Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Apr 8, 2016 Press Release

ALBANY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) announced the winners of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition at a ceremony held at the Albany Museum of Art in Albany, Georgia.

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Apr 7, 2016 Press Release

MONTEZUMA, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (GA-02), co-chair of the Congressional Working Forests Caucus, welcomed the U.S.

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Apr 5, 2016 Press Release

ALBANY, GA – On Friday, April 8, 2016 at 4:00pm Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (GA-02) will announce the winners of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition during a reception at the Albany Museum of Art. Places include 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, runners up, and the inaugural People’s Choice Award.

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Apr 1, 2016 Press Release

ALBANY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr.

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Mar 22, 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 in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Mar 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressmen Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), Sanford Bishop (D-Georgia), and Brad Ashford (D-Nebraska) introduced The Small Public Housing Agency Opportunity Act of 2016 (H.R. 4816), bipartisan legislation addressing the administrative burdens facing small and rural housing authorities across the country. 

Mar 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Lugar Center and Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy recently unveiled their new Bipartisan Index, naming Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) as the 13th United States Representative most willing to work across party lines in 2015.

Mar 8, 2016 Press Release

ELLAVILLE, GA – This morning, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (GA-02) was joined by Adam Hathaway, Superintendent of Schley County Schools; Todd West, Principal of Schley County Middle High School; as well as staff and students from the Schley County School District at the Schley County Middle High School Library to welcome a donation of books from the Library of Congress.

Mar 4, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) took to the floor of the U. S. House of Representatives to support small businesses in Georgia’s brick industry by working to pass H.R. 4557, the Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns (BRICK) Act. Co-sponsored by Congressman Bishop, H.R.

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Feb 29, 2016 Press Release

FORT VALLEY, GA— Today, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Vilsack announced $18 million in grants will be available to strengthen research and teaching at historically black land-grant universities.

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