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