Mobile Menu - OpenMobile Menu - Closed


Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida

Bilirakis Blog

May 30, 2008 Bilirakis Blog

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...

May 29, 2008 Bilirakis Blog

On Wednesday, Gus presented Safety Harbor resident and WWII gunner, George Costage, with the Distinguished Flying Cross for his heroic service in carrying out aerial combat missions over occupied Europe.

Below is some of the media coverage from the event.

May 27, 2008 Bilirakis Blog

Tomorrow, Gus will present the Distinguished Flying Cross to former Safety Harbor City Commission member and WWII veteran airman George Costage.

May 22, 2008 Bilirakis Blog

Don Pandel, 80, disappeared over the weekend and was found days later nearly 160 miles from his home in Port Richey, Fla.

May 21, 2008 Bilirakis Blog

Today, the House successfully overrode a Presidential veto of a version of the Farm Bill (H.R. 2419) that did not contain a section of the bill originally passed by Congress.

May 14, 2008 Bilirakis Blog

On Wednesday, Gus met with Pat Pedraja, 13, in his Washington office to discuss his recent efforts to raise awareness about bone marrow donation.

May 3, 2008 Bilirakis Blog

On Saturday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported on the success Texas has experienced since deploying its Silver Alert system 7-months-ago...

May 1, 2008 Bilirakis Blog


Every 40 seconds, someone in America has a stroke. In fact, it is the third leading cause of deaths in the nation. Each year, during the month of May, Americans band together, not only to share their support in the fight against stroke, but also raise awareness of how it can be treated, and more importantly, prevented.

April 30, 2008 Bilirakis Blog


April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month. We see the heart-wrenching and troubling stories on the news about victims of sexual assault, but it becomes even more disturbing when we realize that it is even happening in our own community.