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Congressman Mike Bost

Representing the 12th District of Illinois

Press Releases

August 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost today announced a U.S. Department of Health & Human Services grant of $753,737 for Centerstone of Illinois, Inc. in West Frankfort.

August 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Mike Bost today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) will defer accrual of interest for spring 2019 crop year insurance premiums for all agricultural producers until November 30, 2019.

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July 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost today announced a U.S. Department of Health & Human Services grant of $1.88 million for the Southern Seven Health Department in Ullin.

July 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced the Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois in Marion will receive a $673,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to reimburse certain construction costs for the 23,732 square foot airport terminal completed in 2016.

July 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today introduced bipartisan legislation to better protect inland waterway navigation and address a gap in current law that has stymied efforts to rebuild the Len Small Levee.  The Levee Rehabilitation Improvements Act, introduced with Iowa Democrat Abby Finkenauer, would require the U.S.

July 19, 2019 Press Release
Letter to USDA following confusing June 2019 Acreage Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mike Bost (IL-12), joined the members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue following the release of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Acreage report in June.

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July 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost today introduced bipartisan legislation to establish national park status for Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site. The Cahokia Mounds and Mississippian Culture National Historic Park would include mounds in Madison, St. Clair, and Monroe counties, as well as Sugarloaf Mound in St. Louis.

July 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Mike Bost today voted for the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act (H.R. 748).

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July 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12), co-chairman of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, today voted to permanently authorize the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act (H.R. 1327).

July 9, 2019 Press Release

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