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Congressman Mike Bost

Representing the 12th District of Illinois

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February 16, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representatives Mike Bost (R-IL), a member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, today unveiled bipartisan legislation, the VA Health Center Management Stability and Improvement Act, to address the growing problem of VA medical centers operating without permanent directors.
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February 14, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12), chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, convened a hearing on Tuesday morning entitled “Exploring National Work Queue (NWQ)’s Impact on Claims Processing.”
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February 9, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12), a member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, today presented Corporal (Ret.) Michael Mann with the Bronze Star Medal.
February 2, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12), a member of the House Committee on Agriculture, today introduced the bipartisan Beginning Agriculturist Lifetime Employment (BALE) Act to ensure beginning farmers, ranchers, and agricultural producers have access to credit to expand or diversify their operations.
February 1, 2017 Press Release
Joint Resolution of Disapproval Would Overturn Dept. of Interior Rule
U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today voted to overturn the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) “Stream Buffer Rule,” which threatens jobs at coal mines and has virtually no environmental impact off-site.
January 31, 2017 Press Release
U.S Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) is pleased to invite all high school students from Illinois’ 12th Congressional District to participate in the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. Initiated by Members of the U.S. House of Representatives in 1982, the event is a nationwide annual art competition that allows high school students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories to showcase their artistic ability.
January 27, 2017 Press Release
March marks 44th anniversary of Roe v. Wade
U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12), a member of the House Pro-Life Caucus, today participated in the 2017 March for Life. The mission of the March for Life is to provide all Americans with a place to testify to the beauty of life and the dignity of each human person on the anniversary of legalized abortion in the United States.
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January 24, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12), a member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, today unveiled bipartisan legislation, the Requiring Accountability and Inspections for Dining Service (RAID) Act, to ensure veterans are served safe meals at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals.
January 19, 2017 Press Release
Republican Lawmakers Pledge to Work with Administration to Source Domestically Produced Iron and Steel
U.S. Rep. Mike Bost led a coalition today of nearly 20 House Republicans in authoring a letter to the incoming Trump Administration pledging their assistance in the development of its “Buy American, Hire American” initiative. Buy American laws provide a preference to domestically-produced goods and services in federal procurement, such as investments in public infrastructure.
January 12, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Mike Bost issued the following statement regarding House passage of a budget resolution that sets the stage for Congress to begin the process of repealing and replacing Obamacare:
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