WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States House of Representatives today voted on a package of seven bills to improve care, benefits, and services for veterans.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced the winner of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition, “Big Muddy Travels” by Kassidee Gabby of Marion High School. Kassidee’s artwork will hang in the Cannon Tunnel in the U.S. Capitol for the next year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today introduced the bipartisan World War II Pacific War Heroes Congressional Gold Medal Act to award Congress’ highest civilian honor to American prisoners of war who fought Imperial Japan in the Pacific Theater of World War II.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (R-IL) today introduced bipartisan legislation to designate the Illinois Air National Guard 126th Air Refueling Wing at Scott Air Force Base as a Center of Excellence for KC-135R maintenance operations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that Applied Research & Development Labs in Mt. Vernon has received an $11.6 million contract from the U.S. Army. Under the contract, Applied Research & Development Labs will provide environmental services to the U.S Army, including U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today voted in support of nine bills to help our nation’s veterans. Bost introduced one of the bills, the VA Camera Reporting (VCR) Act, alongside Rep. David McKinley (WV-01). This legislation would require the U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed legislation introduced by Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12) to increase transparency and accountability for how the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs spends its COVID-19 relief funds. The VA Transparency & Trust Act passed the House by a 411-4 margin.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In honor of National Police Week, U.S. Representatives Mike Bost (IL-12) Rodney Davis (IL-13) and Darin LaHood (IL-18) recently introduced the David Dorn Back the Blue Act. The bill would authorize $15 billion through the U.S. Department of Justice to help state and local law enforcement agencies hire and retain officers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) tonight highlighted the real world struggles of small businesses unable to hire enough workers because the federal government is often paying them more in unemployment benefits.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that federal school safety grant applications for up to $500,000 will be accepted through June 22nd at 6:59pm CDT. The COPS School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP) grants were created through Bost’s bipartisan legislation, the Securing Our Schools Act, which was signed into law in March 2018.