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Bilirakis Blog

December 17, 2015 Bilirakis Blog

Helping people is why I came to Congress. It is the motivation behind everything I do. This year, I am honored to have been a part of many legislative initiatives that will truly help my constituents and families across the nation.

December 11, 2015 Bilirakis Blog

Yesterday, I had the honor of meeting with Connie Pilallis, the Grand President, and Elena Saviolakis, the Executive Director of the Daughters of Penelope in my Washington, DC office.

December 1, 2015 Bilirakis Blog

November was a wonderful month, reminding us to be grateful for the many privileges we have. It is truly an honor to serve Florida’s twelfth district. My many meetings with constituents, local businesses, Veterans, advocates, and families served as a reminder of how lucky I am. Here are some highlights from November:

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: