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.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after it was reported that the U.S. COVID-19 death toll surpassed 100,000 people:
Washington, DC – Tonight, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Heroes Act:
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after Speaker Pelosi named him as one of the Members of the House Select Committee on the Coronavirus Crisis:
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and Congressman Sean Casten (D-IL) led a bipartisan letter to House leadership urging equitable per-capita distribution of funds to states in any future stimulus package.
Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and Congresswoman Donna Shalala (D-FL) led a letter to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration urging them to speed up the evaluation and approval process for a COVID-19 vaccine, and to prepare for a more rapid deployment to the public.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, stated that widespread COVID-19 antibody testing is close to being deployed:
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced the Closing the Digital Divide for Students Act to expand broadband access for low-income families in HUD-assisted housing and to ensure that more students have the opportunity to succeed in school.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement after President Trump fired Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson:
“President Trump's shameful attempt to use the distraction of the COVID-19 crisis to dismantle fundamental checks and balances of our government will not go unnoticed.
Washington, DC – This week, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL), Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA), and Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL) led a bipartisan letter to the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) in support of their efforts to encourage innovation in COVID-19 testing, and urging them to rap
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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.
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.
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.
Speaking Monday in Aurora, U.S. Rep.
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.
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.
JOLIET - Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, announced Tuesday that Joliet Junior College was awarded a National Science Foundation grant worth $649,901, according to a press release from Foster's office.
A group of mostly Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday slammed a new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) policy designed to overhaul the agency’s scientific advisory panels.
Three weeks ago, President Trump announced his refusal to certify to Congress Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the grounds that he does not believe that it is in our national interest—despite his acknowledgement that Iran is in full compliance with the terms of the agreement.