Posts By: teambost

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 »

Op-ed: Workhorses Get Things Done

In Congress, you learn real quick that the barn is full of show horses and workhorses. The show horses talk a big game while galloping from one cable news camera to the next. But it’s the workhorses that get things done. Southern Illinois’ has a lot of workhorses, and I knew if I was going… Read more »

Carpenters’ Union Endorses Mike Bost for Re-Election

MURPHYSBORO, IL – The St. Louis – Kansas City Carpenters Regional Council today announced its endorsement of U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) for re-election. The St. Louis – Kansas City Carpenters Regional Council represents more than 20,000 members in 33 locals across the region, including in Southern Illinois. “As a former dues-paying labor union member,… Read more »

Police Officers Endorse Mike Bost for Re-Election

MURPHYSBORO, IL – The Illinois Fraternal Order of Police today announced its endorsement of U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) for re-election. The Fraternal Order of Police, founded in 1915, is the largest organization of sworn law enforcement officers in the United States. “As a former first responder, myself, I’ve always served as a voice for… Read more »

AFGE Endorses Mike Bost for Reelection

WASHINGTON – The American Federation of Government Employees announced its endorsement of Rep. Mike Bost of Illinois for the U.S. House of Representatives for Illinois’s 12th Congressional District. “Congressman Bost has shown time and again that he believes in federal workers, and is the right advocate for public servants in Illinois,” said AFGE District 7… Read more »

National Right to Life Endorses Bost For Re-Election

MURPHYSBORO, IL – National Right to Life today announced its endorsement of U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) for re-election. NRLC is the nation’s oldest and largest pro-life organization. “As someone who has fought in Congress to eliminate taxpayer funding for abortion and fought to preserve pro-life health care providers’ rights of conscience, I am honored… Read more »

Bost Campaign Releases New TV Ad

MURPHYSBORO, IL – Bost For Congress today released its second television advertisement of the 2018 election cycle. “At It Again” will air district-wide on broadcast and cable television. Folks, they’re at it again. I’ve spent 20 years fighting Pelosi and Madigan, my opponent has spent his career supporting them I’ve never stopped fighting for our… Read more »