Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Appropriations

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Jul 20, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) successfully directed $7.2 million to Albany-area projects in this year’s Fiscal Year 2022 Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. The City of Albany will get $5.2 million to expand Driskell Park’s facilities as well as revitalize the Ritz Cultural Center, a historic landmark.
Jul 20, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) secured $1.5 million for the Georgia Family Connection Partnership in the Fiscal Year 2022 Labor, Health and Human Resources, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act which was approved by the House Appropriations last week and will now be considered by the full U.S. House of Representatives.
Jul 20, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) successfully directed $500,000 to the Urban League of Greater Columbus for the revitalization and beautification of its historic headquarters. The project will preserve the architectural and cultural character of the building as well as ensure the safety of the facilities so that the organization can better assist the public.
Jul 19, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) secured $1 million for the City of Bainbridge in the Fiscal Year 2022 Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, which was approved on Friday by the House Appropriations Committee and will soon be considered by the U.S. House of Representatives.
Jul 15, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) secured $1 million in funds for the Phoebe Putney Health System in Albany, GA to purchase two mobile clinics. These clinics will be part of the Mobile Medical Units Program to help improve rural healthcare in Southwest Georgia. The funding is part of the Fiscal Year 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, which was approved today by the House Appropriations Committee.
Jul 15, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) secured $225,000 for the City of Pelham, Georgia to be used for new communications technology that would support law enforcement and public safety entities as well as ensure that its system is interoperable with all public safety agencies in Georgia.
Jul 15, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) announced that the Fiscal Year 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, which was approved by the House Appropriations Committee today, includes $1.1 million for the Caregivers Database Program at the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers (RCI) in Americus, Georgia.
 
Jun 25, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Vice Chair of the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies (MilCon/VA) Appropriations Subcommittee, voted in support of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 MilCon/VA appropriations bill. The funding bill is the product of months of bipartisan collaboration and provides $279.9 billion for programs which represents an increase of $28.1 billion – more than 10 percent – above 2021.
Jun 25, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) voted to pass the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) funding bill after its markup in subcommittee. It includes $29.1 billion in discretionary funding, an increase of $4.8 billion over 2021. The bill now moves to the full Appropriations Committee for consideration.
 
Apr 9, 2021 Press Release

COLUMBUS, GA – 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 after the White House released the FY 2022 discretionary funding budget:

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