Bio: Rep. Mike Bost is proud to represent the 12 counties of Illinois’ 12th District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Sworn in to office on January 6, 2015, Mike is continuing the fight for our Southern Illinois’ values in Washington – a fight he began in U.S. military, then as a first responder, a local job creator, and a state representative.
In the 114th Congress, Rep. Bost serves on three key committees: Agriculture, Veterans’ Affairs, and Small Business. Mike also serves on the following Subcommittees: Conservation and Forestry, and General Farm Commodities and Risk Management under Agriculture; Economic Opportunity, and Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs under Veterans’ Affairs; and Health and Technology, and Investigations, Oversight and Regulations under Small Business.
Prior to his election to Congress, Rep. Bost served for two decades in the Illinois House of Representatives, rising to the leadership position of House Republican Caucus Chair.
Military Bio: Rep. Bost is a lifelong resident of Murphysboro. He graduated from Murphysboro High School in 1979. After high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps serving his country from 1979 to 1982. He was trained as an electronic specialist and radar repairman and received an honorable discharge as a Corporal E-4.
R.5231 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
Requiring Accountability and Inspections for Dining Service Act
Sponsor: Rep. Bost, Mike [R-IL-12] (Introduced 05/13/2016) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: 05/26/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)
R.3956 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
VA Health Center Management Stability and Improvement Act
Sponsor: Rep. Bost, Mike [R-IL-12] (Introduced 11/05/2015) Cosponsors: (12)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs | Senate – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: 05/24/2016 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. (All Actions)