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December 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today voted in support of end-of-year government funding and COVID-19 relief legislation to provide working Americans, small businesses, and frontline workers relief from the COVID-19 pandemic.

December 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvements Act. The legislation includes several bills that Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12), the incoming lead Republican on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, introduced to improve benefits and services for veterans and their families.

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December 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that the Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a $7.8 million grant to SIHF Healthcare in Sauget through their Health Center Cluster funding program. These discretionary funds will be used for general health center operations.

 

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December 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which will help strengthen America’s ports, locks, dams, and water infrastructure. The bill, which now advances to President Trump’s desk for his signature, includes several provisions introduced by U.S.

December 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) has been elected by his House Republican colleagues to serve as the lead Republican on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, tasked with setting the party’s agenda on veterans issues and leading oversight efforts of the administration.

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October 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12), the Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, today announced that President Trump has signed the Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act (H.R. 6168) into law.

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October 12, 2020 Press Release

CARBONDALE, IL – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today gave an update on his condition after testing positive for COVID-19. Click here or on the image below to watch.

 

October 9, 2020 Press Release

CARBONDALE, IL – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) released the following statement after receiving a positive COVID-19 test result on Thursday evening:

October 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) recently introduced H.R. 8506, the Toxic Exposure in the American Military (TEAM) Act to improve access to care and benefits for veterans who were exposed to toxic substances in the military.

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September 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) released the following statement after Vistra announced the planned closure of four Illinois power plants by 2025, including the plant in Baldwin:

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December 23, 2019 In The News

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Congressional representatives from Southern Illinois and Iowa have introduced bipartisan legislation to combat inadequate funding and teacher shortages in rural schools. 

December 18, 2019 In The News

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Illinois Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, who represents the 12th District, released this statement after he voted against both articles of impeachment:

December 10, 2019 In The News

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U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro, said the bipartisan compromise on USMCA was “huge news” for 70,000 Illinoisans whose jobs depend on fair and open trade with Canada and Mexico.

November 21, 2019 In The News

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Federal funding is headed to Cairo to to help deal with the opioid crisis.

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November 14, 2019 In The News

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In Du Quoin, the keynoter was U.S. Marine and congressman Mike Bost of Murphysboro, who took the podium to the rousing strains of the Marine's Hymn.

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November 10, 2019 In The News

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November 4, 2019 In The News

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The Department of Veterans Affairs is "severely" short of nurses, psychiatrists, police and human resources staff.

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October 23, 2019 In The News

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October 10, 2019 In The News

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October 2, 2019 In The News

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