Washington, D.C. - Congressman Gus Bilirakis, Vice Chair of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement on former and current service members being forced to repay bonuses offered for their service.
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s remarks defending his health care law.
Bilirakis (second from left) is presented the “Legislator of the Year” award by NAMI Pasco County.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Gus Bilirakis, Vice Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement on a recent Department of Veterans Affairs Inspector General report detailing the continued problems plaguing the Phoenix VA Health Care System.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, introduced a resolution today calling on Great Britain to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece. The Marbles were removed from Greece 200 years ago by Thomas Bruce, seventh Earl of Elgin and transported to Great Britain.
The House Veterans Affairs Committee today advanced legislation to improve the delivery of health care and protection of benefits for our nation’s Veterans. All 11 bills passed favorably out of the full Committee.
The Committee approved the following eleven bills:
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, yesterday hosted a joint meeting with U.S. Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt, ahead of his swearing in on September 28, to discuss the future of Greece and the relationship between Greece and the United States.
The U.S. House of Representatives today advanced legislation to provide greater accountability within the Department of Veterans Affairs and reforms to the disability appeals process.
H.R. 5620, the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act, legislation Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) cosponsored, passed by a vote of 310 - 116.