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Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida

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July 15, 2008 Bilirakis Blog

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.

July 9, 2008 Bilirakis Blog

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...

June 12, 2008 Bilirakis Blog

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.

June 10, 2008 Bilirakis Blog

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...

June 9, 2008 Bilirakis Blog

Today's Lakeland Ledger has an editorial making the case for the need to have a Silver Alert notification system in Florida.

June 7, 2008 Bilirakis Blog

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.

June 6, 2008 Bilirakis Blog

On Friday, the Air Force Times posted an article about the introduction of the American Heroes' Homeownership Assistance Act.

From The Times...

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.

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