Washington, DC: Congressman Bilirakis was honored to partner with Dr. George Sigounas, Administrator of the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), to host members of the Tampa Bay health care community for a targeted discussion about how the quality of patient care can be improved through the programs over which HRSA has jurisdiction.
Washington DC: The short-term spending bill that is now on its way to the President's desk to become law will extend the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for the next six years. CHIP insures 9 million children throughout the country. A provision authored by Congressman Bilirakis, the CHIP Buy-In program, also made it into the final spending bill.
Washington, DC: Today Congressman Bilirakis proudly announced the first in a series of FEMA grants that will fund flood control projects in Pasco County. This first project will allocate $1.56 million in federal funding for flood management in the Forest Hills neighborhood, located in southwestern Pasco County. This neighborhood experiences chronic flooding stemming from sig
Washington, DC: After reviewing initial FCC findings which indicate Hawaii state officials were improperly trained on how to navigate the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS), Congressman Gus Bilirakis raised serious doubts today as to whether the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been compliant with a new law he authored which was designed to preven
Washington, DC: U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) announced today he will once again be joining the Alzheimer’s Association to host an Alzheimer’s Summit for patients, family members, caregivers, medical professionals, and more in Dunedin, Florida.
Washington, DC: Today, Congressman Gus Bilirakis introduced the Servicemembers Improved Transition through Reforms for Ensuring Progress (SIT-REP) Act. This legislation will ensure Veterans are held harmless from any penalties that their school may impose due to potential delays in the processing of their tuition payments.
A Guest Editorial Written by Congressman Gus Bilirakis
An airport employee, who I’ve come to know through the years, recently asked why I bother coming home every Friday, just to return to Washington a mere 72 hours later. The answer is simple, in addition to missing my family; I find there is no better reminder of the needs of the people I serve.
Washington, DC: Today, Pinellas County was in the national spotlight due to the visionary leadership of Sheriff Bob Gualtieri who successfully negotiated a practical change in national public policy that prioritizes public safety while protecting taxpayer dollars and respecting the Constitution. The new policy, arranged with U.S.
Washington, DC: As a well-established champion for human rights with a lengthy history of advocating for persons of all faiths to be able to freely worship, Congressman Gus Bilirakis has recently stepped up as the Republican co-Chair, along with Democratic Co-Chair Juan Vargas, to spearhead the prestigious Congressional International Religious Freedom (IRF) Caucus.