Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Feb 3, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) and Rep. Austin Scott (GA-08) welcomed the unanimous passage of the bipartisan H.R. 482, the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historic Park Boundary Revision Act, out of the U.S. House of Representatives’ full Committee on Natural Resources.

Feb 1, 2016 Press Release

CAMILLA, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies issued the following statement regarding the resignation of U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden, a native of Camilla, Georgia:

Jan 28, 2016 Press Release

ADVISORY: SBA FEDERAL ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOANS AVAILABLE IN GEORGIA

Jan 22, 2016 Press Release

LAKE SEMINOLE, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (GA-02) welcomed the U.S. Army Corps’ South Atlantic Division (SAD) announcement of the suspension of the new policy change prohibiting minor water withdrawals from lakes across the division, including Lake Seminole and Walter F George Lake.

Jan 17, 2016 Press Release

ALBANY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement in advance of the upcoming Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday, January 18, 2016.

Jan 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress:

Jan 13, 2016 Press Release

ALBANY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (GA-02), member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies welcomed Vincent "Zippy" Duvall as the new president of the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF).

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Dec 22, 2015 Press Release

Fort Valley, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) welcomes Dr. Paul Jones as the new President of Fort Valley State University (FVSU). The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia named Dr. Jones as FVSU’s president after the strong recommendation by the Chancellor of the University System of Georgia, Hank Huckaby.

Dec 22, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, released the following statement regarding his support of the bipartisan Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Omnibus Appropriations government spending bill. The bill was approved by the U.S.

Dec 10, 2015 Press Release

ALBANY, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) welcomes the University System of Georgia appointment of Dr. Arthur Dunning as the President of Albany State University (ASU). Dr. Dunning has served ASU as interim president since November of 2013.

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