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Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida


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January 18, 2008 Bilirakis Blog

Congress must pass a FISA fix that addresses modern day intelligence gathering scenarios. In August 2007, Gus joined more than 190 House Republicans signing and releasing a letter to House Speaker Pelosi urging her to pass the necessary FISA reform that closes the existing intelligence gap identified by the Director of National Intelligence (DNI).

January 17, 2008 Bilirakis Blog

Today, Gus cosponsored H.R. 4987, the Fence by Date Certain Act, which would require the construction by next June of a border fence from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico.

January 7, 2008 Press Release

As we clean-up the remnants of the paper and bows from Holiday gifts, and realize all of the blessings that the season brings, blood transfusion recipients, and their family and friends, take this opportunity to thank blood donors through the annual January celebration of National Blood Donor Month.

January 4, 2008 Bilirakis Blog

On Monday, January 7th, Congressman Bilirakis, Clearwater City Officials, and Governor’s Commission on Volunteerism CEO Wendy Spencer will host a grant award announcement and swearing-in ceremony for AmeriCorps Clearwater, a Corporation for National and Community Service/Volunteer Florida-funded program focused on public safety and homeland security.

January 4, 2008 Press Release

"The local farmers who were affected by these freezing temperatures need to know that help my office is here to help them with any assistance they need. We're here to help," said Congressman Bilirakis. "While most were lucky, many farmers were not."

January 3, 2008 Press Release

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (3 Jan.) -- In an effort to raise awareness during Blood Donor Awareness Month, U.S. Rep. Gus M. Bilirakis will donate blood at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 4, 2008, at the Florida Blood Services' (FBS) Donor Center located in Hudson at 7214 State Road 52 (just east of U.S. 19).