Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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May 1, 2003 Press Release

With the May 30 deadline fast approaching, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop is urging residents of eight southwest Georgia counties who suffered property losses as a result of the recent tornadoes to apply for federal Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loans as soon as possible.

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May 1, 2003 Press Release

The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) has approved funding to assist planning and development efforts of four Georgia Regional Development Centers based in Americus, Camilla, Columbus, and Valdosta, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop announced.

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May 1, 2003 Press Release

U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop expressed support for a "fair, fiscally responsible and fast-acting" tax relief plan to lift the economy while voting against a majority-backed plan that was passed in the House Friday, which he described as "unfair, fiscally irresponsible and slow-acting at best."

May 1, 2003 Press Release

U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop will announce the winner of the annual Congressional Art Competition for high school students in Georgia's Second District on Friday (5/9) at a 10:00 a.m. ceremony at the Second District Office in Albany, located at Albany Towers, Suite 114, 235 Roosevelt Avenue.

May 1, 2003 Press Release

Eric Jackson, a ninth grade student at Albany High School, is the winner of the 2003 Congressional Art Competition in Georgia's Second District, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop announced Friday (5/9). The winning entry, a still life depiction of a fish market, will be displayed for one year at the U.S.

Apr 1, 2003 Press Release
U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop has officially opened a new Second Congressional District Office in Columbus to provide services for Georgians from throughout the area.

Apr 1, 2003 Press Release

U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop is inviting everyone to attend the ribbon cutting and open house for the new Second Congressional District Office in Columbus Monday (4/21), located at Suite 201, Heritage Towers, 18 Ninth Street.

The event is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m.

Apr 1, 2003 Press Release

U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop has voted to add $77.9 billion more to this fiscal year's budget to fight the war in Iraq, provide humanitarian aid to the Iraqi people, strengthen homeland defense against terrorism, and help financially troubled U.S. airlines cover increased security costs.

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Mar 1, 2003 Press Release

U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop issued the following statement Thursday (3/20) in connection with the tornadoes that struck areas of Southwest Georgia:

Mar 1, 2003 Press Release

While supporting an alternative proposal which he says would better protect health care providers and patients alike, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop Thursday (3/13) voted against a bill to impose a "restrictive" $250,000 cap on medical malpractice cases because "it supercedes the laws of all 50 states and will not solve the problem of high insurance costs."

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