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Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida

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September 11, 2007 Press Release
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (Sept. 12) -- U.S. Rep. Gus M. Bilirakis (R-Fla.), representing Florida's 9th Congressional District, including parts of Pasco, Pinellas and Hillsborough counties, will be joining thousands of Hillsborough County residents in the Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007, between 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.
September 10, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON (Sep. 11) -- U.S. Rep. Gus M. Bilirakis (R-Fla.), member of the House Homeland Security and Foreign Affairs Committees, today released a statement reflecting upon the sixth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States.
September 9, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON (10 Sep.) -- U.S. Rep. Gus M. Bilirakis (R-Fla.), member of the House Committees on Foreign Affairs and Veterans' Affairs, today issued the following statement in response to a full-page advertisement placed in today's New York Times by anti-war organization MoveOn.org depicting General David Petraeus as a traitor:
September 9, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON (10 Sep.) -- U.S. Rep. Gus M. Bilirakis (R-Fla.), member of the House Committees on Foreign Affairs and Veterans' Affairs, today issued the following statement in response to a full-page advertisement placed in today's New York Times by anti-war organization MoveOn.org depicting General David Petraeus as a traitor:
September 9, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON (10 Sep.) -- After hearing testimony Monday from both the nation's top military commander and U.S. diplomat in Iraq, U.S. Rep. Gus M. Bilirakis (R-Fla.), member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, continues to remain cautiously optimistic about current developments in Iraq and encouraged about the news of approaching troop withdrawals. 
September 4, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON (Sep. 5) -- During a House Homeland Security Committee hearing Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.) questioned Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff on the wider security concerns raised in light of the federal indictment of two foreign-born University of South Florida (USF) students on explosives charges.
September 2, 2007 Press Release
By GUS M. BILIRAKIS

This week, I participated in a hearing to examine the health and safety risks our first responders face as they respond to and assist in the recovery from catastrophic incidents.
   
August 27, 2007 Bilirakis Blog

Gus comments on the announcement by Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez that he will be stepping down.

August 22, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON (23 Aug.) -- U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.) today presented the Bronze Star Medal, along with a host of other service medals, to New Port Richey resident, Mr. Nick Kostinko, who served as part of the U.S. Army's 830th Air Engineer Squadron from 1942 to 1952.
August 15, 2007 Press Release
One of the greatest threats to the safety and security of the American people is the penetration of our vast maritime borders by those who wish to conduct terrorist attacks against the United States. Every year countless illegal migrants gain entry to the United States through our maritime borders.

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