This summer has been filled with important legislative landmarks, major hearings and votes, meetings with constituents, events in Florida’s twelfth district and our nation’s Capitol, and personal family milestones. Here are some of the highlights from the month:
Each time I meet with veterans, I come away from our conversations in awe and with a renewed desire to help support them.
Our veterans sit at the top of my priority list. As vice chair of the Veterans' Affairs Committee, I have worked on legislative initiatives to support them and help them as they transition to civilian life.
Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) issued the following statement regarding the Brexit vote:
Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court decision on the expanded DACA and DAPA programs:
The Energy and Commerce Committee today advanced legislation to address mental health issues and help individuals and families across the nation.
The Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology today reviewed the FCC’s proposed privacy rules for broadband Internet service providers (ISPs).
Congressman Gus Bilirakis released the following statement regarding the Orlando tragedy:
Representative Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), Vice-Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, today announced an upcoming ceremony to recognize and remember those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during the Vietnam War.
The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, today advanced a series of bills that seek to modernize the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for the 21st century.
The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today advanced legislation to strengthen public health and improve insurance coverage for medical professionals traveling with athletic teams.
The Subcommittee voted to advance the following bills, co-sponsored by Congressman Gus Bilirakis: