Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Jan 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies for the 115th Congress, issued the following statement on the nomination of former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to lead the U.S.

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Jan 18, 2017 Press Release

ROBERTA, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), in partnership with Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA), will hold a “Mobile Office Day” in Roberta, Georgia on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 from 10am-12pm. 

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Jan 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) was selected to serve as Ranking Member for the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies. In this role, Congressman Bishop will serve as the subcommittee’s lead Democrat.

Jan 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) and Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) reintroduced legislation to create Georgia’s first national historical park, entitled the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park Boundary Revision Act of 2017.

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Jan 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies during the 114th Congress and Co-Chair of the Congressional Military Family Caucus, issued the following statement on the nomination of Dr. David J.

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Jan 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Georgia and Federal Emergency Management Agencies (GEMA and FEMA) are slated to begin a joint preliminary damage assessment (PMA) later this week to establish the total costs resulting from the storms and tornadoes that hit Southwest and Middle Georgia early last week.

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Jan 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement regarding his support for Israel and his commitment to a negotiated two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict:  

Jan 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding last night’s storms in Middle and Southwest Georgia:

Dec 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) voted in support of H.R. 2028, a short-term measure to fund the federal government through April 28, 2017. Congressman Bishop also voted in support of S. 612, legislation to address the water crisis in Flint, Michigan and to provide financial support for water infrastructure projects across the country.

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Dec 7, 2016 Press Release

AMERICUS, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the shooting in Americus, GA:

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