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Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida

Press Releases

May 8, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON (8 May) – U.S. Rep. Gus M. Bilirakis (R-Fla.), the only Florida member on the House Homeland Security Committee, today released the following statement in support of the confirmation of former Florida emergency management director Craig Fugate as administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA):

April 29, 2009 Press Release


WASHINGTON (29 April) – Today U.S. Rep. Gus M. Bilirakis (R-Fla.), representing Florida’s 9th Congressional District, announced that federal disaster assistance is available for eligible farmers in the Tampa Bay Area. 

April 15, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON (15 April) – U.S. Rep. Gus M. Bilirakis (R-Fla.), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security Committee’s Subcommittee on Management, Investigations, and Oversight, today released the following statement regarding a Department of Homeland Security intelligence assessment that singles out our nation’s veterans and gun owners:

April 1, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON (1 April) –  Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 1664, the Pay for Performance Act, which included two measures sponsored by U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.) to provide greater accountability of taxpayer funds and protect private enterprise.

March 24, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON (24 March) -  Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.), member of the House Homeland Security Committee, which would strengthen America’s maritime borders by screening interdicted aliens at sea against Department of Homeland Security (DHS) biometric watch lists.

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