This past Tuesday the House Judiciary subcommittee on crime, terrorism and homeland security conducted a hearing to examine various elder bills including H.R. 5898, the Silver Alert Grant Program Act of 2008.
On Wednesday, USA Today posted an article about the growing need for the implementation of a Silver Alert system. Gus' bill was highlighted as a potential solution.
From USA Today...
By GUS BILIRAKIS
There is no symbol that better represents our country’s history and tradition than the American flag. Our flag is prominently displayed in classrooms, courtrooms, above our nation’s capital, and even on the moon. It serves as a constant reminder of what makes America great.
On Thursday, Gus will receive the Foundation’s George “Buck” Gillispie Award for Meritorious Service from the Blinded American Veterans Foundation (BAVF).
From today's Washington Post...
Gus has been working for quite a while to obtain a location and support construction for a new Community Health Center facility in Tarpon Springs.
On Friday, the Air Force Times posted an article about the introduction of the American Heroes' Homeownership Assistance Act.
From The Times...
On Friday, the Chicago Tribune posted an article about the growing need for the implementation of a Silver Alert system. Gus's bill was highlighted as a possible solution.
From The Tribune...
Below is some of the media coverage from the event.