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Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida

Press Releases

June 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) and Senator Marco Rubio (FL) announced today they are leading efforts to help ensure Florida’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) continues providing quality, affordable insurance to children across the state. Bilirakis and Rubio sent a letter to U.S.

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June 13, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), Vice Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, applauded today’s passage of the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act.
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June 8, 2017 Press Release
With Hurricane Season in full swing, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) took to the House floor to highlight the importance of being prepared in case disaster strikes.
June 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, applauded the committee’s passage of legislation today to reform the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and promote important public health priorities.

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May 31, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) applauded today new efforts to combat the nation’s opioid crisis with over $70 million in grant funding to help communities and health care providers prevent overdose and treat addiction.
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May 25, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), who serves as Co-Chair of the Congressional Hellenic Caucus and the Congressional Hellenic-Israel Alliance, released a letter to the Trump Administration today demanding justice for the Americans attacked by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s security detail.
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May 23, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) today commended the bipartisan House passage of the Veterans Compensation Cost-of-Living-Adjustment Act (H.R. 1329).
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May 23, 2017 Press Release
As the summer months heat up in Florida, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) renewed the call for an improved, coordinated approach to combating the Zika virus.
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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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