Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Congressional Record Statements

Apr 25, 2010 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. Bishop (GA) – Madame Speaker, I rise today to recognize the importance of World Malaria Day, which will be commemorated this year on April 25th.

Apr 18, 2010 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. Bishop (GA). Madame Speaker, I rise today to honor Luke Bryan, of Leesburg, Georgia, who won the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Award for Top New Artist on Sunday, April 18th in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Nov 1, 2009 Congressional Record Statement

MR. BISHOP (GA). Madame Speaker, after months of studying the various proposals, listening to feedback from my constituents on both sides of the issue in town hall meetings, informal discussions, letters, e-mails and faxes, and after prayerful reflection, I concluded that I must support the health care reform legislation.

Jun 2, 2009 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. Bishop (GA). Madame Speaker, I am pleased to co-sponsor this amendment to the FY 2010 National Defense Authorization Act to restore public access and transparency to the names of students and instructors at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation, or WHINSEC.

Jun 1, 2009 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. Bishop (GA). Madame Speaker, I rise in support of my amendment to H.R. 2647, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010.

Mar 1, 2009 Congressional Record Statement

MR. BISHOP (GA). Madame Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 1471, which will expand and revitalize the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, which is located in Plains, Georgia.

Feb 1, 2009 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. Bishop (GA). Madame Speaker, once again the month of February is upon us and we take a moment to look back. We look back and remember the fighters, the marchers, and the dreamers. We look back and remember those who marched on when they were told to stand down, and who remained seated when they were told to get up.

Mar 1, 2008 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madame Speaker, I rise today to recognize and commend a company that has made Columbus, GA, the Second Congressional District of Georgia and the United States proud.  Aflac, Inc., a company that epitomizes corporate citizenship and responsibility towards its employees, recently was named by Forbes magazine to their Platinum 400 List of America’s Best Big Companies.

Mar 1, 2007 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madame Speaker, I rise today to recognize and commend a company that has made Columbus, GA, the Second Congressional District of Georgia and the United States proud.  Synovus, a diversified financial services holding company based in Columbus, GA, recently was named by Forbes magazine to their Platinum 400 List of America’s Best Big Companies.

Jan 1, 2007 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor a company that has done much for the 2nd Congressional District of Georgia, Flowers Foods, recently named by Forbes magazine as one of the best managed companies in America.

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