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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
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 Foster Votes For 2014 Appropriations Bill, Applauds Funding For Scientific Research and Development
Jan. 16, 2014 Foster, Deutch Introduce Legislation To Protect Legal Rights For Immigrant Detainees
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Renewable Fuel Standard
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. 15, 2014 House Republicans Reject Effort To End Immigrant Detention Bed Mandate
Jan. 14, 2014 Foster Introduces Legislation To Reduce Burden For Underwater Homeowners
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. 10, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Vice Chair Federal Reserve Board of Governors - The Future of Community Banks
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Jeb Henarling - Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services - Target Breach
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
Jan. 8, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair SEC Mark Wetjen, Acting Chair CFTC Martin Gruenberg, Chair FDIC Thomas Curry, Director OCC Ben Bernanke, Chair FRB - Regulators to Provide Targeted Volcker Relief to Community Banks
Dec. 20, 2013 Foster Sponsors Legislation To Reverse Cuts To Veterans' Pensions
Dec. 19, 2013 Foster Participates in "Hour of Code" To Highlight Computer Science Education In Bolingbrook
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
Dec. 18, 2013 Illinois Members Release County-By-County Numbers of Those Affected by Not Extending Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 12, 2013 Foster Joins House Democrats, Fast 4 Families To Demand Action On Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Dec. 12, 2013 Foster Votes For Bipartisan Budget Agreement
Dec. 11, 2013 Foster Urges Congress To Extend Unemployment Benefits
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. 9, 2013 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader, - Confirmation of Mel Watt
Dec. 5, 2013 Foster Votes To Protect Inventors and Prevent Patent Abuses
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Illinois Disaster Declaration Due to Tornado Damage
Nov. 25, 2013 Kirk, Durbin, Delegation Call on President to Provide Federal Refief for Central and Southern Illinois Counties
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp and Ranking Member Sander Levin - Tax Reform
Nov. 22, 2013 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
Nov. 22, 2013 Foster Introduces Bipartisan Legislation To Support Military Families and Foster Children, Extend GI Education Benefits
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, and Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning - Immigrant Recruitment Issue in Armed Forces
Nov. 19, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Transparency from Insurers
Nov. 15, 2013 Foster Votes To Honor Promise, Support Efforts To Keep Existing Health Care Plans
Nov. 13, 2013 Foster, Whip Hoyer, House Freshmen Call For Action On Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Nov. 12, 2013 Foster Applauds Passage of Marriage Equality In Illinois
Nov. 8, 2013 Foster Keeps Promise, Donates Pay to Northern Illinois Food Bank
Nov. 7, 2013 Foster Calls For Increased Resources To Combat Heroin Use
Nov. 7, 2013 Foster Applauds Senate Vote on Employment Non-Discrimination Act, Calls For House To Take Action
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding
Oct. 31, 2013 Foster Calls For Increased Efforts To Combat Notario Fraud
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 24, 2013 Foster Calls On Congress To Take Up Immigration Reform
Oct. 17, 2013 Letter to Members of the MPO Policy Committee - Include Illiana Expressway in the GO TO 2040 Plan
Oct. 17, 2013 Foster: Illiana Expressway Needed Investment for Will County
Oct. 16, 2013 Foster Hosts Roundtable to Discuss Shutdown Impact With Business, Education and Research Organizations in IL-11
Oct. 16, 2013 Foster Votes To End Reckless And Unnecessary Shutdown
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Acting Director Edward DeMarco, Federal Housing Finance Agency - Do Not Lower Conforming Loan Limits
Oct. 9, 2013 No Government, No Congressional Spa
Oct. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Implement Additional Sanctions on Iran
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
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