Congressman William Enyart

Representing the 12th District of Illinois
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  • West Frankfort receives $6.4 million grant

    Congressman Bill Enyart joined other elected officials and public administrators at West Frankfort City Hall on Monday to officially announce the city’s receipt of $6,415,688 in Federal Emergency Management funds through the Illinois Emergency Management Agency’s State-Local Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.
  • U.S. military academy applications available from local congressmen

    U.S. Reps. John Shimkus of the 15th District and Bill Enyart of the 12th District are accepting applications for the U.S. military academies. High school seniors, college students and anyone else interested should apply now for summer 2015 admission.
  • Medicare premiums to remain unchanged

    U.S. Rep. Bill Enyart (D-Illinois) released a statement after the Department of Health and Human Services announced that Medicare Part B monthly premium and deductible will remain unchanged for the second consecutive year.
  • Enyart urges continued action on veterans’ issues

    U.S. Rep. Bill Enyart (D-Illinois) Wednesday urged continued action on veterans’ issues during the congressional recess in October. “The one thing I want to make sure we maintain our focus on is veterans’ issues,” Enyart said. “We simply cannot allow our veterans to fall through the cracks. Now is the time for action on VA care facilities, for action on expanded health care options, and for action on health care infrastructure.”
  • Sesser police, Mount Vernon children's home receive federal grants

    Federal grants were presented to Sesser Police Department and the YouthBuild program in Mount Vernon. During a visit to Southern Illinois, Bill Enyart, D-Belleville, presented the funds at he United Methodist Children's Home in Mount Vernon and Sesser City Hall.

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Oct 18, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Congressman Bill Enyart (IL-12) announced today that Medicare’s Open Enrollment period began earlier this week. “Southern Illinois seniors can now change their Medicare plan or sign up for 2015 coverage,” said Enyart. “It’s important to know that the open enrollment period is now through December 7.”
Oct 15, 2014 In The News

It’s not every day that Congressman Bill Enyart comes to town. On Tuesday, he came bearing a big check.

Oct 14, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Congressman Bill Enyart (IL-12) was on hand to present the City of West Frankfort with a Federal Emergency Management Grant for $6.4 million grant for a new waste water treatment plant.
Oct 14, 2014 In The News

 U.S. Reps. John Shimkus of the 15th District and Bill Enyart of the 12th District are accepting applications for the U.S. military academies. High school seniors, college students and anyone else interested should apply now for summer 2015 admission.

Oct 10, 2014 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Enyart (D-Illinois) released a statement after the Department of Health and Human Services announced that Medicare Part B monthly premium and deductible will remain unchanged for the second consecutive year.

In The News

Oct 15, 2014 In The News

It’s not every day that Congressman Bill Enyart comes to town. On Tuesday, he came bearing a big check.

Oct 14, 2014 In The News

 U.S. Reps. John Shimkus of the 15th District and Bill Enyart of the 12th District are accepting applications for the U.S. military academies.

Oct 8, 2014 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Enyart (D-Illinois) Wednesday urged continued action on veterans’ issues during the congressional recess in October.

Sep 30, 2014 In The News

Federal grants were presented to Sesser Police Department and the YouthBuild program in Mount Vernon.

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EPA Extends Comment Period on Proposed Power Plant Regulations

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) public comment period for proposed regulations against coal-fired power plants has been extended.  Southern Illinoisans can share their thoughts about the EPA’s proposed rules through December 1.  See my press release for more details, including a link to the website where you can submit your comments.