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Ranking Member Bost Applauds House Passage of 13 Bipartisan Veterans’ Bills

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the House passed 13 bipartisan veterans’ bills this week: “Just a few days after celebrating our nation’s heroes on Veterans Day, I was proud to support all 13 veterans’ bills that passed the House this week,” said Ranking Member Bost. “These bills would improve th...

Ranking Member Bost Slams Democrats' Disregard for Afghanistan Crisis, Irresponsible Spending

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the Committee’s markup of the Democrats’ partisan reconciliation package containing $18 billion dollars for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA): “House Democrats’ blatant disregard for the crisis the Biden White House created in Afghanistan and the impact that ...

Ranking Member Bost Calls for Regular Order Following Committee Markup of 8 Bills

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the below statement following the Committee markup of eight veterans’ bills which would impact the delivery of care and education, home loans, and compensation benefits to veterans: “I am proud of the bipartisan work that our Committee did today on six of the eight bills that came up for a vote...

Bost Statement Following House Passage of 7 Bills to Improve Care, Benefits, and Services for Veterans

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the House passed 7 bills to continue to deliver on the promise we have made to our veterans. “I was proud to support all 7 veterans’ bills that passed the House today. They will continue our work to honor and care for all those who have served,” said Ranking Member...

Bost Statement Following House Passage of 9 Bipartisan Veterans’ Bills

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the House passed nine bills for our nation’s veterans. “The bills that we passed today would touch nearly every aspect of VA. Together, they would protect veterans and employees, increase transparency and accountability, and support veterans who are homeless, in sc...

Ranking Member Bost's Statement on Sending 25 Bipartisan Veterans’ Bills to the House Floor

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the Committee favorably forwarded 25 bills to benefit our nation’s veterans to the House Floor. “I am proud of our Committee’s work to find common ground and pass over two dozen bipartisan bills today. These bills would support veterans, bolster VA’s supply chain, ...

House Passes Ranking Member Bost’s THRIVE Act, Will Enhance Job Training and Education Benefits for Veterans

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the House passed his bill, H.R. 2523, the Training in High-Demand Roles to Improve Veteran Employment Act (THRIVE Act), to improve veterans’ job training and education benefits. “When COVID-19 struck, Congress acted quickly to support veterans who were losing their...

Bost Urges DoD to Clarify Shifting Policy Impacting GI Bill Eligibility for Guard Troops Deployed to the Southern Border

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after sending a letter to Secretary of Defense, Lloyd J. Austin III, regarding National Guard Members’ eligibility for GI Bill benefits following the Biden Administration’s recent termination of the national emergency declaration at the southern border. “The Biden Admini...

Ranking Member Bost Introduces 4 Bills to Kick-Off 117th Congress

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after introducing four veterans’ bills yesterday: “Last Congress, I was proud to join my colleagues in sending meaningful legislation to the President’s desk on behalf of our veterans,” said Ranking Member Bost. “As Ranking Member this Congress, I look forward to continu...

Congressional Leaders Praise Passage of Bipartisan Veterans Omnibus

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Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) and Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.), the Ranking Member and Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kans.) and Senator Jon Tester (D-Mont.), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statements after the House and Senate passed H.R 7105, As Amended, the Johnny Isakso...

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