C.W. Bill Young's file:

Republican from Florida

U.S. Rep. C. W. Bill Young, R-Indian Shores, represented the 13th Congressional District of Florida. He was the nation's longest-serving Republican congressman on the day of his death, Oct. 18, 2013. Young held public office for more than 50 years, including a decade in the Florida Senate and 22 terms in Congress. Young was born in Harmarville, Penn., on Dec. 16, 1930. His family moved to Pinellas County when he was 15. He is a veteran of the Army National Guard. He married his second wife, Beverly, in 1985. They have two sons, Billy and Patrick, and Robbie from her first marriage.

Recent statements involving C.W. Bill Young

If the government shuts down, "all military personnel will continue to serve and accrue pay but will not actually be paid until appropriations are available."

Says he "opposed $716 billion cut to Medicare."

Says Bill Young "voted twice for the Ryan budget that ends the current Medicare system."

"Congressman Bill Young voted to cut taxes for millionaires and end your Medicare." 

Links jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff to Rep. C.W. Bill Young.

Recent stories featuring C.W. Bill Young

Testing Medicare claims in the Bill Young-Jessica Ehrlich U.S. House race:

We look at dueling ads on Medicare between U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young and challenger Jessica Ehrlich.

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