Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Apr 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, the Lugar Center and Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy unveiled their most recent update to the annual Bipartisan Index, ranking Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) as the 16th most likely U.S. Representatives to work across party lines during the 114th Congress.

Apr 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Last night, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA) honored the life and contributions of the late Congressman Dawson Mathis on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives by reading the below statement into the Congressional Record. Following the statement, Congressman Bishop led the full U.S.

Apr 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, released the following statement congratulating former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue on his confirmation as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture by a Senate vote of 87 to 11: 

Apr 19, 2017 Press Release
Throughout my career in Congress I have maintained a reputation for working across the aisle to craft and enact sensible policies and sensible budgets on a bipartisan basis. My only litmus test has been whether a particular bill, budget, resolution, or other action will improve the lives of the hard working people of the Second Congressional District of Georgia.
Apr 18, 2017 Press Release
ALBANY, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement concerning the passing yesterday of former Congressman Dawson Mathis.
 
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Apr 17, 2017 Press Release
ALBANY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) invited high school students from Middle and Southwest Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District to participate in the 36th Annual Congressional Art Competition. 
 
Apr 14, 2017 Press Release
COLUMBUS, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) will hold a Town Hall Meeting in Columbus, GA on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. The Town Hall will provide a forum for the discussion of current policy issues being debated in Congress.
 
The event will take place in the auditorium of the Columbus Public Library.
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Apr 3, 2017 Press Release
DONALSONVILLE, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) will hold a Lake Seminole Hydrilla Town Hall Meeting in Donalsonville, GA on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 6:00pm. Congressman Bishop will be joined by Colonel James DeLapp, Commander of the U.S.
Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement concerning the America Health Care Act, known as TrumpCare, being pulled from consideration on the House floor:

Mar 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement concerning President Donald Trump’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Budget Blueprint:

“Although I support a robust national defense and addressing our readiness needs, we must not do so at the expense of our non-defense programs and agencies.

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