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Jul 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the House passed the H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, legislation that would make major investments in infrastructure. The final package included the Better Energy Storage Technology (BEST) Act introduced by Rep.

Jun 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) voted to build on the Affordable Care Act to lower health costs and prescription drug prices for all Americans by joining House Democrats to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act.

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Jun 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in June Medical Services v. Russo, striking down a Louisiana law restricting access to abortion clinics:

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Jun 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DCTonight, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act:

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Jun 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration’s challenge to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

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Jun 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, ruling that federal employment non-discrimination laws protect all LGBTQ employees:

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Jun 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement in support of the Justice in Policing Act:

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Jun 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Foster, D-Ill., and U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, D-Ore today led a bicameral group of 80 other colleagues in urging Donald Trump not to resume explosive nuclear testing after a 28-year hiatus. This letter comes in response to reports indicating the administration is considering taking this step.

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Apr 16, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, announced he was introducing legislation to simplify tax filing. His bill, H.R.

Apr 14, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster appeared encouraged last week by comments made by Dr. Anthony Fauci about the coming availability of widespread COVID-19 antibody testing being deployed.

Apr 8, 2019 In The News

A new bill that would require a national mandatory three-day waiting period when buying a gun could help save lives from gun violence and suicide, a Harvard Business School professor said at a roundtable discussion on gun safety in Aurora.

Feb 27, 2019 In The News

Washington, DCToday, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and Congressman David Kustoff (R-TN) introduced H.R. 1387, the Criminal Organizations' Narcotics, Finances, Resources, Operations, and Networks Targeting (CONFRONT) Act.

Jan 13, 2019 In The News

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — From a couch on the back deck of a dockside restaurant, the Beatles playing in the background and a breeze blowing off the water, Joe Cunningham gestured to Shem Creek.

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Jan 12, 2019 In The News

Ripples from the shutdown of the federal government are starting to expand into Naperville.

This week Loaves & Fishes Community Services received its first requests for assistance from furloughed workers who’ve become unwitting pawns in a political struggle happening 600 miles away in Washington, D.C.

Jan 10, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, released a statement this week saying that he will donate his congressional pay earned during the government shutdown to the Northern Illinois Food Bank.

Foster did the same during the 2013 shutdown over repealing the Affordable Care Act.

Oct 15, 2018 In The News

Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, signed on to a letter from fellow Congressional Democrats calling on Gov. Bruce Rauner to alleviate the tax burden on Illinois residents by mitigating the effects of the tax cut bill, which Republicans passed last year.

Jul 31, 2018 In The News

Before being elected to Congress in 2008, Representative Bill Foster of Illinois, a Democrat, worked for more than 20 years as a physicist at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Ill. Now, as the only member of Congress with a Ph.D. in science, he says there is an urgent need for more scientists in politics.

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