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December 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12) today voted for a Fiscal Year 2020 spending package that includes a long sought-after fix for retired coal miner pensions. Bost was part of a bipartisan coalition of congressional leaders that has for years sought a long-term solution to save United Mine Workers of America pensions from insolvency.

December 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12) today joined a bipartisan majority of House members in passing the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report.

December 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Mike Bost (R-IL) and Abby Finkenauer (D-IA) today introduced bipartisan legislation to combat inadequate funding and teacher shortages in rural schools.

December 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12) released the following statement after Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler announced Articles of Impeachment against President Donald Trump:
 

December 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12) today released the following statement following the Trump administration and Speaker Pelosi’s announced compromise on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):

December 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12) announced a boost in funding for Jefferson County’s high-speed broadband infrastructure through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s ReConnect Pilot Program. The $12.8 million in investment in the Wabash Telephone Cooperative will also benefit residents in neighboring Wayne County.

November 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved three amendments to the SAFER Pipelines Act offered by U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12).

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November 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12) announced a $212,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) grant program for the Community Health and Emergency Services, Inc. in Cairo.

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November 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (R-IL) today introduced the bipartisan World War II Pacific War Heroes Congressional Gold Medal Act to award Congress’ highest civilian honor to American prisoners of war who fought Imperial Japan in the Pacific Theater of World War II.

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November 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12) announced a nearly $14 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) program for the Southern Illinois Multimodal Station (SIMMS) project, a new transportation center in downtown Carbondale.

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