Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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May 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, released the following statement regarding the subcommittee's passage of its Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 spending bill:

Mar 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier today, President Donald Trump signed into law legislation that, among other things, would expand and protect Ocmulgee National Monument. The changes to the legislation will increase Ocmulgee’s recognition by changing its name to the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park, expand the protected area from approximately 700 acres to 2,800 acres, and authorize a resources study to include recreational activities such as hunting, fishing, and camping.

Mar 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies released the following statement on the resignation of United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D.:

Feb 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Vice Chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H. J. Res. 46, a resolution opposing the national emergency declared by the President on a vote 245 to 182. The resolution will now be sent to the Senate where it is expected to receive expedited consideration.

Feb 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Vice Chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Military, Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies issued the following statement after President Trump issued a declaration of national emergency and plans to divert critical military construction funding to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Feb 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) Chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, Senior Member on the Military, Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies  and serves on the Financial Services and General Government issued the following statement after voting in favor of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (H.J. Res.

Jan 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA-02) released the following statement after the President announced he would sign legislation that will temporarily reopen our government after 35 days of being shut down.

Jan 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA-02), Chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, released the following statement after the full U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation to reopen the federal government by a vote of 234 to 180. This bill reflects government funding agreements negotiated by Republican and Democratic leaders in both the House and Senate last year.

Jan 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Sanford Bishop (D-GA-02), Chairman Designate of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies and Austin Scott (R-GA-08), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, filed an amendment to the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019 (H.R. 268) which would increase emergency assistance funding to agricultural producers who suffered losses from hurricanes, wildfires, and other agricultural related losses in 2018.

Jan 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Yesterday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA02) was nominated by the House Appropriations Committee to become Chairman of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee for the 116th Congress (2019-2020).  Bishop also will be re-joining the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, and the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Subcommittee.

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