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Foster introduces bipartisan legislation to stop financing of criminal organizations

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Foster introduces bipartisan legislation to stop financing of criminal organizations

Foster introduces bipartisan legislation to stop financing of criminal organizations Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and Congressman David Kustoff (R-TN) on Wednesday introduced H.R. 1387, the Criminal Organizations’ Narcotics, Finances, Resources, Operations, and Networks Targeting (CONFRONT) Act. The CONFRONT Act would require the Treasury Department to develop a national strategy to combat the financial crimes of…

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Illinois Congressman Foster opposes unfair GOP Tax plan

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Illinois Congressman Foster opposes unfair GOP Tax plan

Illinois Congressman Foster opposes unfair GOP Tax plan Congressman Bill Foster (D-11 District Illinois) issued the following statement on passage of GOP Tax Plan I opposed the Republican tax plan because it will raise taxes on middle class families in Illinois, slash Medicare by 25 billion dollars next year, and pass on trillions of additional…

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Cheney launches campaign to unseat Roskam

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Cheney launches campaign to unseat Roskam

Cheney launches campaign to unseat Roskam Carole Cheney, a close aide to Congressman Bill Foster has thrown her hat into the ring to challenge one of Foster’s Republican Party colleagues, Peter Roskam. Roskam is one of the most rightwing members of the Congress who has thrived on voter apathy. Roskam is also considered one of…

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