On this 10th Anniversary of the War in Iraq, we remember our brave servicemen and women. To the 4,500 troops who died there; to the more than 30,000 wounded Americans who have come home ? your selfless sacrifices will never be forgotten.
Washington, DC (March 15, 2013) ? At a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health hearing this morning, Congressman Gus M. Bilirakis (R-FL) questioned the panel regarding the increase in healthcare premiums as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
This week, we have been working to find a long-term solution to the automatic spending cuts and significant tax increases, more commonly known as the Fiscal Cliff, which will take effect January 1, unless Congress and the President can reach a bi-partisan agreement.
Medicare is a vital program serving thousands of Florida seniors. Congressman Bilirakis is committed to working across the aisle to develop a plan, so future generations will receive the care they expect and deserve and those 55 and older see no changes.
On September 11, a heavily armed group executed a terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, killing Ambassador Chris Stevens, Sean Smith, Tyrone Woods and Glenn Doherty. The following remarks were prepared for delivery by Congressman Gus Bilirakis for today?s Foreign Affairs Committee hearing regarding these attacks:
Congressman Bilirakis, member of the Foreign Affairs Committee and the Congressional Anti-Terrorism Caucus, today joined over 50 of his Congressional colleagues in sending a letter to President Obama and U.S. Secretary of State Clinton to demand answers regarding the security failures that led to the September 11 terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.