chicago-area Congressional Democrats spoke on the House floor today urging against a proposed $20 billion in cuts over 10 years from a food assistance program that they say will mean a huge hit to food depositories and soup kitchens.

The proposed cuts t

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