From the Bill Foster Campaign:
“Today the campaign of Bill Foster for Congress announced its 3rd major endorsement this week with the backing of Illinois Planned Parenthood Council capping off a major shift in the race to replace former Speaker Dennis J. Hastert.
‘Planned Parenthood is proud to endorse Bill Foster for Congress in the 14th District,’ said Steve Trombley of Planned Parenthood Votes Illinois. ‘Planned Parenthood stands with Bill Foster because he stands with the families of Illinois, making sure women have the health care they need and the freedom to make their own choices.’
Foster was pleased to receive their support.
‘As I travel around the district, people have told me that they want Washington to focus on solving problems instead of fighting the same old fights. In Congress, I’ll focus on expanding access to health care services for women and keeping government out of the personal lives of its citizens.’
In addition, this week Foster received the endorsements of Assistant Senate Majority Leader Richard J. Durbin and the American Federation of State Council and Municipal Employees.
The Illinois Planned Parenthood Council (IPPC) is Planned Parenthood’s statewide legislative and political office. IPPC is the state and federal legislative representative for the seven Planned Parenthood affiliates serving Illinois residents in 25 clinics. Through IPPC, the Planned Parenthood Affiliates speak as a unified voice to all elected officials, policy makers and the public.”