Bost Endorsed by State and Federal Fire Fighters Union

Murphysboro, IL—Today, U.S. Rep. Mike Bost received the endorsement of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) as well as the Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois (AFFI).

“Congressman Mike Bost is a trusted ally to America’s first responders.  His first hand experience serves him well as an advocate in Congress, and the International Association of Fire Fighters is proud to endorse his re-election.  We need more leaders like Mike Bost in Washington.” Harold Schaitberger, General Presidet IAFF, said.

“The Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois is proud to endorse Congressman Mike Bost for re-election in Illinois’ 12th Congressional District Republican Primary. As a former fire fighter, Mike Bost understands the needs of our first responders.  We can count on Mike to put partisanship aside and stand up for Southern Illinois’ communities and put families first.” Pat Devaney, President AFFI, said.

“As a retired fire fighter, I know firsthand the dedication our first responders show to the communities they serve. I am honored to represent these selfless individuals in Washington, and I am humbled by their support.” Bost said.

First elected in 2014, Mike Bost represents Illinois’ 12th Congressional District in the United States Congress. A retired U.S. Marine and former firefighter, Mike and his wife Tracy own a business in their hometown of Murphysboro, IL.

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