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Congressman Mike Bost

Representing the 12th District of Illinois

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September 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) took to the House floor today to continue his fight for federal funding to repair the Len Small Levee in Alexander County. Bost countered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ determination that there was no navigational benefit to repairing the levee by presenting photographs of the flood damage and a U.S.

September 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost today announced a Federal Highway Administration Emergency Relief Program grant of $4 million for the Illinois Department of Transportation. The grant will be used to help repair roads and bridges damaged by flooding in several Illinois counties, including Alexander, Jackson, Madison, Monroe, Randolph, St.

August 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost today announced a U.S. Department of Health & Human Services grant of $753,737 for Centerstone of Illinois, Inc. in West Frankfort.

August 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Mike Bost today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) will defer accrual of interest for spring 2019 crop year insurance premiums for all agricultural producers until November 30, 2019.

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July 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost today announced a U.S. Department of Health & Human Services grant of $1.88 million for the Southern Seven Health Department in Ullin.

July 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced the Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois in Marion will receive a $673,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to reimburse certain construction costs for the 23,732 square foot airport terminal completed in 2016.

July 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today introduced bipartisan legislation to better protect inland waterway navigation and address a gap in current law that has stymied efforts to rebuild the Len Small Levee.  The Levee Rehabilitation Improvements Act, introduced with Iowa Democrat Abby Finkenauer, would require the U.S.

July 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mike Bost (IL-12), joined the members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue following the release of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Acreage report in June.

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July 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost today introduced bipartisan legislation to establish national park status for Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site. The Cahokia Mounds and Mississippian Culture National Historic Park would include mounds in Madison, St. Clair, and Monroe counties, as well as Sugarloaf Mound in St. Louis.

July 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Mike Bost today voted for the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act (H.R. 748).

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September 13, 2019 In The News

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ALEXANDER COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - Representative Mike Bost continued to push for federal funding for the Len Small Levee. 

September 6, 2019 In The News

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LEXANDER COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - U.S. Representative Mike Bost introduced legislation on Tuesday, July 23 aimed at protecting inland waterway navigation and help rebuild the Len Small Levee.

September 6, 2019 In The News

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U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro, plans to introduce a resolution this week to honor the “historic, cultural and political significance” of the 13-star Betsy Ross Flag.

September 6, 2019 In The News

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(WSIL) -- Seven southern Illinois communities will receive rural development grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. 

U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) announced the grants Tuesday. 

September 6, 2019 In The News

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WASHINGTON -- An Illinois congressman is paying tribute to a southern Illinois firefighter who was killed battling a blaze over the weekend.

September 6, 2019 In The News

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Over the last part of April Congressman Mike Bost is hosting an Infrastructure listening tour around district 12.

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