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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2/14/18 Foster Bill Authorizing Funding for Illinois National Labs Passes House 11/07/17 Letter to Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Reinstatement of Science in the EPA 11/07/17 Letter to the Hon. Lamar Smith, Chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - House Science Committee Democrats Ask Chairman to Invite EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to Testify 11/01/17 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Foster, Hearing on The Future of Low Dose Radiation Research 9/13/17 Press Release: Foster Introduces the Bipartisan Smarter EPSCoR Act 7/26/17 Foster Statement on Proposed Cuts to NIH and NASA 7/12/17 Foster Statement on Proposed Cuts to National Science Foundation 6/15/17 Foster Statement on the Fiftieth Anniversary of Fermi National Accelerator Lab 6/09/17 Letter to Rick Perry, Secretary of Energy, Scott Pruitt, EPA Administrator, Dr. Kent Rochford, Acting Director of National Institute of Standards and Technology, Robert M. Lightfoot, Jr., Acting Administrator of NASA, Francis Collins, Director of National Institutes of Health, Dr. France Cordova, Director of the National Science Foundation, Benjamin Friedman, Acting Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Request for Job Loss Numbers Caused by Trump Budget at Science Agencies, Universities, and Laboratories 5/18/17 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump, President of the United States - Stop Peddling Fake News, Appoint a Qualified Science Advisor 4/28/17 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump, President of the United States - Expressing Concern over Proposed Cuts to the Office of Science 4/06/17 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Mike Simpson and the Hon. Ranking Member Marcy Kaptur of the House Appropriations Committee on Energy and Water Development - FY 2018 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill 4/06/17 Letter to the Hon. Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, the Hon. Tom Cole, Chairman, and the Hon. Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, & Education - Increase Federal Funding for Medical Research 3/16/17 Press Release: Foster Introduces American Innovation Act 3/08/17 Foster Defends Science in Testimony Before House Appropriations Committee 1/25/17 Foster Condemns Trump Administration's Attacks on Science 12/02/16 Press Release: Foster, Takano Introduce Resolution to Establish National 3D Printing Day 11/20/16 Chicago Tribune - Climate Change Real, Cost of Doing Nothing 'Enormous,' Foster Warns 11/19/16 Press Release: Foster Hosts Panel on Climate Change 11/10/16 Letter to the Hon. Harold Rogers - Prioritize Funding for National Institutes of Health 11/10/16 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Honorable Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations of the U.S. House of Representatives - Call for Increased Funding for the National Institutes of Health for Fiscal Year 2017 9/29/16 Press Release: Foster Praises Investment in Science and Public Health Crises in the Federal Budget 5/25/16 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 5/24/16 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 4/28/16 Foster & Lofgren lead more than 90 House Democrats Calling to End to Politically Motivated Attacks on Planned Parenthood 4/27/16 Lipinski and Moolenaar Announce New Congressional Chemistry Caucus 2/03/16 Cancer Immunotherapy 10/09/15 Weather Forcasting 8/07/15 Letter to The Honorable Ernest Moniz, Secretary U.S. Department of Energy, The Honorable John Holdren, Director Office of Science and Technology Policy, The Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director Office of Management and Budget - Support the Department of Energy's Long Baseline Neutrino Facility in Budget 6/11/15 Recognizing the Quad County Urban League and the Students Participating in Tomorrow's Scientists, Technicians, and Managers and Project Ready 6/02/15 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 4/22/15 Foster Fights Efforts To Politicize Scientific Review 3/18/15 Letter to Charlie Dent, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Regulated Agencies, Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Military Construction - Funding for the President's budget request for the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical and Prosthetic Research 3/17/15 Durbin, Foster Introduce Bill to Preserve American Leadership in Innovation 2/10/15 Durbin, Kirk, Foster, Lipinski: Argonne to Receive $2.9 Million Federal Grant to Help Mass Transit Systems Prepare For & Respond to Emergency Events 2/03/15 Foster: Time For Congress To Seriously Consider Implications of Human Genetic Engineering 12/12/14 Foster Votes To Avoid Costly Shutdown, Fund The Government For 2015 11/19/14 Secret Science Reform Act of 2014 11/10/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader - Urging Restoration of NIH Funding in Lame Duck 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 5/30/14 Foster Votes To Increase Investment In Science and Heroin Abuse Prevention 4/09/14 Recent Evidence of Inflation 3/17/14 Durbin, Foster Applaud Opening of Argonne Energy Sciences Building 1/16/14 Foster Votes For 2014 Appropriations Bill, Applauds Funding For Scientific Research and Development 4/23/13 Rep. Bill Foster Calls For Increased Federal Support For Ongoing Scientific Research 8/10/12 Flashback 1999: Congresswoman Judy Biggert Turns Her Back on Middle Class, Slashes Scientific Research, Votes to Raise Her Own Pay Nine Times 1/01/12 Issue Position: Reviving American Manufacturing 1/01/12 Issue Position: Science and Technology 11/06/09 Rep. Foster's Amendment Included In Chemical And Water Security Act Of 2009

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