Pasco Tax Collector Endorses Bilirakis
Gus Bilirakis is running for reelection to the District 12 seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
NEW PORT RICHEY – U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis has been endorsed in his reelection bid by Pasco County Tax Collector Mike Fasano.
“Having served the public alongside Gus since our time together in the Florida Legislature, I know firsthand how much he cares about the people he represents,” said Fasano, a former state representative and state senator.. “Like me, Gus has always put the people he serves ahead of partisanship or political concerns. I know he will continue to do a great job representing us in Congress and wholeheartedly endorse his campaign for re-election.”
“Mike Fasano has earned a reputation as a strong advocate for seniors, Veterans, families and all the people we’ve represented together at the local, state and federal levels,” said Bilirakis. “I am truly honored to have his support and am committed to continuing our work for all the people here at home who depend upon us.”
Fasano’s endorsement video can be viewed online at:youtube.com.
Bilirakis serves on the Energy and Commerce Committee and is vice-chair of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. Bilirakis said he works in a bipartisan manner to control federal spending, create jobs for middle class Americans, lower taxes, and seeks ways to make government smaller and more efficient. He hassaid he remains committed to strengthening homeland security, improving education, increasing access to quality health care, protecting veterans’ benefits, and ensuring the long-term viability of Social Security and Medicare.
Bilirakis and his wife, Eva, have raised their four boys, Michael, Teddy, Manuel and Nicholas in the district.
Bilirakis, a Republican, is facing a challenge in the general election from Democrat Chris Hunter and Angelika Purkis, who is not affiliated with the party. Bilirakis represents Floridaa’s 12th Congressional District, which encompasses Pasco County and parts of northern Pinellas and Hillsborough counties.
The election is Nov. 6.
For information about Bilirakis, go to facebook.com.
Photo shows Gus Bilirakis, left, and Mike Fasano.
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