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Tampa Bay Congressional Reps Cheer Expansion of VA Hospital

Over the week, U.S. Reps. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., and Kathy Castor, D-Fla., cheered the opening of the new James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital bed tower. This milestone comes after more than a decade of advocacy...

Gus Bilirakis Opens New Offices in Inverness and Brooksville

As a result of the latest round of congressional redistricting, Florida’s 12th Congressional District now comprises Citrus, Hernando and parts of Pasco Counties. As such, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., has closed his Tarpon Springs...
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Florida Congressmen Get Proposal Extending Medicaid Funds for Puerto Rico, Territories Signed Into Law

Two members of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill–U.S. Reps. Darren Soto, D-Fla., and Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla.–scored a win as part of a proposal they worked on involving Medicaid and the territories was included...

Bilirakis Gets RANSOMWARE Act, Proposal Protecting Consumers Making Online Purchases Across Finish Line

While he voted against the federal omnibus bill last month, last week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., said he was glad that it contained two proposals he has championed on Capitol Hill. The omnibus contained...

Lois Frankel, Gus Bilirakis Lead the Push to Honor Last Nuremberg Prosecutor With Congressional...

Last week, led by U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., members of the Florida congressional delegation in the U.S. House helped include a proposal to honor Benjamin Ferencz—the final surviving Nuremberg prosecutor–with the Congressional Gold...

Majority of Florida Delegation Helps Get the NDAA Through the House

Last week, the U.S. House passed a record high $858 billion version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The House’s version was $45 billion higher than what President Joe Biden requested and includes a...

Jan Schakowsky, Gus Bilirakis Get Bill Protecting Consumers Making Online Purchases Through House

Last week, U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., and U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., were able to get their “ Integrity, Notification, and Fairness in Online Retail Marketplaces for Consumers (INFORM Consumers) Act” through the...

Lois Frankel, Gus Bilirakis Offer Resolution to Honor Korean War Veterans

At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., offered a resolution “acknowledging the courage and sacrifice of veterans of the Korean War and the Korean...

All Incumbents in the Florida Congressional Delegation–Except Al Lawson–Win on Election Night

With more than 85 percent of the vote in across the Sunshine State, most members of the Florida congressional delegation won big on Tuesday night. Republicans did well in North Florida as U.S. Reps. Kat...

Gus Bilirakis, Florida Law Enforcement Officials Tour Arizona Border to Learn More About Fentanyl...

Last week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., led Florida law enforcement officers to tour the Arizona border to learn more about the trafficking of fentanyl. Hernando County Sheriff Al Nienhuis, the president of the Florida...

Gus Bilirakis Continues to Push Bill Expanding VA’s Dental Service for Veterans

Showcasing an event to offer veterans in the Tampa Bay area free dental care, this week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., doubled down on his “Veterans Early Treatment for Chronic Ailment Resurgence through Examinations...

Florida Republicans Urge Navy Secretary to Speed Up Benefits for Retired Sailors

At the end of last week, Republicans in the Florida delegation sent a letter to Secretary of the U.S. Navy Carlos Del Toro urging a swift resolution to the problem of sailors retiring in...
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