U.S. Rep. Bill Foster

Pope Francis waves at the faithful on St. Peter's square on April 15, 2014 after his weekly general audience at the Vatican. (Photo by Vincenzo Pinto/Getty Images)

Congressman Foster Holding Lottery For Tickets To Pope’s Visit To Capitol Hill

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster says he is deluged with requests for tickets to see Pope Francis when the pontiff addresses Congress next month.

08/20/2015

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster with Crest Hill computer science teacher Tara Linney at an Hour of Code event in December. (Credit: U.S. Rep. Bill Foster's Office)

Computer Science Teacher To Be Foster’s Guest At State Of The Union

Congressman Bill Foster will host a teacher as his special guest Tuesday night for President Barack Obama’s sixth State of the Union address.

01/20/2015

U.S. Army fatigues. (Photo credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Senate Panel Explores Allowing Undocumented Immigrants To Serve In Military

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster (D-Illinois) was among those attending the hearing at Phoenix Military Academy on the Near West Side. He said it’s unconscionable that young people who have lived in the U.S. almost their entire lives cannot enlist in the armed forces.

05/19/2014

Bill Foster

Congressman Foster Frustrated With Lack Of Action To Reopen Government

Suburban Congressman Bill Foster (D-Ill.) says the budget impasse on Capitol Hill could be resolved easily at this point, and with a debt crisis coming, it should be.

10/15/2013

Bill Foster

U.S. Rep. Foster: Response To Syria ‘Essential’

One of the four Illinois Congressmen who attended a closed-door briefing on Capitol Hill about Syria says a U.S. response is essential.

09/02/2013

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Fermilab Offers Buyouts, Hopes To Cut 50 Workers

Budget woes are once again affecting the nation’s premier particle physics lab, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

11/13/2010