The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee held an oversight hearing to examine VA’s misuse of employee settlement agreements. Today’s hearing gave members the opportunity to examine the department’s practice of using employee settlement agreements and whether such benefit outweighs the costs to taxpayers and our nation’s Veterans.
The Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Health today held a hearing to review five important public health bills, including legislation introduced by Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) to reauthorize the Congenital Heart Futures Act.
Tropical Storm Hermine caused significant destruction throughout the Tampa Bay area. Official estimates indicate that the storm left almost $89 million in damages throughout Pasco County alone. After personally visiting flooded areas throughout my District, I contacted the U.S.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) and Congresswoman Carolyn B.
Future of VA Health Care
On Wednesday, the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee held a hearing to discuss the future of Veterans’ health care. Members had the opportunity to discuss health reform with witnesses from the Commission on Care.
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.