The votes taken ranged from preventing tax increases, to price controls on Medicare prescription medicines, to denying workers their right to a private ballot when deciding on unionization. In total, there were ten votes on which the award was given.
The free-market, worker rights organization presents the award to members of the U.S.Congress who vote in favor of worker’s rights, and free and open labor markets on a majority of the national policy issues tracked by AWF.
Presented on Friday at the Chamber's Annual Awards and Installation Banquet, the Upper Tampa Bay Cup Award honors the region's outstanding business and community leaders. The Upper Tampa Bay community encompasses the communities of Oldsmar, Citrus Park, Town ‘N Country, Westchase and Odessa.
By GUS BILIRAKIS
There is no symbol that better represents our country’s history and tradition than the American flag. Our flag is prominently displayed in classrooms, courtrooms, above our nation’s capital, and even on the moon. It serves as a constant reminder of what makes America great.
On Thursday, Gus will receive the Foundation’s George “Buck” Gillispie Award for Meritorious Service from the Blinded American Veterans Foundation (BAVF).
From today's Washington Post...
Gus has been working for quite a while to obtain a location and support construction for a new Community Health Center facility in Tarpon Springs.