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March 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Mike Bost (IL-12) today voted against House Democrats’ $1.9 trillion COVID-19 package, which directed just nine percent of the funding relief to addressing the pandemic.

March 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives last night unanimously passed U.S. Representative Mike Bost’s (IL-12) bill, the Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans’ and Caregivers’ COVID-19 Immunizations Now Expanded Act of 2021, the VA VACCINE Act.

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March 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today invited high school students from Illinois’ 12th Congressional District to participate in the 2021 Congressional Art Competition. Initiated by Congress in 1982, the nationwide annual art competition allows high school students from all 50 states to showcase their artistic ability.

March 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today voted against the House Democrats' police reform bill today because it puts law enforcement at greater risk, removes protections for good police officers, and increases federal government overreach in state and local enforcement matters. Bost instead cosponsored the JUSTICE Act, introduced by Rep.

March 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (R-IL), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and U.S. Rep. David McKinley (R-WV) today introduced the Veterans’ Camera Reporting (VCR) Act. This legislation would require the U.S.

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February 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12), the lead Republican on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, today introduced the Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans’ and Caregivers’ COVID-19 Immunizations Now Expanded Act of 2021 or the VA VACCINE Act.

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February 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12), the Ranking Member on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee today introduced the Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act. This bill would ensure that no veteran loses their Second Amendment right to bear arms simply because VA appoints someone to help them manage their VA benefits.

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February 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Mike Bost (IL-12), Rodney Davis (IL-13), Darin LaHood (IL-18), and Mary Miller (IL-15) issued the following joint statement upon the resignation of longtime Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, who has served in the Illinois House since 1971:

February 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced his committee assignments for the 117th Congress. Bost will serve as the lead Republican on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and as a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

February 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – United States Representative Mike Bost (IL-12), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, today introduced the Veterans Economic Recovery Act. This legislation will connect veterans who lost their job due to the COVID-19 pandemic with training in high-demand fields.

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September 6, 2019 In The News

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(WSIL) -- Seven southern Illinois communities will receive rural development grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. 

U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) announced the grants Tuesday. 

September 6, 2019 In The News

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WASHINGTON -- An Illinois congressman is paying tribute to a southern Illinois firefighter who was killed battling a blaze over the weekend.

September 6, 2019 In The News

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Over the last part of April Congressman Mike Bost is hosting an Infrastructure listening tour around district 12.

September 6, 2019 In The News

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WASHINGTON (KFVS) - Southern Illinois counties will get a $210,000 economic development grant to support capitol investment and job creation in the region.

April 18, 2018 In The News

Tax Day was on April 17 this year. It was last day for Americans to file their 2017 federal tax returns under our old, outdated tax code. It was also cause for celebration.

April 18, 2018 In The News

Tax Day was on April 17 this year. It was last day for Americans to file their 2017 federal tax returns under our old, outdated tax code. It was also cause for celebration.

October 25, 2017 In The News

U.S. Reps. Rick Crawford, R-Arkansas, and Mike Bost, R-Illinois, will co-chair the Congressional Steel Caucus, which represents the interests of steelmakers and steelworkers across the country.

Bost represents the southwestern portion of Illinois near St. Louis where U.S. Steel's Granite Works mill is located.

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