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Bill Foster's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - FEMA Public Assistance for Disaster Damage in Illinois
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Durbin, Kirk, Delegation Call on President to Provide Federal Public Assistance for Southern and Central Illinois Counties
Nov. 25, 2013 Kirk, Durbin, Delegation Call on President to Provide Federal Refief for Central and Southern Illinois Counties
Sept. 23, 2013 64 Members of Congress, Led by Congressman Dan Kildee, Call on Iran to Release Amir Hekmati As U.N. General Assembly Starts
July 31, 2013 Rep. Foster Calls for Examination of National Security Agency Operations
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
June 5, 2013 Rep. Foster Takes Action To End Costly, Inhumane Immigrant Detention Bed Quota
May 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Illinois Disaster Relief
April 18, 2013 Rep. Bill Foster Statement on CISPA Vote
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
Feb. 13, 2013 Rep. Foster Responds To State of the Union Address, Applauds Call To Invest In Middle Class, Manufacturing
Sept. 1, 2010 Durbin and Illinois Congressional Delegation Call on President to Provide Federal Relief for Thirteen Illinois Counties
Nov. 6, 2009 Chemical Facility Anti-terrorism Act Of 2009
Nov. 6, 2009 Rep. Foster's Amendment Included In Chemical And Water Security Act Of 2009
Oct. 1, 2009 Rep. Foster Votes To Ensure Lawmakers Have 72 Hours To Review Legislation
July 24, 2009 Letter To Craig Fugate, FEMA Administrator
June 10, 2009 Hearing Of The National Security And Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Of The House Oversight Committee - Commission On Wartime Contracting: Interim Findings And A Path Forward
May 19, 2009 Hearing of the National Security Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Afghanistan and Pakistan: Resourcing the Civilian Surge
Aug. 15, 2008 Letter to President George W. Bush, Re: Federal Assistance to 21 Southern Illinois Counties
July 16, 2008 Letter to President George W. Bush, Re: Increase Federal Cost Share for Disaster Assistance
June 24, 2008 Letter to President George W. Bush, Re: Increase Federal Cost Share for Disaster Assistance
June 20, 2008 Letter to The Honorable George W. Bush, The President of the United States
June 13, 2008 Letter to David Paulison, Administrator of FEMA, and John Paul Woodley, Jr., Assistant Secretary of the Army, Civil Works, Re: Federal Assistance
June 13, 2008 Letter to R. David Paulison, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency and The Honorable John Paul Woodley, Jr., Assistant Secretary of the Army, Civil Works
April 9, 2008 Rep. Bill Foster Responds to Gen. Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker
Issue Position: National Security
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