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BILIRAKIS GETS MONEY FOR BURN PIT STUDY

Tampa Bay Reporter June 29, 2018 The money will be used to improve coordination between the Department of Defense and the Veterans Administration as they study the effects of exposure to burn pits. WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Tarpon Springs, announced that the final Department of Defense spending bill that just passed the House included $1 million to …READ MORE

Gus Bilirakis’ Proposal to Ensure Student Veterans Not Penalized by Colleges, Universities Gains Momentum

June 25, 2018 Sunshine State News A Florida Republican’s proposal to make sure veterans are not financially penalized by colleges and universities as they wait for their federal education benefits is gaining traction on Capitol Hill. Back in January, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., the vice chairman of the U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee, introduced the “Servicemembers Improved Transition through …READ MORE