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  1. NSF Announces Major Changes to Grant Solicitation ProcessRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS)

    ... the federal government. The head of CEQ is a position that is subject to Senate confirmation. Representative Bill Foster (D-IL) has introduced legislation to address the distribution of funding from the National Science Foundation across states. The ...


  2. Rep. Foster Calls for "Military-Style" Guns to be Locked Up at Gun ClubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | AmmoLand

    Rep. Bill Foster today called for "military-style" guns to be locked away at gun clubs only. Foster is not one to shy away for calling for more gun control.


  3. Cardiologist to challenge Foster in IL's 11th CDRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 23 | Illinoisreview

    The 2018 race to represent the 11th Congressional District will be a competition between two scientific minds - a challenger with an expertise in health care and an incumbent familiar with sub-atomic particles. Republican Nick Stella, a Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology doctor, announced in early September his intention to challenge Democrat incumbent and physicist Bill Foster.


  4. Durbin hosts Illinois Memembers, Loyola Dreamer Med students at luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 |

    WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Dick Durbin hosted members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation at the Illinois Congressional Delegation Luncheon on Friday. They were joined by two special guests Cesar Eber Montelongo Hernandez and Alejandra Duran Arreola, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipient students studying at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.


  5. Serving the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | PhysicsWeb Events

    Taken from the September 2017 issue of Physics World Particle physicist Bill Foster has served in the US Congress for almost a decade. He calls on more physicists to get involved at all levels of government and politics It is hard to read the news these days without a degree of trepidation over the future of enlightened democracy.


  6. Aurora forum examines impact of Trump DACA immigration decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | Chicago Tribune

    U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, third from the left, held a roundtable discussion Saturday in Aurora to discuss the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program. U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, third from the left, held a roundtable discussion Saturday in Aurora to discuss the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program.


  7. New housing gives hope to Will County veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Officials cut the ribbon Friday on the new Hope Manor Joliet, a 67-apartment complex for veterans at the former Silver Cross Hospital campus, 1331 Eagle Street, Joliet. The complex was built by the Volunteers of America of Illinois.


  8. Khouri enters race to replace state Rep. FortnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Weeks before state Rep. Mike Fortner announced he wouldn't seek re-election in the 49th House District, DuPage County Board member Tonia Khouri already was considering a run for the seat. The Aurora Republican says she started thinking about entering the race in July, when Fortner joined a group of GOP lawmakers who voted to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of the state budget.


  9. Transplant Community & Sickle Cell Disease Advocates Urge Congress to ...Read the original story

    Jun 7, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    The American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation , American Society of Hematology , American Society for Gene & Cell Therapy, National Marrow Donor ProgramA /Be The MatchA , Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. and Pediatric Hospital Sickle Cell Collaborative - in partnership with The House Research & Development Caucus, the Congressional Caucus to Cure Blood Cancers and Other Blood Disorders and the Congressional Sickle Cell Disease Caucus - today hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill to highlight advancements in sickle cell disease research and treatment options such as bone marrow transplantation, the one proven cure for SCD, and genome editing, which shows promise for a future cure.


  10. Durbin, Duckworth, Schakowsky & Illinois Democrats urge Rauner to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 |

    WASHINGTON U.S. Senators Dick Durbin , Tammy Duckworth , and U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky , along with every Democratic member of the Illinois Congressional delegation, once again called on Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner to explain how Republicans' plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act will affect Illinois families, schools and students, health care providers, and the state's economy. The members expressed concern that the Republican health care repeal bill - which passed the House without any hearings or analysis from the Congressional Budget Office - would rip health insurance away from more than one million people in the state of Illinois.


  11. Gov. Rauner Not Surprised At Bond Rating DropRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    "And they're off and they say they're going to hold some sham hearings". The House's 67 Democrats would need GOP votes to achieve a 71-vote supermajority.


  12. Marchers walk 200 miles protesting for IL budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    More than a hundred protesters joined the March to Springfield for the final leg to the state Capitol on Tuesday as lawmakers attempt to hash out a budget deal before the session ends Wednesday. Spending mandated by court orders and state statute continues at levels set by the last budget lawmakers approved in 2014, when revenues were higher.


  13. Speaker Ryan Calls Attack on DC Protesters By Erdogan's Goons 'Indefensible'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Groong

    WASHINGTON–House Speaker Paul Ryan called the May 16 brutal beatings of peaceful protesters by Turkish President Erdogan's bodyguards "indefensible," praising the leadership of Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce and Ranking Democrat Eliot Engel in securing unanimous committee passage of H.Res.354 condemning this attack, reported the Armenian National Committee of America.


  14. Senators press Army Corps to include funding for McCook Reservoir in 2017 Army Corp Work PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 |

    WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Dick Durbin led U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth and U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley , Dan Lipinski , Robin Kelly , Raja Krishnamoorthi , Bobby Rush , Peter Roskam , Jan Schakowsky , Rodney Davis , Mike Bost , Luis Gutirrez , Bill Foster , Cheri Bustos , Brad Schneider , Danny Davis , Randy Hultgren , Adam Kinzinger , Darin LaHood , and John Shimkus in pressing the Army Corps of Engineers to include funding for the construction of the McCook Reservoir Project in the Fiscal Year 2017 Army Corp Work Plan.


  15. Suburban lawmakers slam Trump over sharing with RussiansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Daily Herald

    U.S. Rep. Krishnamoorthi of Schaumburg said President Donald Trump's sharing of classified information with Russian officials could endanger lives. U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam said reports that President Donald Trump gave highly classified information to the Russians are troubling, adding that Russia is led by an "adversarial regime."


  16. 'Medicare for All' -- Who's in and who's out in...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Mike Quigley of Chicago is one of five Illinois Democratic congressmen who currently does not support a 'Medicare for All' bill Mike Quigley of Chicago is one of five Illinois Democratic congressmen who currently does not support a 'Medicare for All' bill -- pretty obviously isn't going anywhere in the Republican-controlled lower chamber.


  17. Representatives' local events during congressional recessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Daily Herald

    With no scheduled session in the week following the U.S. House vote to repeal and replace portions of the Affordable Care Act, suburban members of Congress are home in their districts. Here's a rundown of public events: 11th District U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, a Naperville Democrat: Foster is in Naperville this week but has not announced any public events.


  18. Rep. Foster, Tom Skilling: Denying climate change like denying cigarettes' dangersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Daily Herald

    A panel featuring WGN meteorologist Tom Skilling and physicist-turned-congressman Bill Foster told a supportive audience Saturday at North Central College that deniers of human-caused climate change are the equivalent of the people who caused thousands of deaths by denying the science on cigarettes decades ago. Foster, a Naperville Democrat, helped organize the panel as President Donald Trump weighs a decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.


  19. Scientists should be running for public office, and this PAC wants to help them runRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Salon

    It was one thing for thousands of ordinary Americans to take to the streets in a march for science , but a new nonprofit wants the scientists to start taking over in politics. Just as EMILY's List tries to recruit women to run for political office, so too is 314 Action trying to recruit scientists to seek elected office, according to a report by The Hill .


  20. Mayor-elect reflects on start of a historic administrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Chasity Wells-Armstrong arrived to her victory party at the Acorn building in Kankakee to chants of "Chasity, Chasity, Chasity." The first-term alderwoman upset Mayor Nina Epstein, who became the city's first woman mayor when she won her first election eight years ago.