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April 16, 2020 Press Release

CARBONDALE, IL – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) released the following statement regarding House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s refusal to approve additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program, a financial lifeline for small business struggling due to the coronavirus shutdown:

April 8, 2020 Press Release

O’FALLON, IL - U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) announced today that five health centers in Southern Illinois have received over $6.2 million in grants to help combat the spread of coronavirus. The grants were awarded by the Department of Health and Human Services through the Health Center Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Funding program.

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April 1, 2020 Press Release

O’FALLON, IL- U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced two Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) totaling $3.9 million have been awarded to Madison and St. Clair counties to help combat the spread of coronavirus.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today supported the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to provide relief to families, small businesses, and hospitals impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The bill provides direct payments of $1,200 for individuals, $2,400 for couples, and $500 per child.

March 14, 2020 Press Release

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March 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Reps. Mike Bost (R-IL) and Angie Craig (D-MN) introduced bipartisan legislation to improve highway safety by addressing a critical shortage in available parking for semis and large commercial trucks.

March 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today voted for $7.8 billion in emergency funding to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus. The funds will be used to make diagnostic tests more broadly available, invest in treatments and vaccine development, and support state and local response efforts.

February 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Mike Bost (IL-12), Rodney Davis (IL-13), and John Shimkus (IL-15) today announced a $21.4 million grant awarded to the Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis (TRRA).

February 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Representatives Mike Bost (R-IL) and Kathleen Rice (D-NY) today introduced bipartisan legislation to reform the Service-Disabled Veterans Life Insurance (S-DVI) program.

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