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Aug 24, 2013 Press Release

Like many, I was deeply disappointed by the Supreme Court’s ruling last month in Shelby County v. Holder. By invalidating Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, the Court did great damage to an act that was, along with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, one of the greatest legislative achievements of the civil rights era.

Aug 1, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) and Congressman Ted Deutch (FL-21) introduced the Protecting Immigrants from Legal Exploitation Act to shield immigrants from fraudulent and unethical legal representation. The legislation outlines specific penalties for “notarios” who intentionally mislead immigrants by providing fraudulent services.

Aug 1, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider (IL-10), Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) and Bill Foster (IL-11) voted in favor of the Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act (HR 1911), a bipartisan compromise that reverses the July 1 doubling of student loan interest rates from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent.

Jul 31, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Recently, a letter signed by Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) calling for examination and reform of the National Security Agency’s operations was delivered to President Obama.  Foster joined 153 colleagues in the House of Representatives in signing the letter which strongly urged the President to work with Congress to consider modifications and amendments to exi

Jul 30, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) released the following statement commemorating the 48th anniversary of Medicare:

Jul 26, 2013 Press Release

Congressman Foster Discusses Immigration Refomrm

Congressman Foster discusses immigration reform with business and tech leaders