Train Carrying GOP Lawmakers Hits Truck, 1 on Truck KilledThe only confirmed local member of Congress on the train is Illinois Congressman Mike Bost and his wife.
SOS Act Looks To Provide Schools With Panic ButtonsU.S. Reps Mike Bost (R-IL) and Brad Schneider (D-IL) introduced the bipartisan legislation, establishing a pilot program through the Department of Justice to make panic buttons more available to school systems.
42 HUD Inspectors Fired Over Cairo, Ill. ProblemsConditions at some Cairo housing projects were so bad at the most recent inspection, some families were forced to move immediately because it would have been unsafe for them to stay.
Election Results Reveal New Leaders in IllinoisSome candidates retained their positions while others got the boot.
Ill. Lawmakers Threaten to Block Funding for NGA Project"We have the power of the purse, and there could be some things removed" such as funding for the building, Bost told KMOX. "Until we get an answer on what we're asking for."
Mo. & Ill. Reaction To Budget Bill PassageHouse Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) was able to get support from both sides of the aisle, & so did Senate leaders
Illinois Congressman Pressures VA to Hire Local DirectorsMike Bost is sponsoring a bill calling on the VA Secretary to deliver a plan to Congress in four months.
Federal Lawmakers Seeking To Help Steel WorkersU.S. Rep. Mike Bost wants Obama Administration to enforce new trade provision against illegal dumping of imports
EPA Clean Power Plan Draws Local Reaction
Belleville's Military Boots Contract Saved by Failed BillThe Belleville Boot Company employs 750 people nationwide and has manufactured military boots since World War 1.
Illinois Congressman Bost Says Granite City Steel Will Come BackCEO of U.S. Steel promises shutdown is only temporary.
Scott AFB Plays Part in Ebola FightU.S. TRANSCOM comes up with transportation isolation system for patients and caregivers