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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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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

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S.

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July 31, 2017 In The News

MARION — U.S. Rep. Mike Bost of Murphysboro on Monday called on U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin to investigate allegations of mismanagement at the Marion VA Medical Center that may have compromised quality of care and patient safety, according to news release from Bost’s office.

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July 31, 2017 In The News

Southern Illinois Congressman Mike Bost is calling on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs secretary to investigate allegations of mismanagement at the Marion VA Medical Center.

Bost is joined in his effort by House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Chairman Jack Bergman of Michigan.

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July 30, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly's diverse district boasts some of the world's richest farmland, as well as Chicago neighborhoods and south suburbs where access to foods such as fresh fruits and vegetables is limited.

July 28, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — Four federal legislators are once again pressing Housing and Urban Development’s investigatory arm to complete its review into what went wrong at the Alexander County Housing Authority.

July 27, 2017 In The News

Washington, DC –(ENEWSPF)–July 27, 2017.  U.S. Representatives Robin Kelly (IL-02) and Mike Bost (IL-12) introduced bipartisan legislation that empowers farmers to help combat food deserts.

July 26, 2017 In The News

“One-size fits all does not work when it comes to PTSD,” said Rep. Mike Bost, R-Ill. and chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs subcommittee on disability assistance.

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July 25, 2017 In The News
July 21, 2017 In The News

When the national media talks about entrepreneurship, the same industries seem to come up again and again. The tech startup, the consulting firm, the real-estate company, the new restaurant chain — and the list goes on.

July 16, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R- Murphysboro, pressed Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson July 13 to deal with what Bost calls the "corruption" in the Alexander County Housing Authority, or ACHA, resulting in decrepit public housing complexes.

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