“I believe families should stay intact, and that children should always be treated with dignity, respect and sensitivity. The safety of children who have been brought to our country, regardless of circumstances, is of paramount concern.
I take significant exception with the way your paper has recently mischaracterized me and a recent educational event I sponsored, which was attended by 186 women in my district this past Saturday. Participant feedback indicates that the event was a tremendous success, offering helpful information on a wide variety of topics they found relevant to their lives.
Washington, DC: Congressman Gus Bilirakis’s bill, the Servicemembers Improved Transition through Reforms for Ensuring Progress (SIT-REP) Act, passed the House today. This legislation ensures Veterans are held harmless from any penalties that their school may impose due to potential delays in the processing of their tuition payments.
Washington, DC: Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) and Congressman Ron Kind (D-WI) have introduced bipartisan legislation (H.R. 5881) to strengthen Medicare and improve access for program participants. This meaningful legislation closes important gaps in the Medicare secondary payer payment program with a simplified, commonsense approach.
Washington, DC: As Vice-Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, Congressman Bilirakis has been intricately involved in negotiating several high profile pieces of legislation aimed at improving the lives of Veterans. Yesterday, several of these bills passed favorably out of the VA committee.
Congressman Gus Bilirakis, Vice-Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, is pleased to announce that his advocacy on behalf of local Veterans has resulted in an allocation of over $2.7 million in federal funds for improvements at Baldomero Lopez State Veterans' Nursing Home in Land O’ Lakes. Specifically, these funds will be used to renovate the facility’s dining room, dayrooms, nurs
Washington, DC: U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) announced today his office is accepting nominations for his annual Teacher of the Year awards to honor the outstanding educators of Florida’s 12th District. The deadline for nominations is April 27, 2018. Teachers and educators from all schools in District 12, and all grades are eligible.
Washington, DC: Understanding that the experts doing the job each and every day are the ultimate source that should be guiding his efforts, Congressman Gus Bilirakis has been working closely with Tampa Bay educators and law enforcement officials in recent weeks to determine the best way he can help support their initiatives to improve school safety.