Bill Young

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C. W. Bill Young (Indian Shores) is the Republican Representative from the 10th District of Florida now serving an 18th term in the U.S. House of Representatives. He is the senior member of the Florida congressional delegation and the senior Republican in the House of Representatives.

Young currently serves as Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense and is a member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs. Young, 74, was born in Harmarville, Pennsylvania, and moved to the St. Petersburg area at the age of 15. Before being sworn into Congress in 1970, Young served ten years in the Florida State Senate.

Congressman Young has three adult children, and he and his wife, Mrs. Beverly Angello Young, also have three sons, Rob, 28, Billy, 21, and Patrick, 18.

Has Wife Beverly Escaped Republican Mind Control?

  • On February 1, 2006 Beverly Young was arested together with Cindy Sheehan while sitting in the House Gallery when Capitol Police saw that they were wearing tee-shirts bearing the message "2,245 Dead. How many more?" The police later apologised for the idiotic decision. Source: Michael McAuliff. "Cops Went Over the Top." New York Daily News. February 2, 2006. news report Ironically Pres. Bush used the word "freedom" repeatedly in his speech, but then Republicans often mean only "commercial liberty" and not "free speech" when they speak that word.

Silence about Walter Reed

  • Although Young knew about the deplorable conditions at Walter Reed Army Hospital, he said nothing about them. “We did not go public with these concerns, because we did not want to undermine the confidence of the patients and their families and give the Army a black eye while fighting a war,” (Source: Supporting the troops, GOP style, March 8, 2007)

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