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July 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) authored a letter to U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary David Bernhardt requesting the National Park Service (NPS) conduct a study of the historical significance of sites in Prairie du Rocher for possible recognition as a National Historic Park.

July 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) introduced legislation to expand VA home loan benefits to National Guard and Army Reserve members who have been activated by governors under orders authorized by Title 32 of the United States Code (U.S.C.) in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, recent civil disturbances, and natural disasters.

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June 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (R-IL) today introduced bipartisan legislation to increase access to critical federal funding for inland ports, terminals, and waterways.

June 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today voted against the House Democrats' police reform bill. Bost instead cosponsored the JUSTICE Act, patterned after legislation recently introduced by Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) in the Senate.

June 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today introduced legislation to provide greater flexibility for veterans to receive disability exams. Bost’s bill would allow certain specialty health care providers to conduct disability exams across state lines.

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June 17, 2020 Press Release

CARBONDALE, IL – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today released the following statement after the Illinois Department of Public Health and Department of Natural Resources determined that the Amateur Trapshooting Association could not hold the Grand American trapshooting competition near Sparta this year:

May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (R-IL), the Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, today applauded House passage of the Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act (H.R. 6168).

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May 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Representative Mike Bost (R-IL), the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, today participated in a virtual forum to discuss the veterans’ disability claims process in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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 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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