Representative Bill Foster's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 11, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 11
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Issue Position: Affordable and Comprehensive Health Care for America Issue Position: The War in Iraq Issue Position: Economy Issue Position: Financial Responsibility Issue Position: Immigration Issue Position: Uncontrolled Immigration Issue Position: Science and Technology Issue Position: Creating Jobs Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Social Security & Medicare Issue Position: Fiscal Responsibility Issue Position: Repairing a Dysfunctional Congress Issue Position: Energy Issue Position: National Security Issue Position: The War in Iraq Issue Position: Energy that is Safe, Secure and Affordable Issue Position: Taxes Issue Position: Lowering Taxes for Middle Class Families 9/29/14 Letter to Calvin Scovel, Inspector General of Transportation - Calling for Investigation into Air Traffic Control Facility Sabotage 9/23/14 Durbin, Foster Announce More Than $1.2 Million in HUD Funding for Joliet Housing and Community Development 9/22/14 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Ensure Access to All Available Addiction Therapies 9/18/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Opposition to the Eight-Week House Recess 9/09/14 Durbin, Foster, Schakowsky Announce More Than $8.4 Million in Funding to Illinois Schools to Study Cutting Edge Clean Energy Technologies 9/08/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory, Inconsistent Blood, Organ and Tissue Donation Policies 8/18/14 Beacon News - Despite Block in Senate, Foster Pushes House Bill to Help Students Get Lower Loan Rates 8/13/14 Foster Discusses Efforts To Reduce Student Loan Debt 8/06/14 Foster, Joliet Community Leaders Discuss Legislation to Combat Heroin Abuse, Increase Resources for Treatment 7/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - House Should Stay in Session to Address Budget and Other Pressing Issues 7/31/14 Foster, Maloney Introduce Legislation To Combat Heroin Abuse, Increase Resources For Treatment 7/30/14 Foster Votes To Improve Care For Veterans 7/25/14 Foster, Polis, Vargas Introduce House Resolution Calling On DOD To Allow DREAMers In The Military 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 7/22/14 Urging the Reunification of Cyprus 7/16/14 Foster Leads Delegation Encouraging White House To Support Renewable Energy 7/15/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Pete Sessions, Chairman of the House Committee on Rules - Financial Services Committee Democrats Call for Transparency in TRIA Debate 7/15/14 Foster Votes For Highway and Transportation Funding 7/11/14 Foster Votes To End Tax Giveaways For Companies That Ship Jobs Overseas 7/10/14 House Passes Holt/Foster Amendment to Restore National Undergraduate Fellowship Program 7/09/14 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 7/01/14 Rep. Roybal-Allard Leads Members of Congress in Calling for an End to the Indefinite Detention of Immigrants 7/01/14 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary Department of Homeland Security - Indefinite Detention of Immigrants 6/27/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/26/14 Foster Calls For House Action To Stop Gun Violence 6/25/14 Civil Rights Act of 1964 6/25/14 Foster Fights To Protect American Jobs, Reauthorize U.S. Export-Import Bank 6/20/14 On 70th Anniversary of GI Bill, Foster Urges Congress To Act To Insure All Veterans Get The Benefits They Deserve 6/18/14 30th Anniversary of Loaves and Fishes 6/18/14 Foster Fights To Increase Resources For Argonne National Lab 6/17/14 Foster Commends Executive Order Banning Discrimination