Press Releases

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON FY 2015 MILCON/VA APPROPRIATIONS BILL MARK-UP

Apr 16, 2014 Issues: Appropriations, Defense, Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs (VA), and Related Agencies, released the following statement after the...

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP SUPPORTS COLUMBUS HOTILIERS, HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

Apr 10, 2014 Issues: Appropriations, Defense, Housing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs (VA), and Related Agencies, supported the greater Columbus area hospitality industry...

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP INVITES STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN 2014 SERVICE ACADEMY NOMINATION

Apr 3, 2014 Issues: Defense, Education, Family

ALBANY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) calls the young men and women from Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District to participate in the start of the United States service academy nomination process. This year’s opportunity is...

CONGRESSMEN SANFORD BISHOP, PETER KING ADVOCATE FOR FUNDING OF PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH

Apr 2, 2014 Issues: Appropriations, Family, Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA) and Peter T. King (R-NY) led 94 of their colleagues in standing strong with hundreds of thousands of men diagnosed with prostate cancer every year by co-writing a bipartisan letter...

GEORGIA HOUSE DELEGATION URGES APPROPRIATORS TO APPROVE SHEP FUNDING

Apr 2, 2014 Issues: Appropriations, Economy, Energy, Transportation

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, all 14 members of the Georgia House delegation sent a letter to Congressman Mike Simpson (ID-2), Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, outlining their priorities for the fiscal...

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STANDS UP FOR MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) stood up in support of municipal and county emergency services by joining 172 of his colleagues on a bipartisan letter advocating for increased funding of our nation’s fire and...

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT REGARDING ADDITIONAL EPA REGULATION OF WATERWAYS

Mar 26, 2014 Issues: Agriculture

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ proposed rule to shift protections and increase regulation of...

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT REGARDING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

Mar 26, 2014 Issues: Family

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop (GA-02) released the following video statement today in recognition of Women’s History Month during March of 2014. To view the video statement, please click here. A transcript of Congressman...

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP INVITES STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN 2014 CONGRESSIONAL ART COMPETITION

Mar 18, 2014 Issues: Education, Family

ALBANY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) invited high school students from Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District to participate in the 2014 Congressional Art Competition.  “I have long believed that in our southwest and middle...

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON FUNDING OF THE SAVANNAH HARBOR EXPANSION PROJECT

Mar 7, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement regarding funding the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP): “While I am disappointed that direct funding was not included in the President’s...

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