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Mar 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) led a letter to the nation’s nine federal student loan servicers urging them to apply emergency financial assistance measures announced by the Department of Education in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis to all of the loans they currently service.

Mar 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement in response to Governor Pritzker’s statewide “stay-at-home” order amid the COVID-19 pandemic:

Mar 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC Tonight, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic:

Feb 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – This week, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced the Partnerships for Progress and Prosperity (P3) Act to strengthen the classroom to career pipeline for American students by creating a grant program to promote educational partnerships between schools and employers.

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Feb 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced the Shareholder Political Transparency Act to shed light on corporate political spending by public companies and increase transparency to investors and the public. The bill would mandate public companies periodically share political spending information with their shareholders.

Feb 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate’s final votes on the Articles of Impeachment against President Donald J. Trump:

Feb 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Tonight, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union address:

Jan 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) announced his guest for the State of the Union address: Kristen Ziman, Chief of Police of the Aurora Police Department.

Jan 9, 2020 Press Release

Washington DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) was named chairman of the Science, Space, and Technology Committee’s Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight. The subcommittee is empowered with investigative and oversight authority over all matters concerning non-defense federal research.

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Jan 7, 2020 Press Release

Joliet, IL – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) announced that Catholic Charities of the Dioceses of Joliet will receive an award from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in the amount of $3,495,458. The funding will be provided through the HHS’s Head Start and Early Head Start Office.

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Mar 29, 2018 In The News

As the "Me Too" movement gains strength, employees in the Fox Valley need to know that sexual harassment claims in the workplace will be investigated thoroughly, participants at an Aurora forum on the issue said Thursday.

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Feb 2, 2018 In The News

Will County, Park Forest and Richton Park joined a dozen other government entities at Argonne National Laboratory to be recognized by SolSmart for efforts in encouraging the growth of solar energy.

When it comes to energy sources, "there ain't one better than the sun," said Park Forest Mayor John Ostenburg, who chairs the Energy Committee of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus.

Feb 1, 2018 In The News

Representative Foster on Trump Administration Science Policy

Representative Bill Foster (D-IL) talked about his concerns over the Trump administration’s science policy and personnel on CSPAN's Washington Journal. 

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Jan 24, 2018 In The News

Usually when U.S. Rep. Bill Foster visits a school in his district, he's checking out the science projects students created.

While the subject of science came up Wednesday afternoon, students from Metea Valley High School were more interested in the Naperville congressman's take on the recent government shutdown and net neutrality.

Jan 24, 2018 In The News

A House Democrat will bring a “Dreamer” to President Trump’s inaugural State of the Union address next week as lawmakers try to keep the heat on the White House and Congress to shield young immigrants who were brought to the U.S.

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Jan 9, 2018 In The News

Scientists at Fermilab were told Tuesday by Secretary of Energy Rick Perry the particle physics research facility is one of the "jewels" of the United States.

Dec 4, 2017 In The News

Speaking Monday in Aurora, U.S. Rep.

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Dec 1, 2017 In The News

 

 

Nov 19, 2017 In The News

Ending a tax deduction for interest paid on student loans. Raising taxes for more than 100,000 graduate students who receive tuition waivers. Imposing a levy on endowments at certain private colleges and universities.

Nov 16, 2017 In The News

Local Congressional members toed the political party line Thursday when the U.S. House voted 227-205 in support of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which calls for major changes in the personal and corporate tax structure.

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