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Gus Bilirakis' Public Statements

Full Name: Gus Michael Bilirakis
Office: U.S. House (FL) - District 12, Republican
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 12
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Eva; 4 Children: Michael, Teddy, Manuel, Nicholas
Birth Date: 02/08/1963
Birth Place: Gainesville, FL
Home City: Palm Harbor, FL
Religion: Greek Orthodox
Date Title
July 22, 2013 Bilirakis Joins House Colleagues in Marking 39th Anniversary of Invasion of Cyprus
July 17, 2013 Authority for Mandate Delay Act
July 2, 2013 Bilirakis Statement Regarding Administration's Decision to Delay Employer Health Care Mandate
July 1, 2013 Tampa Bay Times - Remove Stigma so More Veterans get Help for Head Injuries
June 18, 2013 Bilirakis Supports Passage of Legislation Protecting Unborn Children and Their Mothers
June 18, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - India Intellectual Property
June 18, 2013 Hearing of the House Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Subcommittee of the Veterans' Affairs Committee - Why Are Veterans Waiting Years on Appeal?: A Review of the Post-Decision Process for Appealed Veterans' Disability Benefits Claims
June 14, 2013 U.S. House of Representatives Approves Bilirakis Defense Amendments
June 14, 2013 Bilirakis Examines Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis
June 14, 2013 Bilirakis Sponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Seniors' Hearing Services
June 13, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 11, 2013 Medicare Audiology Services Enhancement Act
June 4, 2013 Introduction of Legislation to Amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to Provide a Credit Against Tax for Hurricane and Tornado Mitigation Expenditures
June 3, 2013 Letter to Daniel Ashe, Director of US Fish and Wildlife Service - Sea Turtles
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 22, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Request for Urgent Relief of VA Backlog
May 21, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Kidnapping of Boulos Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim
May 16, 2013 Repeal of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
May 16, 2013 Improper Discrimination by the IRS
May 14, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry and Secretary Lew - Rep. Duncan Sends Bipartisan Letter on Iran-Turkish Relations to Sec. Kerry & Sec. Lew
May 13, 2013 Letter to Douglas H. Schulman, Commissioner of IRS - IRS Targeting
May 8, 2013 Tampa Bay Times - Florida Delegation Proves Real Immigration Fight Looms in House
April 30, 2013 Congressman Bilirakis Co-Sponsors Bi-Partisan Troop Talent Act of 2013
April 29, 2013 Reps. Bilirakis and Maloney Introduce Resolution Regarding Cypriot Reunification
April 29, 2013 Reps. Bilirakis and Maloney Introduce Resolution Calling on Turkey to Reopen Halki Seminary Without Conditions or Further Delays
April 24, 2013 Reps. Bilirakis and Maloney Release Statements in Response to Kidnapping of Syrian Bishops
April 23, 2013 Introduction of Legislation to Amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to Deny the Refundable Portion of the Child Tax Credit to Individuals Who Are Not Aurhotized to Be Employed in the United States and to Terminate the Use of Certifying Acceptance Agents to Facilitate the Application Process for ITINS
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
April 17, 2013 Bilirakis Supports Keystone Pipeline; Creating Jobs and Putting U.S. on Path to Energy Independence
April 17, 2013 Bilirakis Supports Internet's Freedom from Government Control
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Bipartisan Group in Pushing Pentagon on VA Claims Backlog
April 10, 2013 Bilirakis: President's Budget Does Too Little Too Late
April 8, 2013 Congressman Bilirakis Statement Recognizing Holocaust Remembrance Day
April 8, 2013 Congressman Bilirakis Statement on Passing of Margaret Thatcher
March 28, 2013 Letter to Nuri al-Maliki, Prime Minister of Iraq - Weapons Trade Between Syria and Iran
March 21, 2013 Bilirakis Praises Responsible, Balanced Budget
March 20, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Military Tuition Assistance
March 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew - Iran Sanctions
March 15, 2013 Bilirakis Supports SKILLS Act, Modernizing Workforce Development System to Meet Needs of Today's Workforce
March 15, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - 45 Day Notice and Draft Call Letter
March 14, 2013 Legislation to Amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to Prevent the Payment of Unemployment Compensation to Individuals Discharged for Drug or Alcohol Use
March 13, 2013 Bilirakis Examines Health Care Law's Impact on Jobs
March 5, 2013 Requirement in Budget Submission With Respect to the Cost Per Taxpayer of the Deficit
March 5, 2013 House GOP Doctors Caucus
March 4, 2013 Congressman Bilirakis Condemns Turkey PM Comparison Between Zionism and Facism
Feb. 6, 2013 Bilirakis and Deutch: EU Must Recognize Hezbollah As Terrorist Organization
Jan. 23, 2013 Bilirakis: Congress Must Follow the Law - No Budget, No Pay
Jan. 22, 2013 Congressman Bilirakis Comments on the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade
Jan. 15, 2013 Committee Leadership Applauds Wal-Mart Initiative
Jan. 11, 2013 Reps. Bilirakis and Maloney Welcome Turkey's Return of Forestland to Halki Seminary
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