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Bill Foster's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Jack Kingston and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 14, 2014 Foster Supports Protecting Medicare Payments
March 12, 2014 Foster Calls For Immediate Vote To Extend Unemployment Insurance
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Cammittee Chairman of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee - Call for Series of Hearings Focused on Poverty
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Immediate Vote to Extend Unemployment Insurance
Jan. 8, 2014 Extending Emergency Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 18, 2013 Illinois Members Release County-By-County Numbers of Those Affected by Not Extending Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 12, 2013 Foster Votes For Bipartisan Budget Agreement
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 11, 2013 Foster Urges Congress To Extend Unemployment Benefits
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
July 24, 2013 Rep. Foster Introduces Amendment To Protect 30-Year Mortgages For Middle Class Families
June 20, 2013 Foster Votes Against Drastic, Harmful Cuts To Food Assistance Program
June 20, 2013 Proposed Cuts to the SNAP Program
Sept. 7, 2012 Congresswoman Judy Biggert Voted Against Help for Manufacturing Workers Who Lost Jobs Due to Her Bad Trade Votes
July 1, 2010 Rep. Foster Stands With the Unemployed As They Look for Work
Nov. 5, 2009 Rep. Foster Votes To Extend And Expand Homebuyer Tax Credit, Extend Unemployment Benefits
Sept. 22, 2009 Rep. Foster Votes to Extend Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Sept. 26, 2008 Rep. Foster Votes to Create Jobs, Improve Infrastructure
June 11, 2008 Foster Addresses Growing Unemployment
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