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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

Jun 20, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Foster spoke out against the drastic cuts proposed to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food assistance program, a lifeline that millions of Americans rely on.

Watch the video of Foster’s floor speech here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1PHjF6C6gM

Jun 19, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) introduced the following statement for the Congressional Record commemorating Juneteenth:  

Mr. FOSTER.  Mr. Speaker, I rise today to commemorate Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration marking the end of slavery in the United States.

Jun 19, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster marked the 50th Annual National Small Business Week with the release of the Illinois 11th Small Business Survey. The survey is designed to help gauge what issues most impact small business owners in the 11th District of Illinois, and how best to provide them with the support and tools they need to remain successful.

Jun 18, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster voted against H.R. 1797, a Republican bill that would overturn Roe vs. Wade and restrict a woman’s right to choose by banning all abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, even if the health of the mother is at risk.  Not only would H.R.

Jun 14, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster is calling on Congress to take action to stop the student loan interest rate increase.  If no action is taken, student loan interest will double on July 1st, jumping from 3.4% to 6.8% for federally subsidized student loans.  Reports have shown that growing student debt is having negative effects on the economy, including delayed

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