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Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida

Bilirakis Blog

December 10, 2009 Bilirakis Blog

During a House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing regarding Afghnistan strategy today, Gus questioned General Stanley McChrystal about the need for the United States to capture Osama Bin Laden.

November 11, 2009 Bilirakis Blog

Gus attended the opening of the new Plant City Advance Traffic Management System on Tuesday afternoon. The enhancements will allow the city to monitor traffic and adjust signal timings proactively when there is major congestion, a special event or an evacuation.

November 11, 2009 Bilirakis Blog

On Tuesday night hundreds of students and parents took part in Gus's first Financial Aid Forum and College Fair at Strawberry Crest High School in Dover.

November 7, 2009 Bilirakis Blog

Tonight Gus spoke out against the Democratic health care plan during general debate of H.R. 3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act :

November 4, 2009 Bilirakis Blog

On Wednesday, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs held a hearing on the upcoming United Nations climate change conference in Copenhagen, Denmark next month.

The Wall Street Journal has more:

November 2, 2009 Bilirakis Blog

Last Thursday Speaker Pelosi unvieled her health care bill, H.R. 3962 the Affordable Healthcare for America Act, which has a $1.2 trillion dollar price tag according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.  

October 28, 2009 Bilirakis Blog

On Monday, Gus held his second annual seniors health fair in New Port Richey which provided free health screenings to area seniors and gave him an opportunity to discuss health care reform with seniors one on one.

October 15, 2009 Bilirakis Blog

On Thursday Gus continued his push to have legislation available online for 72 hours before it is voted on in the House, when he joined AM Tampa Bay on News Radio 970 WFLA: