March 19, 2024


Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced its endorsement of Rep. Mike Bost to represent Illinois’ twelfth Congressional District. The U.S. Chamber endorses candidates for federal office who will stand up for free enterprise, including by vigorously advocating for public policy solutions that will spur economic growth, support jobs, and promote businesses of all sizes’ ability to continue to innovate and invest in America.

“The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is proud to endorse Congressman Mike Bost for re-election to represent Illinois’ Twelfth Congressional District,” said Ryan Gleason, Senior Manager of the Chamber's Great Lakes Region. “As a former small business owner, Congressman Bost understands the importance of economic growth, supporting jobs, and promoting fiscal responsibility for businesses to succeed. Rep. Bost has a proven track record of leadership in Congress in addressing the economic needs and challenges facing business owners, workers, and families in Southern Illinois.”

“I’m honored to have the endorsement of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce,” said Rep. Mike Bost. “As a former small business owner, I understand that our job creators are the backbone of our economy. I know just how critical businesses, large and small, are to Main Street America. I have always fought against the federal government's job-killing taxes and burdensome regulations, and I am excited to continue working with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to advocate for limited government interference in our businesses.”