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Bill Foster @RepBillFoster Naperville, IL

Congressman Bill Foster is a scientist and businessman representing the 11th Congressional District of Illinois

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I’m always inspired seeing students getting hands-on #STEM education & having fun. Thank you for inviting me! https://t.co/kPIqptHJOj
1/18
2020
.@RepHaleyStevens is right. We must do everything we can to protect the Great Lakes. They’re not only a national tr… https://t.co/zwWBIig0mOThe #2020Census determines federal funding for: ☑️Schools ☑️Health clinics ☑️Roads & sewers ☑️Affordable housin… https://t.co/qIKxdGRE5nAI is and will change everything. We need to be prepared. Glad to be part of this bipartisan effort to craft a Nati… https://t.co/3HQQSFMRr5
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1/17
2020
Good news: the updated #USMCA has passed the Senate and awaits the President's signature. I am proud of the work… https://t.co/GoAU5eYF3kThe President broke the law by withholding aid to Ukraine because the President thinks he is above the law. He isn… https://t.co/SiNYa1k8VMICYMI: Last week, I was named chairman of the @HouseScience’s Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight. We must d… https://t.co/4wU2zzTDQ8
1/16
2020
Millions of Americans live with a pre-existing condition – including 5,471,600 of our neighbors in Illinois. Thanks… https://t.co/N6osasL2kh
Retweeted by Bill FosterThe rule of law matters. Republicans can’t simply let the President hide thousands of documents and block witness t… https://t.co/WnNMORq5MeI agree with @AOC. The Senate's attempt to limit freedom of the press and their ability to document this historic e… https://t.co/P4AyQVz0iDToday, we take the next step to #DefendOurDemocracy, sending articles of impeachment to the Senate. McConnell wil… https://t.co/yljMGzIKuO
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1/15
2020
Investing in science is CRUCIAL to the future of our nation. #ForThePeople https://t.co/6kRTAl2AaP
Retweeted by Bill FosterThe scientific data continues to mount, yet @realDonaldTrump continues to ignore it. America should be leading the… https://t.co/03ZcXxTQr7Our government should be fighting to ensure Americans have access to quality, affordable health care without facing… https://t.co/QqGGZfAiXZ👇 https://t.co/HxQwdoF5oW
1/14
2020
Our nation’s patriots deserve nothing but the best. House Democrats will ALWAYS fight for our veterans and servicem… https://t.co/Tsv1pT5EFE
Retweeted by Bill FosterIf Pres. Trump succeeds in overturning the ACA, millions of children w/pre-existing conditions could lose their hea… https://t.co/NjSvWaQ5a5
Retweeted by Bill Foster130 million Americans live every day with pre-existing conditions. They depend on knowing their health care, secure… https://t.co/UCSBfoJ4Tc
Retweeted by Bill FosterIf @realDonaldTrump gets his way, families across the country will see their costs go up as they lose pre-existing… https://t.co/IHDBuoHqAsThis president continues to ignore the facts. People are dying. Our planet is being destroyed. We need… https://t.co/frDQJGgEpn
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1/13
2020
The thoughts of the entire Aurora community are with the Villalon family during this very difficult time.He bravely chose to wear our nation's uniform and leave his family and his hometown so that he could serve our coun… https://t.co/KPR4fmJxpXThis weekend, we received heartbreaking news that one of Aurora's own, Miguel Villalon, who was injured by an IED w… https://t.co/jrgJEDGwb1
1/12
2020
I really enjoyed this conversation about technological innovation. Thank you, @JoAnnBarefoot! https://t.co/JCfF2jDljnThe #2020Census will inform funding decisions that shape communities across the country for the next 10 years and b… https://t.co/Cz2KuqOXb9
Retweeted by Bill FosterWatch @AOC @RepAOC explain why #Census2020 is so important for every American community. It will determine: 📚Schoo… https://t.co/vCWl0vjA3h
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1/10
2020
Tonight, I voted to limit the President’s ability to use military force against Iran without an imminent threat and… https://t.co/wvmMKkcdIfI have a witness suggestion, Mr. Chairman. It might be good to hear from famed Wall Street investor Gordon Gekko, w… https://t.co/MKODEUs6ahNEWS: PhD physicist, @RepBillFoster (D-IL), was named 🇺🇸Chairman of the @HouseScience’s Subcommittee on Investigati… https://t.co/urde24PWOe
Retweeted by Bill FosterThe @HouseScience Committee has reshuffled its subcommittee leaders. @RepFletcher replaces @RepConorLamb atop the E… https://t.co/B1JcaeU5dk
