U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro, used $133,776 worth of postage to send mass mailings to constituents during 2016 and the first nine months of 2017. He ranked 15th in the U.S. House for use of his mail “franking” privileges.
U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro, used $133,776 worth of postage to send mass mailings to constituents during 2016 and the first nine months of 2017. He ranked 15th in the U.S. House for use of his mail “franking” privileges. BND file photo
U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro, used $133,776 worth of postage to send mass mailings to constituents during 2016 and the first nine months of 2017. He ranked 15th in the U.S. House for use of his mail “franking” privileges. BND file photo

Local congressman near top of list for those using ‘free’ mass mailings

January 13, 2018 04:30 PM