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June 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (R-IL) today introduced bipartisan legislation to increase access to critical federal funding for inland ports, terminals, and waterways.

June 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today voted against the House Democrats' police reform bill. Bost instead cosponsored the JUSTICE Act, patterned after legislation recently introduced by Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) in the Senate.

June 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today introduced legislation to provide greater flexibility for veterans to receive disability exams. Bost’s bill would allow certain specialty health care providers to conduct disability exams across state lines.

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June 17, 2020 Press Release

CARBONDALE, IL – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today released the following statement after the Illinois Department of Public Health and Department of Natural Resources determined that the Amateur Trapshooting Association could not hold the Grand American trapshooting competition near Sparta this year:

May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (R-IL), the Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, today applauded House passage of the Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act (H.R. 6168).

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May 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Representative Mike Bost (R-IL), the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, today participated in a virtual forum to discuss the veterans’ disability claims process in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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May 20, 2020 Press Release

CARBONDALE, IL– U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12), the Farmer Veteran Coalition of Illinois, the Illinois Farm Bureau, and Illinois AgrAbility today announced a partnership to provide job opportunities for Illinois veterans. Farm Corps will pair furloughed or unemployed veterans with agricultural producers who have an immediate need for on-the-farm labor.

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May 19, 2020 Press Release

CARBONDALE, IL – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today applauded U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue’s announcement of the details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. This program will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to American farmers and ranchers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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