Congressional Record Statements

In Honor of Dr. Yvonne Kennedy

Dec 13, 2012

Mr. Bishop (GA) – Mr. Speaker, it is with a heavy heart that I rise today to pay tribute to an outstanding educator and public servant, Dr. Yvonne Kennedy.  Sadly, Dr. Kennedy passed away on Saturday, December 8, 2012. A number of tribute events...

In Celebration of the 65th Birthday of the United States Air Force

Sep 14, 2012

Mr. Bishop (GA) – Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to the United States Air Force for 65 years of innovative progress and strong, steadfast defense of our nation. Over the last 65 years, the brave men and women who have served in the Air...

In Celebration of the Tuskegee–Morehouse Football Classic

Sep 14, 2012

Mr. Bishop (GA) – Mr. Speaker, I rise today to salute a classic gridiron rivalry– the “Matchless Classic of All Historically Black College Football Classics”– the 77th Annual Tuskegee–Morehouse Football Classic.  This year, the Tuskegee University...

In Recognition of Erin Daly and the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program Team for receiving the 2012 USDA Secretary’s Honor Award

Sep 14, 2012

Mr. Bishop (GA) – Mr. Speaker, it is my great honor to extend a heartfelt congratulations to Ms. Erin Daly and the rest of the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program team at the National Institute of Food and Agriculture for being selected...

In Honor of Sister Mary Cecelia Harrison, FMS

Aug 23, 2012

Mr. Bishop (GA) – Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to an inspiring woman of faith, beloved educator and spiritual leader, Sister Mary Cecelia Harrison, FMS. Sister Cecelia will be retiring after 25 years of outstanding leadership as...

In Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Georgia Peanut Commission

Aug 23, 2012

Mr. Bishop (GA) – Mr. Speaker, it is my great honor to extend a heartfelt congratulations to the Georgia Peanut Commission as it celebrates 50 years of providing support to Georgia farmers.  The Commission will be celebrating this great milestone...

In Honor of Dr. I.L. Mullins, Sr.

Aug 23, 2012

Mr. Bishop (GA) – Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to an inspiring community leader and beloved Pastor of First Missionary Baptist Church, Dr. I.L. Mullins, Sr.  Sadly, Dr. Mullins passed away on Wednesday, July 18, 2012.  His passing leaves...

In Celebration of Mrs. Buena Wooten Long’s 100th Birthday

Aug 23, 2012

Mr. Bishop (GA) – Mr. Speaker, I rise today to extend my sincerest congratulations and Happy Birthday wishes to Mrs. Buena Wooten Long, who will be celebrating her 100th birthday on Wednesday, July 25, 2012.  On this day, Mrs. Long will be honored...

In Recognition of Presiding Judge Herbert E. Phipps

Aug 23, 2012

Mr. Bishop (GA) – Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure and honor to extend my sincerest appreciation and personal congratulations to Presiding Judge Herbert E. Phipps for his distinguished service on the Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia. On Monday...

In Recognition of Bishop Gregory Keith Blue, D.Min.

Aug 23, 2012

Mr. Bishop (GA) – Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to Bishop Gregory Keith Blue, D.Min., Presiding Prelate of Perfecting Ministries Worldwide, Inc. and Overseer of Body of Christ Church International, who is celebrating 30 years of Pastoral...

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