September 21, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representatives Mike Bost (IL-12) joined U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, East St. Louis Mayor Emeka Jackson-Harris, and other local officials at a press conference announcing the transition of the East St. Louis Public Housing Authority back to local control after nearly 32 years of federal management.
September 20, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost today announced a $700,000 Economic Development Administration grant for construction of a new rail line at America’s Central Port in Granite City. The rail construction will enhance the link between area manufactures and the nation’s freight transportation network and boost the region’s economic readiness and competitiveness.
September 14, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today voted for H.R. 3354, the Make America Secure and Prosperous Act, to fully fund the federal government for Fiscal Year 2018. The legislation—which passed the House with a bipartisan majority – supports America’s rural economies, provides law enforcement resources to fight crime, and promotes small businesses.
September 6, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost issued the following statement after the House passed a $7.85 billion disaster relief funding package for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts: