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Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida

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June 15, 2018 Bilirakis Blog

I take significant exception with the way your paper has recently mischaracterized me and a recent educational event I sponsored, which was attended by 186 women in my district this past Saturday.  Participant feedback indicates that the event was a tremendous success, offering helpful information on a wide variety of topics they found relevant to their lives.

May 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC:   Congressman Gus Bilirakis’s bill, the Servicemembers Improved Transition through Reforms for Ensuring Progress (SIT-REP) Act, passed the House today.  This legislation ensures Veterans are held harmless from any penalties that their school may impose due to potential delays in the processing of their tuition payments.

May 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC:   Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) and Congressman Ron Kind (D-WI) have introduced bipartisan legislation (H.R. 5881) to strengthen Medicare and improve access for program participants.  This meaningful legislation closes important gaps in the Medicare secondary payer payment program with a simplified, commonsense approach.

May 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC:  As Vice-Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, Congressman Bilirakis has been intricately involved in negotiating several high profile pieces of legislation aimed at improving the lives of Veterans.  Yesterday, several of these bills passed favorably out of the VA committee.

April 18, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Gus Bilirakis, Vice-Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee,  is pleased to announce that his advocacy on behalf of local Veterans has resulted in an allocation of over $2.7 million in federal funds for improvements at Baldomero Lopez State Veterans' Nursing Home in Land O’ Lakes.  Specifically, these funds will be used to renovate the facility’s dining room, dayrooms, nurs