Retweeted by Bill FosterProud to be named chairman of @HouseScience's Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight. I look forward to workin… https://t.co/14cWCeMyMRAs climate disasters threaten more and more people, @RealDonaldTrump’s administration wants to make it easier for p… https://t.co/IoefvPZqbuThe Trump administration has been trying to sabotage the ACA from day one. We need to keep fighting to… https://t.co/FYxrDhVYXK
1/9
2020
Today marks a year since we introduced #HR8, bipartisan legislation to help #EndGunViolence and keep our communitie… https://t.co/5NnBsM5MAw
1/8
2020
Our thoughts are with the American service members in harm’s way tonight in Iraq. https://t.co/nVpK6n6qFdMy thoughts are with the people of Puerto Rico. We need to be ready to support them as they recover from this trag… https://t.co/GaoIhqXmjnI am pleased to announce an award of $3.5 million to @CathCharJoliet for their Head Start and Early Head Start prog… https://t.co/bol4RUhE4xImpeachment is serious business. Trump abused his power to cheat the 2020 elections and then tried to cover it up.… https://t.co/8I0eLWZVoR
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1/7
2020
The consequences of climate inaction are not theoretical, they are happening now. Floods, wildfires, & massive heat… https://t.co/Voroy9ZZa8Your scientific ignorance and diplomatic incompetence has made it much more likely. https://t.co/SIXx5ysTarThe #ClimateCrisis is destroying our planet and our future. We MUST take #ClimateActionNow. https://t.co/BL2UVE5lgD
Retweeted by Bill FosterThe framers of our Constitution didn't plan on a despot by Twitter. https://t.co/sQaUCIj9HC
1/6
2020
This action threatens our personnel throughout the region and is the direct result of @realdonaldtrump being unhing… https://t.co/hULMVDGKJJTonight's airstrike eliminated a brutal terrorist, but I’m deeply disturbed that the assassination of a high-level… https://t.co/5TKzSqZQaG
1/3
2019
Wishing everyone a safe and happy #NewYearsEve2019!Thanks. Now, testify under oath about the President's "drug-deal" in Ukraine. https://t.co/4xRd3eUuxQ
12/31
2019
As 2019 comes to an end, here’s a recap of some of the work my offices in DC and Illinois did for the people of the… https://t.co/4c31jFAXkPKeeping @RepJohnLewis in my thoughts. If there’s one thing to be sure of, it’s that he will give this fight all he… https://t.co/8NbGYTdz06
12/30
2019
Wishing everyone who is celebrating today a very #MerryChristmas and good times with friends and family. https://t.co/MEdxh19sGX
12/25
2019
#HappyHanukkah to all who are celebrating! https://t.co/IQMtA7ePyy
12/22
2019
This is disgusting and yet another reason why Stephen Miller needs to be dismissed from the White House. https://t.co/WB8DisZYpi
12/21
2019
#StarWarsRiseofSkywalker might be the end of saga, but Star Wars won’t stop inspiring people to explore their imagi… https://t.co/UQdMDdXyu1.@RepBillFoster on @FSCDems 2019 in Review | https://t.co/FOjeyEu45m https://t.co/PAzx8oMvDt
Retweeted by Bill FosterToday, I proudly voted to reverse the unfair SALT deduction cap put in place by the 2017 GOP Tax scam which hurts I… https://t.co/7e8OqGCRb6The fight against climate change is one of the defining issues of our time. Investing in efficient energy storage i… https://t.co/d61deUniGZThe updated #USMCA is a win for the American people. The agreement will ⏫ Bolster our economy 💼 Support workers ♻️… https://t.co/U0q15yaY4Y
Retweeted by Bill FosterThanks to improvements secured by @HouseDemocrats, #USMCA now includes critical protections for American workers an… https://t.co/CLSSDY65IM
Retweeted by Bill FosterI support and will vote for the updated #USMCA trade agreement which includes vital provisions fought for by… https://t.co/MsYBpFBEVHNo one is above the law, Mr. President. #DefendOurDemocracy https://t.co/59FND6JZWg
Retweeted by Bill FosterTonight, we voted to hold @realDonaldTrump accountable to the American people. https://t.co/qkD9Scifuo
12/19
2019
.@repjohnlewis: “When you see something that is not right, not just, not fair—you have a moral obligation to say so… https://t.co/6bBumanwoq
Retweeted by Bill FosterThis is what tonight's vote really boils down to. #DefendOurDemocracy https://t.co/CX1HJ3Lm3wFormer Republican Members of Congress know what their oaths meant. Why don’t today’s Republicans?… https://t.co/M5oMaFHbD9All of the witnesses from Trump’s own Administration told the same story. The President put himself above the law,… https://t.co/Uc2KArdGUX
Retweeted by Bill FosterToday, the House of Representatives holds a historic floor debate and vote on the articles of impeachment brought a… https://t.co/SNtUMgTeqw
Retweeted by Bill FosterLast night, I hosted a telephone townhall with my constituents to discuss the consequential impeachment vote the Ho… https://t.co/FOW1m5X6H2
12/18
2019
