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September 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced the Department of Labor has awarded nearly $1.2 million to the Management, Training, and Consulting Corp. in Marion.

September 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that the Department of the Army has awarded a $14 million contract to Supplied Industrial Solutions in Granite City. The contract provides structural, stability, process, mechanical, and electrical modifications to seven pump stations along the Amourdale Levee Unit in Kansas City, Kansas.

September 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed H.R. 5245, the SHIELD for Veterans Act, which includes a provision introduced by Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) requiring the VA to allow veterans to remove dependents using its eBenefits portal.

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September 14, 2020 Press Release

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September 14, 2020 Press Release

CARBONDALE, IL — U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced over $830,000 in federal grants for East St. Louis, Jefferson County, and Franklin County schools to strengthen security in the classroom.

September 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representatives Mike Bost (IL-12), Rodney Davis (IL-13), and John Shimkus (IL-15) today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $20.84 million BUILD grant to America’s Central Port District in Granite City. The grant will be used to fund several projects to improve infrastructure at ports in the St. Louis region.

September 9, 2020 Press Release

CARBONDALE, IL — U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded grants totaling over $3.2 million to St. Clair and Madison counties. This funding is part of the Community Development Block Grant program that was implemented by the CARES Act.

September 8, 2020 Press Release

CARBONDALE, IL — U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded a $2.5 million grant to America’s Central Port District in Granite City. This funding will be used to make storage-based infrastructure improvements to increase the port’s capacity to handle freight and boost export opportunities.

September 3, 2020 Press Release

CARBONDALE, IL — U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced the Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a $200,000 grant to Rural Health, Inc. in Anna. This funding, awarded through the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program, will be used to increase response planning to combat the opioid epidemic in Southern Illinois.

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September 30, 2019 In The News

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September 26, 2019 In The News

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A group of congressmen from central Illinois are urging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to review the closures of four coal-fired power plants in Illinois.

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September 18, 2019 In The News

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September 17, 2019 In The News

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DECATUR, Ill. — Questions about trade and tariffs, biofuels and livestock disease prevention dominated the 2019 Farm Progress Show ag policy forum.

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September 13, 2019 In The News

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ALEXANDER COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - Representative Mike Bost continued to push for federal funding for the Len Small Levee. 

September 12, 2019 In The News

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Seven Illinois counties, including Union County, will receive emergency federal funding to help repair roads and bridges damaged during the 2019 flood.

September 6, 2019 In The News

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LEXANDER COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - U.S. Representative Mike Bost introduced legislation on Tuesday, July 23 aimed at protecting inland waterway navigation and help rebuild the Len Small Levee.

September 6, 2019 In The News

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U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro, plans to introduce a resolution this week to honor the “historic, cultural and political significance” of the 13-star Betsy Ross Flag.

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