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Apr 14, 2017 Press Release

Naperville, IL – Last night, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) hosted a community forum to discuss the latest about the debate over health care and the Affordable Care Act.

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - "The Assad regime's continued possession and use of chemical weapons is a violation of international law and universal standards of humanity.  The missile strike against the Syrian airfield that was reportedly the source of this week's horrific chemical weapons attacks represents a measured first response to that violation.

Mar 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - I strongly condemn the Trump Administration’s decision to undo federal regulations that protect our environment. This order shows a fundamental ignorance of climate science and its importance to our country’s future. The vast majority of scientists believe that climate change is real and that it is largely man made.

Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, I was proud to be on the floor of the U.S. House as pressure from across the political spectrum forced the Republican Party to pull the American Health Care Act, also known as TrumpCare, from consideration. If this legislation had passed, the result would have been a disaster for retirees, veterans, and hardworking Americans.

Mar 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – I am pleased to announce that the Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Joliet will receive over $2.3 million in grant funding from the Department of Health and Human Services. This funding will allow the organization’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs to continue.

Mar 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced the American Innovation Act, a measure that would support the steady growth of federal investment in scientific and technological research.

Mar 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - This budget eliminates critical funding for science, education, and programs that keep Americans safe and healthy. It is hard to overstate how much damage this budget will do to our ability to remain at the forefront of innovation and problem solving.

Mar 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced a bipartisan House resolution to designate March 14 as National Pi (π) Day.

Mar 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) testified before the U.S. House Appropriations Committee encouraging science funding in the FY2018 budget.

Mar 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) led a letter to President Trump with 59 of his colleagues urging the preservation of the Iran Nuclear Deal.


In The News

Feb 13, 2015 In The News

The office of U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, is holding fraud prevention discussions in Aurora and Bolingbrook to help senior citizens learn how they can protect themselves from scams.

Feb 9, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster (D-IL,11) wants to raise awareness about the "problem" of Illinois being a "payer state."

Feb 7, 2015 In The News

JOLIET – U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, called on Will County elected officials to support legislation highlighting the issue of “payer states” like Illinois losing billions in federal spending.

Feb 5, 2015 In The News

Proposed budget includes $12 million grant to increase access to heroin overdose antidote

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Illinois, applauded President Barack Obama’s budget proposal, which would increase resources for naloxone.

Dec 19, 2014 In The News

Heroin abuse, and the deaths that have happened in Kane County because of it, have made for major headlines in the Fox Valley over the past few years.

Dec 12, 2014 In The News

Yasha Mostofi, a senior at Naperville North High School, was named the inaugural winner of the 11th Congressional District House App Challenge, a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) academic competition.

Dec 10, 2014 In The News

Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) and Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) voted to pass the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2015 in the House of Representatives. The bill included a provision crafted by Congressman Kinzinger and Congressman Foster, which allows Will County to continue using the Prairie View Landfill through 2041.

Dec 9, 2014 In The News

The news regarding President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration reform sent a whirlwind of emotions and charges across the states, but also left questions on what the move really means for undocumented immigrants.

Dec 8, 2014 In The News

Winter 2015. Commuter A nips out of her garage in the suburbs, turns onto I-88 and then crawls along the tollway and the Eisenhower Expressway, eventually arriving at work in the Loop where parking costs about $290 a month.

Jul 14, 2014 In The News

Scott and Caroline Schmauderer know all the acronyms and the nitty-gritty details of the federal government's various programs to help homeowners like themselves, whose plans were derailed by the housing bust.

They read up on loan modifications, but they aren't behind on their mortgage payments, so they don't qualify for one.