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Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida

Bilirakis Blog

September 16, 2010 Bilirakis Blog

WASHINGTON, DC (September 16, 2010) – Friday marks the 223rd anniversary of one of our nation’s most important founding documents, one that too many people in Washington have forgotten about lately.

September 15, 2010 Bilirakis Blog
WASHINGTON, DC – Today I voted to designate the last week of September as National Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Week.

I also cosponsored H. Res. 1522, which passed unanimously, 408-0.

September 8, 2010 Bilirakis Blog
Here’s another tragic story about the failures of Obamacare, this time from right in my backyard in St. Petersburg, Fla.

September 2, 2010 Bilirakis Blog
If the administration would take meaningful steps to secure our border, it wouldn’t need to put up signs in Arizona warning citizens that travel 100 miles from the border is unsafe (“Signs in Arizona warn of smuggler dangers”).

August 31, 2010 Bilirakis Blog
The American people have the right to know more about controversial plans proposed by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that would give illegal immigrants amnesty and dismiss deportation cases pending before the immigration courts.

August 27, 2010 Bilirakis Blog

Throughout the healthcare debate, Democrats claimed that if you like your health care plan, you’d be able to keep that health care plan.

But it’s more than evident that just a few months after enacting Obamacare, that is not the case. Millions of people will have no choice but to switch their health care plans.

August 18, 2010 Bilirakis Blog
The administration seems to think it is acceptable to enact “comprehensive immigration reform” through backdoor means in order to avoid any kind of legislative debate and discussion.

August 11, 2010 Bilirakis Blog

Democrats this week called the House back to Washington for another last-minute federal government bailout of more than $26 billion. It is another in a long line of perpetual bailout bills coming out of Washington.


June 4, 2010 Bilirakis Blog

In an effort to engage the Floridians to talk about the challenges facing our country, Gus hosted an America Speaking Out Town Hall in Plant City on Thursday night.

Over 100 people packed City Hall to share their ideas for solving America’s most pressing problems including the economy, jobs, national debt, health care and immigration.