Bost's campaign announced the endorsement at a news conference at Werts Welding and Tank Services in
Bost also recently got the endorsement of the
Bost is running against incumbent U.S. Rep.
Enyart, who serves on the
The money will help homeless and at-risk veterans and their families as part of a federal program designed to reduce the number of veterans who are homeless by helping low-income families transition to permanent housing.
"By far, one of the most difficult things I've witnessed in my 35 year military career are veterans who don't have a place to call home," Enyart said. "Since I took office last year, I've been in constant communication with the VA about healthcare, the disability claims backlog, homeless veterans and more. It's nice to see that they are stepping up to do the right thing here in
Enyart also said he will continue to make impromptu visits to the
Bradshaw this month is speaking out on the issue of paid maternity leave.August is during August in recognition of National Breastfeeding Awareness Month.
Bradshaw said she and the
Paid maternity leave for new mothers would make it easier for women to be breastfeeding their newborns, Bradshaw said.
"Breastfeeding is the best way to give your baby a good start in life, in terms of nutrition, protection from disease and emotional bonding," Bradshaw said. "A strong parent-child bond is essential for full human development. The months after birth are extremely important to that bonding experience."
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