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Bill Foster's Public Statements

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 22, 2014 Foster Introduces Bill to Reduce Cost of College Textbooks
April 10, 2014 Foster, Duckworth and Schneider Vote Against Republican Budget
April 9, 2014 Letter to Jacob Lew, Chairman of the Financial Stability Oversight Council
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 9, 2014 Recent Evidence of Inflation
April 8, 2014 Foster Raises Over $460,000 in First Quarter
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 4, 2014 Pro-Growth Budgeting Act of 2013
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingson, Chairman, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services of the House Appropriations Committee - Increased Funding To Fight Heroin Abuse
April 3, 2014 Letter to Mike Simpson, Chair, and Marcy Kaptur, Ranking Member, of the Energy and Water Development Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Protect Funding For National Labs
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
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
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the House Appropriations Committee - Eliminate Immigrant Detention Bed Quota
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the House Appropriations Committee - Flood Risk Mitigation Funding
March 28, 2014 Progress Illinois - Foster Introduces Bill Aimed At Boosting Manufacturing Job Training
March 28, 2014 Foster Launches "Project Growth" Series
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 26, 2014 Foster Calls For House To Act, Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform
March 25, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - Give Working Families an Opportunity to Obtain the Health Insurance They Need
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 17, 2014 Durbin, Foster Applaud Opening of Argonne Energy Sciences Building
March 14, 2014 Foster Supports Protecting Medicare Payments
March 12, 2014 Foster Calls For Immediate Vote To Extend Unemployment Insurance
March 12, 2014 Executive Needs to Faithfully Observe and Respect Congressional Enactments of the Law Act of 2014
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 6, 2014 Boys 2 Men
March 6, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pay for Success
Feb. 26, 2014 Foster Calls On Congress To Raise The Minimum Wage
Feb. 25, 2014 Foster: New Manufacturing Lab Offers Tremendous Opportunity For Illinois
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 12, 2014 Foster Votes To Repeal Cuts To Veterans' Pensions
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Immigration Detention Requirement
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Propane Shortage
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - FEMA Public Assistance for Disaster Damage in Illinois
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman House Financial Services Committee, and John Campbell, Chairman House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade - Hearing on Export-Import Bank
Feb. 5, 2014 Heroin Abuse
Feb. 3, 2014 Foster Votes To Improve Tuition Assistance, Job Training For Veterans
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 29, 2014 Foster Responds To State of the Union Address, Calls For Increased Focus On Strengthening The Middle Class, Immigration Reform
Jan. 29, 2014 Foster Supports Bipartisan Five-Year Farm Bill Agreement, Expresses Disappointment In Cuts To SNAP Food Assistance
Jan. 28, 2014 Rep. Foster Opposes Yet Another Attempt by House Republicans to Restrict a Woman's Right to Choose
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
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. 16, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Renewable Fuel Standard
Jan. 16, 2014 Foster, Deutch Introduce Legislation To Protect Legal Rights For Immigrant Detainees
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