Representative Bill Foster's Public Statements


Full Name: Bill Foster
Current Office: U.S. House - District 11, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Last 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
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Issue Position: Affordable and Comprehensive Health Care for America 6/18/14 30th Anniversary of Loaves and Fishes 5/30/14 Foster Statement on the Resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki 5/15/14 Foster Demands Immediate Answers From Hines VA 4/30/14 Foster Votes To Increase Support For Veterans 4/23/14 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 4/02/14 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer 11/22/13 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 8/02/13 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy 7/30/13 Rep. Foster Commemorates Anniversary of Medicare, Calls On Congress To Preserve Medicare For Future Generations 4/22/13 Letter to John Culberson, Chair, and Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans' Affairs and Related Agencies 7/13/12 Flashback Friday: 2007: Congresswoman Biggert Voted to Deny Coverage to Illinois Children 6/28/12 Beacon News - Congressional Candidates Weigh in on Health Care Ruling 6/28/12 Bill Foster Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Health Care Law Ruling 4/21/10 Rep. Foster Votes To Strengthen Veterans' Health Services 4/20/10 Illinois Small Businesses Will Be Notified About Eligibility For Health Reform Tax Cuts 4/09/10 Health Bill Closes Corporate Loophole 3/23/10 Rep. Foster Announces Health Insurance Reform Provisions That Will Immediately Go Into Effect 3/21/10 Sun-Times Media - Foster On Board With Health Care Bill 3/21/10 Rep. Foster To Support Health Insurance Reform Legislation 2/18/10 Rep. Foster Announces $7.5 Million Stimulus Award For Health Information Technology At NIU 11/19/09 Rep. Foster Votes To Improve Health Care Services For Medicare Patients And Physicians 11/07/09 Rep. Foster Statement On Voting Yes On Health Insurance Reform Legislation 10/29/09 Foster Releases Statement on the Introduction of H.R. 3962 -- The Affordable Health Care for America Act 9/24/09 Foster Votes To Protect Seniors From Increases In Medicare Premiums 5/21/09 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - Legislative Proposals to Improve the Efficiency and Oversight of Municipal Finance 5/11/09 Foster Statement on Chinese Ban of Illinois Pork 2/04/09 Foster Votes To Provide 11 Million Children With Health Care Coverage 1/14/09 Rep. Foster Votes to Extend Children's Health Care Coverage 1/14/09 Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 9/10/08 Rep. Foster Votes for Veterans 1/15/08 Bill Foster Endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice America 1/14/08 Foster Unveils Health Care Plan 1/01/12 Issue Position: Health Care