Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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May 10, 2017 Press Release
ALBANY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement responding to the firing of FBI Director James Comey:
 
Nov 7, 2016 Press Release

PEACH COUNTY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the recent shooting in Peach County, Georgia:

“My deepest condolences go out to the family of the Peach County deputy, Patrick Sondon, who lost his life Sunday while serving his community. Deputy Sondon was shot and killed while responding to a dispute between neighbors. A second Peach County deputy was wounded in the same incident and remains in critical condition.

Jun 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the recent shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina:

Feb 26, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) urged Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and Senator David Perdue (R-GA) to support the United States Senate’s nomination of U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch to be U.S. Attorney General. He sent a letter of support to each Senator. If confirmed, Ms. Lynch would replace outgoing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.

Sep 3, 2014 Press Release

Macon, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is proud to announce that Macon-Bibb County has received a FY14 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) award totaling $78,254 from the U.S. Department of Justice. The award will allow Macon-Bibb County to purchase law enforcement equipment as well as provide education and supervision services for the Drug Court Outreach program.

Aug 14, 2014 Press Release

COLUMBUS, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is proud to announce that the Columbus Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia has received a FY14 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) award totaling $91,448 from the U.S. Department of Justice. The award will allow the Columbus Consolidated Government to hire personnel, perform drug screening and testing, and support substance abuse treatment programs.