WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded a $3.3 million grant to the Southern Illinois Airport Authority in Carbondale.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. of Representatives today approved the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes an amendment U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12) introduced to increase access to critical federal funding for small coastal and inland ports and terminals.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that the Alexander County Housing Authority has received a $1.5 million emergency disaster grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to replace the sewer system and water supply lines at the Connell F. Smith apartment building in Cairo.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Mike Bost (IL-12), Rodney Davis (IL-13), Darin LaHood (IL-18), John Shimkus (IL-15), and Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) released the following statement regarding the unprecedented developments in ongoing federal criminal investigations of Speaker Michael Madigan and Governor J.B. Pritzker:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today introduced the bipartisan Transition for Success Act with Reps. Cindy Axne (D-IA), William Timmons (R-SC), Anthony Brindisi (D-NY), Greg Murphy (R-NC), and Max Rose (D-NY).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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"My anger is with that housing authority, and the blatant abuse of those positions," Bost said. "Abuse to the point that there are pending investigations."
Bost said he expects someone, or several people, in Alexander County to be held accountable for the deplorable conditions of the complexes.
When most politicians knock on doors, it’s usually to deliver a message to voters. U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro, instead delivered some meals Wednesday, volunteering with the Meals on Wheels program administered by Senior Services Plus. Bost was in Alton helping take the meals to some of the program’s roughly 420 customers.
Congressman Mike Bost gave a glimmer of hope to Franklin County officials yesterday afternoon.
Bost joined about two dozen Franklin County leaders at Benton's Franklin Hospital yesterday to get updates on local economic development and answer questions about federal funding.
As a grandfather of 11, I naturally want to leave my grandchildren with clean air and clean water, which is why I am committed to finding a balance between reasonable environmental regulation and economic prosperity.
“We have seen the harm that unfair and illegal trade practices have done to our steel industry—most recently with the idling of Granite City Works in Madison County,” said Rep. Bost.
I am proud to see the name of my U.S. Representative, Congressman Mike Bost, on a bipartisan letter to his colleagues in the House of Representatives to support the global response to HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria.
We appreciate that Mike Bost, our Republican congressman from Murphysboro, has been strongly behind the Miners Protection Act, and that he has said he wants Congress to address the bankruptcy rules that allow companies to abdicate their responsibility to retirees.
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U.S. Rep Mike Bost has created an online forum to gather feedback regarding the Affordable Care Act.
The Republican congressman from Murphysboro announced the online initiative in a news release on Friday titled, "Bost wants 'Your story' on Health Care Reform."
As U.S. Rep. Mike Bost began speaking to constituents who signed up to receive a phone call from him Wednesday night, he said he wanted to hear whether people agreed with him or not.
“I don’t shy away from tough questions,” Bost said. “I’ll take as many challenging questions” during the hourlong telephone town hall.