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Brendan Kelly’s Lies and Pelosi Ties on Display at Candidate Debate

Carbondale – Bost For Congress Campaign Manager Dustin Rhodes released the following statement after Tuesday night’s candidate debate in Carbondale. “Mike Bost effectively made his closing argument for reelection this evening. He shared his record of working across the aisle to grow jobs, cut taxes, help our veterans, and keep our classrooms safe. Brendan Kelly,… Read more »

TRUMP, BOST TO RALLY IN MURPHYSBORO

MURPHYSBORO – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that President Donald Trump plans to visit Southern Illinois for a campaign rally on Saturday, October 27. “I’m honored to have the president visit Southern Illinois,” said Bost. “President Trump enjoys wide support in Southern Illinois for good reason. I’ve worked with him to bring 800… Read more »

Federal Correctional Workers Endorse Bost for Re-Election

MARION, IL – The Council of Prison Locals C-33 today announced its endorsement of U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) for re-election to Congress. Council of Prison Locals C-33, a part of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), represents more than 30,000 bargaining unit employees in the United States. The Council is made of workers… Read more »

Coal Miners Union Endorses Bost for Re-Election

SESSER, IL – The National Council of Coal Miners Political Action Committee (COMPAC), the political arm of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), today endorsed U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) for re-election to Congress. The UMWA is the largest union in North America representing coal miners and is one of the largest in the… Read more »

Cairo Mayor Tyrone Coleman Endorses Bost for Re-Election

CAIRO, IL – Tyrone Coleman, mayor of Cairo, Illinois, today announced his endorsement of U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) for re-election. Coleman and Bost have worked extensively in a bipartisan manner to address public housing issues in Alexander County. “As mayor of Cairo, I’ve seen firsthand how much Mike Bost cares about the communities he… Read more »

Infrastructure Union Endorses Bost for Re-Election

MURPHYSBORO, IL – The International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 150 today announced its endorsement of U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) for re-election. IUOE Local 150 represents approximately 23,000 men and women working in a variety of construction and other industries throughout our region. “As a member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee,… Read more »

Transportation Trade Union Endorses Bost for Re-Election

MURPHYSBORO, IL – The International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART), today announced its endorsement of U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) for re-election. SMART- Transportation is the largest railroad union in North America, with more than 500 locals. It represents employees on every Class I and Class II railroad, as well… Read more »

Politifact Calls Brendan Kelly’s Attacks “False”

By Stephen Koff Politifact In Illinois, Brendan Kelly wants to cash in on a Mike Bost vote In Washington, Mike Bost has agreed consistently that Congress members, earning $174,00 a year, don’t need a pay raise. But the Illinois Republican spent two decades in his state’s General Assembly before his 2014 election to Congress, and… Read more »

Brendan Kelly Playing Political Games with Suffering Families

Brendan Kelly and Nancy Pelosi’s most recent attack ad was proven to be filled with lies and half-truths, so they’ve gone back to the gutter for more. This time they stretch the truth on Mike Bost’s record fighting against the opioid epidemic in a 30-second television ad. “Brendan Kelly and Nancy Pelosi have a lot… Read more »

Firefighters Union Endorses Bost for Re-Election

MURPHYSBORO, IL – The Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois (AFFI) today announced its endorsement of U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) for re-election. AFFI represents over 15,000 professional firefighters in 225 communities across Illinois. “As a former firefighter, I know firsthand the dedication our first responders show to the communities they serve,” said Bost. “I’m honored… Read more »