Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida

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May 18, 2017 Press Release
In recognition of National Police Week, the U.S. House passed the Thin Blue Line Act (H.R. 115) to toughen penalties against individuals who murder state and local law enforcement officers. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) praised the legislation in a speech on the House floor, and commemorated a fallen officer from Tarpon Springs, Florida.
May 18, 2017 Press Release
Today, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) applauded progress made on legislation he championed to lower the price of prescription medication, and reauthorize research programs for congenital heart disease and sickle cell disease.
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May 17, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), Vice Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, today applauded the committee’s passage of 11 bills to improve the VA and better serve our nation’s heroes.
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May 17, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) participated in a key House technology panel today to examine emergency alert systems throughout the country and consider the possibilities of new methods of alerting the public to emergencies.
May 16, 2017 Press Release
As President Trump welcomes Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the White House this week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) joined a bipartisan letter to the Trump Administration expressing concern for human rights and democracy in Turkey.
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May 16, 2017 Blog Post
In my district in Florida and across the country, Many of us in Congress continue to hear from our constituents about Americans continue to feel the pressure of rising health care costsprescription drug costs. Too often, bad actors in the marketplace take advantage of monopolies, skyrocketing the price of lifesaving medication simply because there is little to no competition.
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May 12, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) congratulated five students from Florida’s 12th Congressional District who have been accepted to one of the nation’s prestigious service academies.
May 9, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) announced that Clare Hernandez, a student from Dade City, Florida, has won the 2017 Congressional Art Competition for her pencil drawing titled “Portrait of an Unknown Soldier.”
May 4, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) released the following statement on the American Health Care Act (H.R. 1628).
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May 3, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis released the following statement after voting against the fiscal year 2017 spending bill (H.R. 244, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017).

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