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Bill Foster's Public Statements

Full Name: Bill Foster
Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 11, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 11
Primary March 18, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Aesook; 2 Children: Billy, Christine
Birth Date: 10/07/1955
Birth Place: Madison, WI
Home City: Naperville, IL
Date Title
Issue Position: Repairing a Dysfunctional Congress
Issue Position: Lowering Taxes for Middle Class Families
Issue Position: Science and Technology
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Financial Responsibility
Issue Position: National Security
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Social Security & Medicare
Issue Position: Fiscal Responsibility
Issue Position: Taxes
Issue Position: Affordable and Comprehensive Health Care for America
Issue Position: The War in Iraq
Issue Position: Uncontrolled Immigration
Issue Position: Creating Jobs
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: The War in Iraq
Issue Position: Energy that is Safe, Secure and Affordable
Aug. 13, 2014 Foster Discusses Efforts To Reduce Student Loan Debt
Aug. 6, 2014 Foster, Joliet Community Leaders Discuss Legislation to Combat Heroin Abuse, Increase Resources for Treatment
July 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - House Should Stay in Session to Address Budget and Other Pressing Issues
July 31, 2014 Foster, Maloney Introduce Legislation To Combat Heroin Abuse, Increase Resources For Treatment
July 30, 2014 Foster Votes To Improve Care For Veterans
July 25, 2014 Foster, Polis, Vargas Introduce House Resolution Calling On DOD To Allow DREAMers In The Military
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
July 22, 2014 Urging the Reunification of Cyprus
July 16, 2014 Foster Leads Delegation Encouraging White House To Support Renewable Energy
July 15, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Pete Sessions, Chairman of the House Committee on Rules - Financial Services Committee Democrats Call for Transparency in TRIA Debate
July 15, 2014 Foster Votes For Highway and Transportation Funding
July 11, 2014 Foster Votes To End Tax Giveaways For Companies That Ship Jobs Overseas
July 10, 2014 House Passes Holt/Foster Amendment to Restore National Undergraduate Fellowship Program
July 9, 2014 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
July 1, 2014 Rep. Roybal-Allard Leads Members of Congress in Calling for an End to the Indefinite Detention of Immigrants
July 1, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary Department of Homeland Security - Indefinite Detention of Immigrants
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 26, 2014 Foster Calls For House Action To Stop Gun Violence
June 25, 2014 Civil Rights Act of 1964
June 25, 2014 Foster Fights To Protect American Jobs, Reauthorize U.S. Export-Import Bank
June 20, 2014 On 70th Anniversary of GI Bill, Foster Urges Congress To Act To Insure All Veterans Get The Benefits They Deserve
June 18, 2014 30th Anniversary of Loaves and Fishes
June 18, 2014 Foster Fights To Increase Resources For Argonne National Lab
June 17, 2014 Foster Commends Executive Order Banning Discrimination
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 13, 2014 Durbin, Gutierrez, Foster, Johnson Discus Federal Deportation Policy with Community Leaders
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
June 12, 2014 Foster Supports Bipartisan Legislation To Reduce Taxes For Small Businesses
June 10, 2014 Foster Applauds Passage Of Bipartisan Legislation To Maintain And Develop Waterways Infrastructure
June 10, 2014 Foster Applauds Passage Of Bipartisan Legislation To Maintain And Develop Waterways Infrastructure
June 3, 2014 Letter to the Honorable Dave Camp, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means and the Honorable Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the Committee on Ways and Means - Federal Tax Code Stacked Against Transit
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