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Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida

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May 2, 2011 Bilirakis Blog

On April 26, Gus visited a Tampa-area gas station to hold an impromptu townhall with customers about the impact of rising gas prices. He visited with dozens of people to hear their concerns, and even pumped some gas. Watch some of the footage from his visit below:

April 11, 2011 Bilirakis Blog

Washington, DC (April 11, 2011) ? Last month, Gus visited the Soldier and Family Assistance Center (SFAC) at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Gus has long been a proponent of the SFAC, and has advocated for its expansion nationwide.

April 8, 2011 Bilirakis Blog

Determining the next step for your child after high school graduation can be difficult for both parents and students alike. Simply navigating the admissions and student financial aid process can make an already anxious situation even more complicated.

April 1, 2011 Bilirakis Blog

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By Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.)
Published April 1, 2011 12:59 PM ET

March 26, 2011 Bilirakis Blog

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By CARL ORTH | The Suncoast News
Published: March 26, 2011

NEW PORT RICHEY - Since much of Pasco County falls within a 50-mile zone of a nuclear power plant, Pasco officials have been reviewing nuclear emergency plans this week.

March 17, 2011 Bilirakis Blog

As Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications, Gus held a hearing on Thursday to examine the Department of Homeland Security's preparedness related to health issues. The witness was Dr. Alexander Garza, Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs and Chief Medical Officer with DHS.

February 28, 2011 Bilirakis Blog

NEW PORT RICHEY - When U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis was touring emergency response agencies in the area, his first stop was the Pasco County Office of Emergency Management.

February 22, 2011 Bilirakis Blog

We all know the old adage "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again." You've probably told it to yourself at some point.

That point appears to be now for President Obama, with the release of his latest budget that spends too much, taxes too much and borrows too much ? again.

February 18, 2011 Bilirakis Blog

On Thursday, Gus spoke with 970 WFLA about the two-year anniversary of the President's stimulus project:


The following clips have been airing throughout the day:

"It has been two years since President Obama signed a stimulus program into law, and a trillion bucks later, Congressman Gus Bilirakis of Palm Harbor says it's obvious it didn't work...

February 16, 2011 Bilirakis Blog

Washington, DC (February 15, 2011) – On Tuesday, Gus met with Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and a Retired U.S. Army General, to discuss issues vital to veterans and the ways Congress and the Department can work to advocate for veterans benefits.

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