Washington, D.C. – Today, Congress passed S 893 to provide veterans with a 1.5% COLA (cost-of-living adjustment) increase in disability compensation benefits.
Naperville, IL —Today Congressman Bill Foster held a roundtable discussion with community leaders on heroin use. They discussed what can be done, and what is being done to stop this epidemic.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster commended the Senate for voting 64-32 in favor of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). The law would provide basic protections against workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Naperville, IL – Today, Congressman Bill Foster released the following statement after the Illinois state legislature passed SB10, allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry:
Washington, DC— On Monday, November 4th, Congressman Bill Foster is hosting an interactive budget exercise, in conjunction with the non-partisan Concord Coalition, to address federal budget concerns facing our nation today.
Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) echoed President Obama’s call on Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform, citing calls for action from the business community, religious community, law enforcement and local municipal leaders.
Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) released a statement following the vote by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning’s MPO Policy Committee to include the Illiana Expressway in the GO TO 2040 plan.