Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Appropriations

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Jul 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services, General Government, and Related Agencies, released the following statement regarding the passage of H.R. 7617 by the full House of Representatives, a ‘minibus’ that includes six FY21 appropriations bills—Defense, Commerce-Justice-Science, Energy-Water, Financial Services-General Government, Labor-HHS-Education, and Transportation-HUD:

Jul 24, 2020 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 passage of H.R. 7608 by the full House of Representatives, a ‘minibus’ or package of four fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills, including the Agriculture-Rural Development-FDA and Military Construction-Veterans Affairs sections:

Jul 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Vice Chair of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act:

Jul 9, 2020 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 full House Appropriations Committee's passage of the Agriculture Subcommittee’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 spending bill:

Jul 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA) achieved another victory in the road to protecting non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) to vital health services – including dialysis services and COVID-19 tests – for Medicaid patients with no other means of transportation. Yesterday the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee bill included, at Bishop’s request, a statutory directive that would stop the Trump Administration from allowing states to eliminate NEMT.

Jul 6, 2020 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) 2021 spending bill:

May 29, 2020 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 U.S. Department of Agriculture’s SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot and the minimal number of approved retailers:

May 19, 2020 Press Release

COLUMBUS, GA – 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 Coronavirus Food Assistance Program and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farmers to Families Food Box program:

Apr 23, 2020 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 passage of the fourth COVID-19 relief bill, H.R. 266:

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