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Congressman Mike Bost

Representing the 12th District of Illinois

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April 27, 2017 Blog Post

I believe the best way to represent our district is by keeping in touch with its people. That’s why I launched a 12-county tour of the 12th District during the April district work period.

April 25, 2017 Press Release
U.S Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) issued the following statement following the announcement of an executive order to promote agriculture and rural prosperity:
April 18, 2017 Press Release
Congressmen Mike Bost (IL-12) and Rodney Davis (IL-13) presented Specialist Fourth Class (ret.) Stephen Baldwin with the Bronze Star Medal on Tuesday.
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April 13, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) applauded the U.S. Department of Commerce for issuing its final determination establishing significant anti-dumping tariffs on illegally-traded steel imports from several South Korean steel companies. The agency utilized authorities granted to it in legislation sponsored by Bost in 2015.
April 7, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) issued the following statement after the Senate’s confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch:
April 7, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) and other members of the Metro East Congressional Delegation sent a letter to United States Department of Commerce (DOC) Secretary Wilbur Ross urging the agency to ensure that proper dumping margins are placed on unfairly traded steel imports from Korea. Favorable margins could improve prospects for domestic steelmakers, including U. S. Steel’s Granite City Works in the Metro East.
April 7, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) issued the following statement after US airstrikes were conducted in Syria:
April 5, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) issued the following statement after House passage of the Veterans Choice Program Improvement Act:
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April 5, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12), chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, convened a hearing on Wednesday morning to receive feedback from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Veteran Services Organizations (VSO) on seven legislative measures affecting veterans benefits.
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March 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) issued the following statement following the signing of an executive order to promote American energy independence:

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April 13, 2017 In The News

When most politicians knock on doors, it’s usually to deliver a message to voters. U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro, instead delivered some meals Wednesday, volunteering with the Meals on Wheels program administered by Senior Services Plus. Bost was in Alton helping take the meals to some of the program’s roughly 420 customers.

April 9, 2017 In The News

As a grandfather of 11, I naturally want to leave my grandchildren with clean air and clean water, which is why I am committed to finding a balance between reasonable environmental regulation and economic prosperity.

April 8, 2017 In The News

“We have seen the harm that unfair and illegal trade practices have done to our steel industry—most recently with the idling of Granite City Works in Madison County,” said Rep. Bost.

April 7, 2017 In The News

I am proud to see the name of my U.S. Representative, Congressman Mike Bost, on a bipartisan letter to his colleagues in the House of Representatives to support the global response to HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria.

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March 30, 2017 In The News

We appreciate that Mike Bost, our Republican congressman from Murphysboro, has been strongly behind the Miners Protection Act, and that he has said he wants Congress to address the bankruptcy rules that allow companies to abdicate their responsibility to retirees.

March 17, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep Mike Bost has created an online forum to gather feedback regarding the Affordable Care Act.

The Republican congressman from Murphysboro announced the online initiative in a news release on Friday titled, "Bost wants 'Your story' on Health Care Reform."

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March 15, 2017 In The News

As U.S. Rep. Mike Bost began speaking to constituents who signed up to receive a phone call from him Wednesday night, he said he wanted to hear whether people agreed with him or not.

“I don’t shy away from tough questions,” Bost said. “I’ll take as many challenging questions” during the hourlong telephone town hall.

March 7, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro, released this statement on the introduction of the American Health Care Act.

 

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March 4, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Illinois, introduced two bipartisan bills on Monday, the Veterans’ Compensation COLA Act of 2017 and the American Heroes COLA Act of 2017, according to a news release from Bost's office.

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