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Gus Bilirakis: Ready to get to work on ‘unfinished business’

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Like many who run for re-election, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis says he has unfinished business. But unlike many who say that, Bilirakis has specific goals in mind. High on that list of goals is health care for veterans. “Veterans are top on my list,” Bilirakis said Thursday. “These are our heroes.” Bilirakis has already helped usher through the Cover and Promise acts. Both laws are designed to open up alternative and complementary therapies, such as service dogs, to veterans who…

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Gus Bilirakis draws second Democratic challenge in CD 12

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Democrat Robert Tager has filed papers to run for Florida’s 12th Congressional District seat currently held by Republican Rep. Gus Bilirakis. Tager is an attorney and business owner who has lived in northern Hillsborough County since 1998. He practices law in Pasco, Hillsborough and Pinellas counties. He is admitted to practice in the federal courts of the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida and the 11th Circuit Court. After being honorably discharged in 1986 for medical reasons, he worked various…

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