U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, announced this week that the federal aid extension had been approved through the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy’s Drug-Free Communities Support grant program.
BY RAFAEL GUERRERO | Naperville-based 360 Youth Services and its Community Alliance for Prevention will continue to receive $125,000 a year in federal funding for its youth substance use programs. Approval means the nonprofit agency, which first received the grant in 2016, will receive the annual funding for the next five years. U.S. Rep. Bill […]
BY DENISE M. BARAN-UNLAND | The Will-Grundy medical clinic recently hosted U.S. Rep. Marie Newman, D-La Grange, and U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, at its Joliet clinic. “[Foster] is a true champion for working families in Illinois,” Marconi said in the release. Newman’s visit was Aug. 12. Foster’s visit was Aug. 16. Both visits included […]
BY EILEEN O’GORMAN AND PATCH STAFF | AURORA, IL — The City of Aurora is set to receive $2 million in funding for small local businesses, the U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced Thursday. “I am thrilled that Invest Aurora will receive a $2 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant,” said Congressman Bill Foster […]
BY NICHOLS MARTIN | Rep. Bill Foster, D-Ill., has introduced a bill that would task the Department of Energy to modernize and restore national laboratories. H.R.4514 would have the secretary of energy invest funds in national laboratory restoration projects and similar efforts, according to the Congress website. Foster, who is also a scientist, uses his expertise […]