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Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida

Press Releases

May 12, 2016 Press Release

Molly P. is 30 years old and the mother of a little girl who just celebrated her first birthday. A former gymnast, she had her first knee surgery at 15. Her first painkiller followed immediately afterward.

May 12, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) released the following statement regarding the federal court ruling in House v. Burwell

May 11, 2016 Press Release

Today, Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) met with Florida Governor Rick Scott, along with Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) and Congressman Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), to discuss the Zika virus.

May 10, 2016 Press Release

 More Americans die from substance abuse than car accidents each year, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis emphasized during the drug control panel discussion he convened last week.

April 28, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) today introduced legislation to promote transparency and accountability at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and help protect elderly consumers against fraud.

April 27, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) released the following statement regarding the Corporation for National and Community Service OIG report:

April 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representative Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), today announced he will be partnering with CARES to hold a Senior Health Fair in Elfers.  Through this event, seniors will have access to valuable local resources.

April 21, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) launched legislation to ensure that patients have access to the most cutting edge treatments on the market, and to protect medical research and development companies, small and large, from bureaucratic delays.

April 20, 2016 Press Release

The Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Health today advanced legislation to further address the opioid abuse epidemic and keep families and communities safe.

April 19, 2016 Press Release

The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee today reviewed the Department of Veterans’ Affairs efforts to provide Veterans’ health care in a timely manner. The excessive delays at the VA continue to fail our nation’s Veterans. Members reviewed the issue and discussed how to address excessive wait times.