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Bill Foster's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Aesook; 2 Children: Billy, Christine
Birth Date: 10/07/1955
Birth Place: Madison, WI
Home City: Batavia, IL
Date Title
Issue Position: Affordable and Comprehensive Health Care for America
Aug. 6, 2014 Foster, Joliet Community Leaders Discuss Legislation to Combat Heroin Abuse, Increase Resources for Treatment
July 30, 2014 Foster Votes To Improve Care For Veterans
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
June 18, 2014 30th Anniversary of Loaves and Fishes
May 30, 2014 Foster Statement on the Resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki
May 15, 2014 Foster Demands Immediate Answers From Hines VA
April 30, 2014 Foster Votes To Increase Support For Veterans
April 23, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration - Recognize Naloxene as a Safe and Effective Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug for Over-the-Counter Use
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 30, 2013 Rep. Foster Commemorates Anniversary of Medicare, Calls On Congress To Preserve Medicare For Future Generations
April 22, 2013 Letter to John Culberson, Chair, and Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans' Affairs and Related Agencies
July 13, 2012 Flashback Friday: 2007: Congresswoman Biggert Voted to Deny Coverage to Illinois Children
June 28, 2012 Bill Foster Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Health Care Law Ruling
June 28, 2012 Beacon News - Congressional Candidates Weigh in on Health Care Ruling
April 21, 2010 Rep. Foster Votes To Strengthen Veterans' Health Services
April 20, 2010 Illinois Small Businesses Will Be Notified About Eligibility For Health Reform Tax Cuts
April 9, 2010 Health Bill Closes Corporate Loophole
March 23, 2010 Rep. Foster Announces Health Insurance Reform Provisions That Will Immediately Go Into Effect
March 21, 2010 Sun-Times Media - Foster On Board With Health Care Bill
March 21, 2010 Rep. Foster To Support Health Insurance Reform Legislation
Feb. 18, 2010 Rep. Foster Announces $7.5 Million Stimulus Award For Health Information Technology At NIU
Nov. 19, 2009 Rep. Foster Votes To Improve Health Care Services For Medicare Patients And Physicians
Nov. 7, 2009 Rep. Foster Statement On Voting Yes On Health Insurance Reform Legislation
Oct. 29, 2009 Foster Releases Statement on the Introduction of H.R. 3962 -- The Affordable Health Care for America Act
Sept. 24, 2009 Foster Votes To Protect Seniors From Increases In Medicare Premiums
May 21, 2009 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - Legislative Proposals to Improve the Efficiency and Oversight of Municipal Finance
May 11, 2009 Foster Statement on Chinese Ban of Illinois Pork
Feb. 4, 2009 Foster Votes To Provide 11 Million Children With Health Care Coverage
Jan. 14, 2009 Rep. Foster Votes to Extend Children's Health Care Coverage
Jan. 14, 2009 Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009
Sept. 10, 2008 Rep. Foster Votes for Veterans
Jan. 15, 2008 Bill Foster Endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice America
Jan. 14, 2008 Foster Unveils Health Care Plan
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Health Care
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