Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Jun 29, 2016 Press Release

COLUMBUS, GA ­­– Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is proud to share that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Columbus State University a $230,486 grant for a new Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) site focusing on cybersecurity and mobile sensing.

Jun 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA) sponsored H.R. 5561, the Max Cleland Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2016.

Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released a statement regarding the recent sit-in over gun control in the U.S. House of Representatives.

“Like most other Americans, I am appalled by the recurrent tragedies involving gun violence. No one wants terrorists, criminals, or mentally ill persons to have guns.

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Jun 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Reps. Sanford Bishop (D-GA-02) and Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) introduced a House Resolution to support the goals and ideals of creating a “Military Retiree Appreciation Day.”

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Jun 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the recent shooting that occurred in Orlando, Florida.

Jun 10, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Reps. Sanford Bishop, Jr. (D-GA), Dan Newhouse (R-WA), Suzan DelBene (D-WA), and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) led 98 other Members in a letter to U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and Director of U.S.

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Jun 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. ─ Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, welcomed the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) creation of the new Cotton Ginning Cost Share Program in order to expand and maintain the domestic marketing of cotton.

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Jun 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the passing of boxing legend, civil rights activist, and beloved humanitarian, Muhammad Ali.

May 19, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 277 to 147 and goes to the Senate for its consideration. To support our nation’s service members, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) voted for the passage of H.R. 4909.

May 19, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, issued the following statement regarding the passage of H.R. 4974, the Fiscal Year 2017 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations government spending bill. H.R.

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