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ILLINOIS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION ENDORSES BOST

ALTON, IL – The Illinois Education Association (IEA) today endorsed Rep. Mike Bost for re-election due to his strong record in support of public education in Metro East and Southern Illinois. “Mike Bost has never hesitated to be a strong voice for our schools and students in the Metro East and Southern Illinois,” said Kathi Griffin,… Read more »

WEST FRANKFORT MAYOR JORDAN ENDORSES BOST

MURPHYSBORO, IL – Rep. Mike Bost announced today that West Frankfort mayor Tom Jordan has endorsed his re-election bid.  Jordan, a Democrat, highlighted Bost’s commitment to working across the aisle and bringing both parties together as reasons for his endorsement. “I may be a Democrat, but I’m voting for Mike Bost for Congress,” said Jordan…. Read more »

BOST CAMPAIGN AD TOUTS FIGHT FOR COAL

Murphysboro, IL – U.S. Rep. Mike Bost released the fourth television advertisement in his re-election campaign for Illinois’ 12th Congressional District, titled “Miner.” The ad, narrated by Coal Miner’s Movement founder Bob Sandidge, highlights Bost’s efforts to stand up for coal miners and the coal industry in Southern Illinois. “When Hillary Clinton said she wants to put… Read more »

CAIRO MAYOR COLEMAN ENDORSES BOST

MURPHYSBORO, IL – Rep. Mike Bost announced today that Cairo mayor Tyrone Coleman has endorsed his re-election to Congress.  Coleman, an independent, cited Bost’s commitment to strengthening Alexander County and repairing the Len Small levee as reasons for his support. “As the mayor of Cairo, I have worked extensively with Mike Bost on our community’s… Read more »

BOST RECEIVES NRA-PVF ENDORSEMENT

MURPHYSBORO, IL – Rep. Mike Bost announced today he has received an “A rating” and an endorsement from the National Rifle Association’s Political Victory Fund. “Mike Bost is an unwavering Second Amendment advocate with a strong record of standing up for the constitutional rights of law-abiding citizens,” said Chris Cox, the NRA’s Legislative Director.  “While… Read more »

Bost Campaign Ad Touts Fight for Farmers

Murphysboro, IL – U.S. Rep. Mike Bost released a new television ad today in his re-election campaign for Illinois’ 12th Congressional District, titled “Farmer.”  The 30-second spot features St. Clair County farmer Dave Tiedemann discussing Bost’s fight to roll back Washington’s overregulation of Southern Illinois farmers. Bost is a champion for agriculture and has recently been… Read more »

Bost Campaign Launches Second Television Ad

Murphysboro, IL – U.S. Rep. Mike Bost released the second television advertisement in his re-election campaign for Illinois’ 12th Congressional District, titled “Belleville Boot.” The ad, narrated by Belleville Boot Company President Mark Ferguson, highlights Bost’s successful efforts to stop a federal rule change that would have made it more difficult for the company to compete with… Read more »

Bost Campaign Launches First Television Ad

Murphysboro, IL – U.S. Rep. Mike Bost released the first television advertisement in his re-election campaign for Illinois’ 12th Congressional District, titled “Stand Up.”  The ad will begin running with 500 points this week in the Metro East media market. “I was proud to feature my grandchildren in our first ad because I believe this… Read more »

Bost Raises $333K in 90 Days, Tops $1 Million in Bank

Murphysboro, IL—Today, U.S. Rep. Mike Bost announced his campaign raised over $330,000 in the second quarter and has over $1,041,000 cash-on-hand. “The strength of our fundraising operation proves our message of more jobs and less government is resonating,” Bost said.  “I am humbled by the outpouring of support I’ve received from hundreds of friends and… Read more »