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Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida

Press Releases

September 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC:  The office of Congressman Gus Bilirakis is proud to announce that Premier Community Health Center in Pasco County will receive $285,000 to expand its scope of service and offer integrated substance use disorder and mental health services treatment, thanks in part to his advocacy efforts.

September 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC:  The Capitol was rocked with controversy yesterday afternoon as a faux fist fight broke out between two long-time Republican political allies, Majority Whip Steve Scalise and Vice-Chairman of the Veterans Affairs Committee, Gus Bilirakis. The source of the conflict—a good old fashioned football rivalry.

August 30, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC:  As Vice-Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, Congressman Bilirakis has been actively involved in directing resources to end homelessness within the Veterans’ community for many years.

August 30, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC:  As we prepare to recognize International Overdose Awareness Day tomorrow, Congressman Gus Bilirakis is pleased to announce the success of his recent efforts to increase funding for the Drug Free Communities program, and that his advocacy on behalf of a local Drug Prevention Coalition’s application for continued federal funding helped secure $125,000 for Pasco C

August 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC:  Congressman Gus Bilirakis has been working to reduce the cost of prescription drugs for several years.  He successfully authored multiple provisions within H.R. 2430, which was signed into law last August.  One of his provisions created an expedited approval process for generic drugs when no competitor exists on the market.  The U.S.

August 13, 2018 Press Release
-Making it the 8th Provision Authored by Bilirakis to Become Law Since January of 2017-


August 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC:   The Lower Costs Through Competition Act, authored by Congressman Gus Bilirakis and signed into law last year, is already proving effective in achieving its primary goal of lowering the price of prescription drugs.