Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Sep 23, 2016 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. Bishop of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize a talented businessman, philanthropist, and civil rights activist, Dr. Robert Lee Wright, who served as Chairman of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) Plan for Action Presidential Commission. Dr.

Sep 23, 2016 Press Release

Columbus, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) congratulates Columbus State University on its $1.25 million Museum Alliance grant award from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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Sep 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement today in recognition of the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture this Saturday, September 24:

Sep 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to announce that 16 communities within the 2nd Congressional District of Georgia have been awarded a total of nearly $8,000,000 in Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) grants.

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Sep 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement today in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15:

“Today begins a month-long celebration in recognition of the contributions of the 56.6 million Latinos that call this great nation home.

Sep 14, 2016 Press Release

FORT VALLEY, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), is pleased to announce that Fort Valley State University in Fort Valley, GA has been awarded $30,590 from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Sep 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC- Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (GA-02), is pleased to announce that the Rural Development agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved $14.3 million in project development grants and loans to five recipients in the 2nd Congressional District of Georgia.

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Sep 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement today to commemorate the 15th Anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001:

Sep 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (GA-02), Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, has been selected to receive the Friend of Farm Bureau Award for his dedication to serving America’s farmers and ranchers.

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Sep 1, 2016 Press Release

MACON, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) welcomes the Department of Transportation's determination to continue Essential Air Service (EAS) eligibility for Middle Georgia Regional Airport (MCN). This vital program connects small and regional communities across the country.

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