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Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida

Bilirakis Blog

November 23, 2015 Bilirakis Blog

I am proud to be a part of the Florida delegation, representing the great Sunshine State and its residents. Florida knows how to do travel and tourism right!

Our state is one of America’s top destinations for tourists. I am so proud that we have been successful in creating an environment where tourism based business can thrive, because more tourism means more jobs.

November 5, 2015 Bilirakis Blog

While our Veterans deserve honor, support, and thanks each and every day, next Wednesday, we have the opportunity to pause and recognize our nation’s heroes in a variety of meaningful ways

October 29, 2015 Bilirakis Blog

October was filled with many exciting events, hearings, markups, votes, and visits with so many constituents, families, and advocates. Great things are happening in Florida’s 12th district and I look forward to continuing my efforts to help our families, Veterans, and communities.  Here are some highlights from October:

October 15, 2015 Bilirakis Blog

As Vice Chair of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, I have seen firsthand the courage, dedication, and sacrifices of our Veterans. I am forever grateful for our nation’s true American heroes and their efforts to keep us safe. That is why I have been devoted to helping our Veterans transition to civilian life.

October 2, 2015 Bilirakis Blog

This week, the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues hosted an inaugural “Stand with Greece” policy summit at the U.S. Capitol.

September 30, 2015 Bilirakis Blog

This month was an exciting and busy month. It was a privilege to be in the presence of His Holiness Pope Francis, to meet with some constituents, and to continue my efforts to protect our nation’s Veterans, taxpayers, and families.  Here are some highlights from September:

September 4, 2015 Bilirakis Blog

This past month, I spent time travelling around FL-12 to meet with constituents and visit local business and organizations. Here are some highlights from August 2015:

 

April 7, 2015 Bilirakis Blog

Why should people care about the repeal of the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula?

How would you describe this bill?

January 29, 2015 Bilirakis Blog

In his State of the Union address, the President said: “Between now and this spring, we have a chance to negotiate a comprehensive agreement that prevents a nuclear-armed Iran; secures America and our allies – including Israel; while avoiding yet another Middle East conflict.”

October 15, 2014 Bilirakis Blog

On October 1, 2013, Healthcare.gov – the main website for the President’s health care law – went live. The President and his allies in the House and Senate sold this law on a number of promises – the ability to keep your plan and doctor, and an average reduction of $2500 in premiums for a family of four, to name a few.

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