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Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida

Bilirakis Blog

January 18, 2011 Bilirakis Blog
Washington, DC (January 19, 2011) – Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.) joined members of Florida’s Congressional delegation to support the state’s request for a disaster declaration from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (U.S.D.A.) following the severe weather conditions of the past several months that destroyed crops across the state.

January 5, 2011 Bilirakis Blog

TARPON SPRINGS, FL (January 5, 2010) – Earlier this week, Gus took the time to visit with a local business that’s on the cutting edge of both energy creation and environmental protection.

January 4, 2011 Bilirakis Blog
A Dec. 27 article in HS Today highlights Gus' recent letter to the TSA asking for more information on the effectiveness of security screening techniques.


January 3, 2011 Bilirakis Blog
Click here to read a story in Human Events about my new position as Chairman of the Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Subcommittee.
December 13, 2010 Bilirakis Blog
WASHINGTON, DC (December 13, 2010) – Last week, Gus sent a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urging her to label Venezuela as a state sponsor of terrorism and investigate its government (read the letter here).

December 3, 2010 Bilirakis Blog
WASHINGTON, DC (December 3, 2010) – Less than 24 hours after Democrats passed a job-killing tax hike, news that the nation’s unemployment rate jumped to 9.8 percent should serve as a resounding alarm that these current tax and spend policies are not working to restore America’s economy.

November 17, 2010 Bilirakis Blog

As the December 3 deadline to apply for special retroactive stop-loss pay approaches, Gus is encouraging eligible service members and veterans to contact the Department of Defense for information about receiving benefits.

October 26, 2010 Bilirakis Blog

WASHINGTON, DC (October 26, 2010) – For his dedication to helping senior citizens, Congressman Gus Bilirakis has been named a Guardian of Seniors’ Rights by the 60 Plus Association.