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Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida

Press Releases

August 2, 2016 Press Release

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced more than $16 million in new Zika funding for 40 states and territories. Florida will receive $720,000 to address the virus statewide. Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) released the following statement:

July 28, 2016 Press Release

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) recently issued a document for investors clearly stating that the group is open to reviewing proposals for projects in Greece.

July 27, 2016 Press Release

This month, Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) and the entire Greater Tampa Congressional Delegation wrote a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers supporting funding for the Anclote River dredging project.

July 26, 2016 Press Release

Representative Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), recently announced two upcoming town hall meetings.

July 25, 2016 Press Release

Last week, the President signed into law the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act to bring about meaningful reforms in the mental health care system.

July 19, 2016 Press Release

Last week, we held an important event to honor our nation’s brave military dogs. As co-chair of the Congressional Humane Bond Caucus, and Vice Chair of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, I understand the important bond between our military dogs and our Veterans. 

July 13, 2016 Press Release

The Energy and Commerce Committee today advanced legislation to help encourage innovation and modernize our health care system, communications world, and the Federal Trade Commission for the 21st Century.

The Committee approved eight bipartisan solutions, including legislation Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) worked on:

July 12, 2016 Press Release

The Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Communications and Technology today held a hearing to conduct oversight of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Members heard from all five FCC Commissioners to receive an update on crucial programs, privacy rules, reform efforts, and more.  

July 11, 2016 Press Release

Managing a serious personal health condition can feel like a full time job – one that is highly complex in nature, with no days off, and little room for error. For Americans with kidney failure – also known as End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) – managing health is, in fact, one of the most daunting challenges they will ever face.

July 8, 2016 Press Release

This week, Congress continued efforts to combat opioid abuse in the nation. Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) was appointed to the bipartisan House and Senate Conference Committee to represent the House.