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April 6, 2021 Press Release

CARBONDALE, IL – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that the U.S. Army has awarded a contract to General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems in Marion for engineering design and development of medium caliber ammunition. General Dynamics will split the $48.6 million contract with Alliant Techsystems Operations in Minnesota.

April 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Mike Bost (R-IL) and Nancy Mace (R-SC) today introduced the Veterans’ Cyber Risk Awareness Act, which would increase cyber safety among veterans. The bill would direct VA to conduct a communications and outreach campaign to educate veterans about cyber risks.

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March 30, 2021 Press Release

CARBONDALE, IL – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services grant of $2.8 million for the Southern Seven Health Department in Ullin.

March 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Mike Bost (R-IL) and Angie Craig (D-MN) today introduced H.R.2187, the Truck Parking Safety Improvement Act, which would improve highway safety by addressing a critical shortage in available parking for semis and large commercial trucks.

March 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) recently introduced the Toxic Exposures in the American Military (TEAM) Act, which will improve access to care and benefits for veterans who were exposed to toxic substances in the military.

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March 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Mike Bost (R-IL) and Robin Kelly (D-IL) today introduced the Beginning Agriculturist Lifetime Employment (BALE) Act. This bipartisan legislation will help ensure that agricultural producers – especially those just getting started – have access to credit to expand or diversify their operations.

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March 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Mike Bost (R-IL), Tracey Mann (R-KS), and Chris Pappas (D-NH) recently introduced the VA Supply Chain Resiliency Act. The legislation would include the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in the Warstopper program, a proven best practice which has helped the Department of Defense (DoD) respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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March 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded grants totaling over $17.8 million to four Southern Illinois health centers through their Health Center Cluster funding program. These discretionary funds will be used for general health center operations.

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February 18, 2020 In The News

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A southern Illinois congressman who was in the Illinois General Assembly at the time of Rod Blagojevich's sentencing says he disagrees with President Trump's decision to commute the former governor's sentence.

February 10, 2020 In The News

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MURPHYSBORO — U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro, is inviting high school students from Illinois’ 12th Congressional District to participate in the 2020 Congressional Art Competition.

February 5, 2020 In The News

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U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, who represents the Illinois 12th District, had a few of his own ideas in response to Speaker Pelosi's behavior he said in a video posted to his Facebook page.

January 30, 2020 In The News

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January 27, 2020 In The News

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January 25, 2020 In The News

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January 22, 2020 In The News

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PINCKNEYVILLE (WSIL) -- Congressman Mike Bost paid a visit to Pickneyville High School to talk about politics. He started with his humble beginnings and why he ran for public office.

January 8, 2020 In The News

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MURPHYSBORO — U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro, on Wednesday responded to reports of Iranian missile attackes on two Iraqi airbarses housing American troops.

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January 8, 2020 In The News

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