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Congressman Mike Bost

Representing the 12th District of Illinois

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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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July 2, 2019 Press Release

CARBONDALE, IL – U.S. Representative Mike Bost today toured the new RecoverUS facility in Carbondale to discuss efforts to help patients recover from recreational and prescription drug addiction.

 

July 1, 2019 Press Release

CARBONDALE, IL – U.S. Representative Mike Bost today announced a U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) grant of $3.5 million was awarded to Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The HHS grant will support SIU’s Head Start program, which promotes early learning for income eligible families with preschool age children in Jackson and Williamson counties.

June 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has selected Alexander County as one of 47 jurisdictions nationwide to participate in a rural economic development program.

June 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12) applauded today the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s decision to allow farmers who planted cover crops on prevented plant acres to hay, graze, or chop those fields in by September 1st this year, rather than November 1st.

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June 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—The House of Representatives today unanimously approved an amendment offered by U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12) that will better help protect domestic manufacturers and workers from illegally dumped steel and other subsidized foreign imports.  The amendment increases funding for trade Enforcement and Compliance at the U.S. Department of Commerce.

June 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— The House of Representatives today unanimously approved an appropriations amendment offered by U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12) that ensures increased opportunities for veteran-owned small businesses to compete for grants and contracts from the U.S. State Department.

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