As families, businesses and local governments compile their full damage assessments and apply for assistance, I and my office will be fully available to help 11th District residents with any difficulties they may have applying for federal assistance.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster, with his wife Aesook, released a video to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster praised President Obama’s signing of the federal disaster declaration for Illinois. The declaration covers those affected by April flooding in 11 Illinois counties including all five counties in the 11th District -- Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall and Will. Following the announcement, Congressman Bill Foster offered help to any 11th D
Washington, DC—Today, Governor Pat Quinn requested federal assistance for 11 Illinois counties impacted by severe flooding in April. The counties listed include Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall and Will. Following the declaration, Congressman Bill Foster requested the White House quickly approve the assistance to ensure those impacted get the resources they need.
Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted against H.R. 807, the Full Faith and Credit Act, better known as the “Pay China First Act.”
Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted against H.R. 1406, the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013, a bill that would lead to a pay cut for working families by allowing employers to forgo paying overtime to workers who have put in more than 40 hours in a week.
Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) and Congressman Randy Hultgren (IL-14) issued a joint statement honoring the life and sacrifice of Captain Brandon Cyr of the United States Air Force. Captain Cyr was killed in the Zabul province of Afghanistan when the MC-12 Liberty aircraft he was traveling in crashed on April 27, 2013.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster announced the winners of the 32nd annual Congressional Art Competition.
Joliet, IL— Next Tuesday, April 30th at 4 p.m. CDT, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for the grand opening of his Congressional office in Joliet. Earlier this month, Congressman Foster opened an office in Aurora.