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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP LAUDS PASSAGE OF FARM BILL

Feb 5, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released a statement regarding passage of the conference agreement on the Farm Bill (H.R. 2642, the Agriculture Act of 2014). Passage of the Farm Bill hails a success for all...

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT REGARDING BUDGET DEAL

Oct 17, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement regarding the recent bipartisan passage of a temporary budget deal (Senate Amendments to H.R. 2775) to avert disaster by re-funding government services...

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STANDS UP FOR OUR NATION’S FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

Oct 7, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop (GA-02) stood up for our nation’s furloughed federal employees and voted in favor of H.R. 3223, the Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act. The bill would retroactively compensate...

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP FIGHTS FOR COMPREHENSIVE GOVERNMENT FUNDING BILL FOR VETERANS, AMERICA

Oct 3, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last night, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop (GA-02), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee of Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to...

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT REGARDING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Oct 1, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop (GA-02) released a statement regarding the failure of Congress to pass a budget or ‘continuing resolution’ to fund the government and keep services open for all Americans: “As you may have...

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT REGARDING THE CONTINUING RESOLUTION

Sep 30, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This morning, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop (GA-02), the Ranking Member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies opposed House Amendments to Senate Amendment to...

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP VOTES AGAINST INCREASING HUNGER IN AMERICA

Sep 20, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop (GA-02) opposed increasing hunger in America by voting against H.R. 3102, the “Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act,” which will cut basic food aid (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...

Downtown Albany Post Office Won't Close - Albany Herald

Sep 4, 2013 In The News

ALBANY — The downtown Albany post office has been given a new lease on life … a one-year lease, to be exact. Mayor Dorothy Hubbard and Dougherty County Commission Chairman Jeff Sinyard held a joint news conference Wednesday morning to announce that...

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP ANNOUNCES $6.35M HHS GRANT FOR COLUMBUS ENRICHMENT SERVICES PROGRAM, COMMENTS ON SEQUESTRATION

Aug 14, 2013 Press Release

Columbus, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement today announcing the award of a continuing grant from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to assist Enrichment Services Program,...

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP OFFERS AMENDMENT TO REVERSE SEQUESTER, END FURLOUGHS

Jul 19, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch, offered an amendment during the House Appropriations Committee’s markup of its Fiscal Year (FY) 2014...

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