Last Saturday, Gus hosted a forum to highlight the treatment of Coptic Christians in Egypt, honor the late Pope Shenouda, and promote religious freedom in the Middle East and worldwide.
Wesley Chapel, FL (April 12, 2012) ? As part of his constituent work week, Gus on Monday visited Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, which is under construction and scheduled to be completed in September.
On March 25, 1821, Greece declared independence against the Ottoman Empire. As a leading Greek-American in Congress, Gus spoke on the House Floor to commemorate Greek Independence Day.
On Thursday, the House will vote to repeal yet another provision included in the massive and flawed health care overhaul.
Gus would like to share two recent reports that are prime examples of the carelessness with which your tax dollars are being spent, and the cost that it will have on the country's economic recovery.
One of the 16 Americans charged in Egypt for promoting democracy and religious freedom is John Tomaszewski, a former staff member for Congressman Bilirakis.
Tomaszewski was in Egypt when a travel ban came into force and was one of six Americans who sought refuge at the American embassy. After the travel ban was released, he recently returned to Washington.
Earlier this week, Gus met with dignitaries from Tampa Bay Consular Corps and representatives with Hillsborough County to promote economic development and foreign trade opportunities in the region.
Recently, President Obama released his annual budget proposal. For the fourth straight year, his budget fails to seriously address our nation's debt crisis and calls for higher taxes and increased stimulus spending. This budget punishes small businesses, job creators, and seniors at the expense of the administration's spending addiction.
Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-09) applauded the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday for supporting his amendment to the Protecting Investment in Oil Shale the Next Generation of Environmental, Energy, and Resource Security (PIONEERS) Act, which the House will vote on later this week.