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Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida


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June 6, 2008 Bilirakis Blog

On Friday, the Air Force Times posted an article about the introduction of the American Heroes' Homeownership Assistance Act.

From The Times...

June 6, 2008 Press Release

The fair will take place June 23rd from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the CARES Hudson-Bayonet Point Enrichment Center in Hudson, Fla.

June 4, 2008 Press Release

The American Heroes' Homeownership Assistance Act would provide current and former service members who were deployed to a combat zone since 2001, including spouses of soldiers killed in action, with a one-time tax credit toward the purchase of a primary residence up to 10 percent of the purchase price, or $7,500.

May 30, 2008 Bilirakis Blog

On Friday, the Chicago Tribune posted an article about the growing need for the implementation of a Silver Alert system. Gus's bill was highlighted as a possible solution.

From The Tribune...

May 29, 2008 Bilirakis Blog

On Wednesday, Gus presented Safety Harbor resident and WWII gunner, George Costage, with the Distinguished Flying Cross for his heroic service in carrying out aerial combat missions over occupied Europe.

Below is some of the media coverage from the event.

May 29, 2008 Press Release

The press conference will be held on June 3rd at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mark Village located on 2655 Nebraska Avenue in Palm Harbor, Fla.

May 27, 2008 Bilirakis Blog

Tomorrow, Gus will present the Distinguished Flying Cross to former Safety Harbor City Commission member and WWII veteran airman George Costage.

May 24, 2008 Press Release

From August 1944 to March 1945, Staff Sergeant George Costage fought gallantly during thirty-five combat missions as a gunner in a B-24 bomber over occupied Continental Europe. Congressman Bilirakis worked with Costage to have his service record corrected to reflect his achievements in aerial combat over occupied Continental Europe during World War II.