Today, I voted in favor of a bipartisan appropriations agreement that secures funding for public health, election s… https://t.co/h4ic9c9OUwMore than 275 Bipartisan bills #ForThePeople could pass today. These bills would: ✅Lower health care costs ✅Rais… https://t.co/TEmDaNnP4wThis is a BIG deal! For the first time more than two decades, the government funding bill includes $25 million at… https://t.co/AvVoGYJT2Q
Retweeted by Bill FosterHaven’t had a chance to #GetCovered for 2020? Health Care Open Enrollment has been extended through 3 am ET on We… https://t.co/zPLTqpii0u
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12/17
2019
For the first time in over two decades, federal agencies, including @CDCgov, will be able to study gun violence and… https://t.co/HczcQ891GB🚨 This is important news: the #OpenEnrollment deadline has been extended until 2AM CST on December 18. Visit… https://t.co/ypRUMCmPMtThis is inexcusable! The Trump Administration must extend the deadline beyond today for people who were trying to e… https://t.co/MDcfT7XFkM
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12/16
2019
Leadership. https://t.co/dTnvnycCgp
Retweeted by Bill FosterIt was great being able to join the team at @argonne today for the opening of the brand new Materials Design Lab, a… https://t.co/AGnhA2SUnCEarlier today I joined @RepCasten at @DuPageHD to remind people that the #OpenEnrollment deadline is THIS SUNDAY. D… https://t.co/X618qUEvQv
12/14
2019
Today, I was proud to visit @DuPageHD with @RepBillFoster to learn about their services and remind families to enro… https://t.co/Hpk6ClZuBb
Retweeted by Bill Foster.@RepCasten and I have a message for people in Illinois who haven’t yet enrolled in a health care plan for 2020: Yo… https://t.co/wrbhpo2pe4ICYMI: I intend to vote to impeach President Trump on the House Floor next week. No one is above the law. https://t.co/lXGqfPYm00The #OpenEnrollment deadline is almost here. If you haven't checked your options or enrolled in a health care plan… https://t.co/e3ct2IjpG6Next week, we will have a chance to uphold our oaths on the House Floor and hold @realDonaldTrump accountable. https://t.co/T0sytMac9DFormer Republican House Members know the oaths they took. Why don’t today’s Republicans? #DefendOurDemocracy https://t.co/6VVnk8VYe9
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12/13
2019
Today, I proudly voted to #LowerDrugCosts for Americans who are being devastated by soaring drug prices. There is n… https://t.co/PfidyBYPey.@FSCDems & I will be tweeting live at the @FDICgov board meeting so that everyone is informed on what these Trump… https://t.co/sCIRY8seMS
Retweeted by Bill FosterUnder @realdonaldtrump’s leadership, the U.S. is the only country in the world that doesn’t support the… https://t.co/ffhlTD0QkVBecause nothing says “mature temperament” like getting rankled by a 16 year old activist. https://t.co/fSH030DduW
Retweeted by Bill FosterIs it exhausting being this insecure? https://t.co/HrjT96XGFGBottom line: you shouldn’t have to choose between paying your monthly bills and paying for your prescription drugs.… https://t.co/abRoNm0gnz
Retweeted by Bill FosterProud to join @SpeakerPelosi this morning ahead of our historic vote to pass the #LowerDrugCosts Now Act and finall… https://t.co/WTdSTWbT0yWATCH IT LIVE: @HouseJudiciary to Markup Articles of Impeachment Against President Donald J. Trump.… https://t.co/zziwA3vYVH
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12/12
2019
I voted for the bipartisan NDAA so that we ensure the men and women who serve our nation in the military continue t… https://t.co/nKFsYsqVGt¡Ya está aquí la Inscripción Abierta! Este es la época para comparar precios, entender sus opciones e inscribirse… https://t.co/DmIFCjWbUdOpen Enrollment is here! Now is the time to shop around, understand your options, and get covered by the December 1… https://t.co/8jJgcHhm30What a great choice for Time's Person of the Year. @GretaThunberg isn't afraid to speak truth to power, and her pas… https://t.co/UpqsSAtdPOPresident Trump abused the power of his office, undermined our national security and jeopardized the next election.… https://t.co/7CAxNOcEVB
Retweeted by Bill FosterThese actions, if allowed to stand, would render the President immune from oversight and effectively above the law.… https://t.co/N1gMGfQcBuI support the Articles of #Impeachment against @realDonaldTrump introduced by the Judiciary Committee, and I inten… https://t.co/aA4B0b17Fd
12/11
2019
REMINDER: The 2020 #OpenEnrollment period ends on Sunday, December 15th. Go to https://t.co/MjtnOffywp and sign up… https://t.co/reSFO0DMCT
Retweeted by Bill Foster250 days ago, the House passed the Violence Against Women Act. It has been sitting on the Senate Calendar ever sinc… https://t.co/tpkWHdliZW
Retweeted by Bill FosterThe Trump Admin planned on separating over 26,000 families under their #FamilySeparation agenda. This was planned,… https://t.co/ZqlLoP9jno
12/10
2019

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