Representative Bill Foster's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 11, Democratic
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. House - District 11
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Issue Position: Affordable and Comprehensive Health Care for America 11/18/15 Letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey - Boost in NIH funding 10/30/15 Letter to Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Ebola Virus 7/22/15 Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015 5/27/15 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Family Detention 5/01/15 Foster Votes Against Underfunding Veterans' Care 4/30/15 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 3/26/15 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program 2/04/15 Vaccinations 12/15/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Drop Ban on Blood Donations from Gay Men 11/19/14 Secret Science Reform Act of 2014 9/22/14 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Ensure Access to All Available Addiction Therapies 9/11/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Answers On Behalf of ALS Community 9/08/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory, Inconsistent Blood, Organ and Tissue Donation Policies 8/06/14 Foster, Joliet Community Leaders Discuss Legislation to Combat Heroin Abuse, Increase Resources for Treatment 7/30/14 Foster Votes To Improve Care For Veterans 7/25/14 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 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 John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate 11/19/13 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Transparency from Insurers 8/02/13 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary 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 Rep. Foster To Support Health Insurance Reform Legislation 3/21/10 Sun-Times Media - Foster On Board With Health Care Bill 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