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Congressman Mike Bost

Representing the 12th District of Illinois

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June 23, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) led a push in Congress Friday for answers regarding alleged corruption at the Alexander County Housing Authority, the same day as the House approved an amendment Bost introduced to help ease the transition of Cairo residents and other Americans who have been displaced from a public housing authority to a new location.
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June 20, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost today cosponsored the Stem the Tide of Overdose Prevalence from Opiate Drugs (HR. 664), known as the STOP OD Act. The legislation works to address the nationwide opioid epidemic by increasing the availability of Naloxone for first responders, expanding training in Naloxone administration, and enhancing educational and preventative efforts.
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June 14, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost issued the following statement regarding this morning’s shooting of House GOP Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), members of his security detail, and Capitol Hill staff in Alexandria, Virginia:
June 14, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost issued the following statement regarding this morning’s shooting of House GOP Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), members of his security detail, and Capitol Hill staff in Alexandria, Virginia:
June 13, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) issued the following statement after the House voted with a large bipartisan majority to pass the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act (S. 1094) to improve accountability and whistleblower protections at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA):
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June 8, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Financial CHOICE Act:
May 23, 2017 Press Release
Two bipartisan bills authored by U.S. Representatives Mike Bost (R-IL) to help veterans passed the House on Tuesday. The Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act (H.R. 2288) streamlines the benefits appeals process at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The Veterans Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act (H.R. 1329) ensures that our nation’s veterans receive the same annual cost-of-living adjustment as Social Security recipients
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May 11, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) released the following statement after participating in a roundtable with local restaurant owners at Bella Milano, hosted by the Illinois Restaurant Association and the National Restaurant Association.
May 11, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) visited schools throughout the 12th Congressional District as part of Teacher Appreciation Week. He hand-delivered books donated by the Library of Congress and presented teachers and staff with a Certificate of Congressional Recognition for their dedication to educating Southern Illinois’ young people.
May 4, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to pass the American Health Care Act:
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