On Wednesday afternoon, Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) led bipartisan committee members in a conference call with top government health officials to discuss the ongoing Zika threat.
Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) this week held two town hall meetings in Florida’s twelfth congressional district to discuss legislative issues with constituents. The Congressman provided the local community with an update on the work he has been doing in Congress.
Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), along with Congressmen Dennis Ross (FL-15) and David Jolly (FL-13), recently sent a letter to bipartisan leaders of Congress requesting additional funding and resources to address the Zika virus.
Last week, Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) and Congresswoman Kathy Castor (FL-14) visited with patients, families, and staff of St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital to discuss the bipartisan ACE Kids Act.
Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) along with fellow Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), recently sent a letter to NBC Universal CEO Stephen B. Burke regarding inaccurate reporting on Macedonian history during NBC’s coverage of the Opening Ceremonies of the 2016 Summer Olymics.
Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) and Congresswoman Kathy Castor (FL-14) today visited with patients and families of St. Joseph’s Children’s Chronic-Complex to update the progress of the ACE Kids Act in Congress and build momentum on getting it passed this year.
The President recently signed into law Congressman Bilirakis’s legislation to designate the Elfer’s post office as the “Private First Class Felton Roger Fussell Memorial Post Office.” Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) released the following statement:
Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) recently joined Bay News 9 to discuss a big bipartisan legislative victory to address opioid addiction and abuse. Last month, the President signed into law the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act to bring about meaningful reforms in the mental health care system and address the nation's opioid epidemic.
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:
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.