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Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida


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February 9, 2018 Press Release


Washington, DC:   This morning, an initiative authored by Congressman Bilirakis that permanently eliminates the annual limit on per patient therapy expenditures in Medicare became law.  The prior law limited services such as physical, occupational or speech therapy to a maximum of $2,010 per year.  

February 9, 2018 Press Release

This morning’s vote was difficult for me.  I had to balance my serious concerns about adding to the deficit with the multitude of provisions in the bill that will have a tangible positive impact of the lives of my constituents.

February 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), co-founder and co-chair of Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, and Gus M. Bilirakis (FL-12), co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, Wednesday reintroduced a resolution calling on Turkey to cease its violations of the rights and religious freedoms of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.

January 30, 2018 Press Release

For Immediate Release

January 30, 2017

Press Contact:

Summer Robertson 727-232-2921  

January 30, 2018 Press Release

Please see the statement below from Congressman Bilirakis in response to tonight's State of the Union address. 


January 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC:   Congressman Bilirakis was honored to partner with Dr. George Sigounas, Administrator of  the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), to host members of the Tampa Bay health care community for a targeted discussion about how the quality of patient care can be improved through the programs over which HRSA has jurisdiction.

January 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington DC:  The short-term spending bill that is now on its way to the President's desk to become law will extend the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for the next six years. CHIP insures 9 million children throughout the country. A provision authored by Congressman Bilirakis, the CHIP Buy-In program, also made it into the final spending bill.

January 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC:  Today Congressman Bilirakis proudly announced the first in a series of FEMA grants that will fund flood control projects in Pasco County.  This first project will allocate $1.56 million in federal funding for flood management in the Forest Hills neighborhood, located in southwestern Pasco County.  This neighborhood experiences chronic flooding stemming from sig