Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Appropriations

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Oct 16, 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, visited Sunnyland Farms in Albany to meet with members of the National Pecan Shellers, Georgia Pecan Growers Association, Georgia Pecan Commission, and the University of Georgia’s Associate Deans of Research and Engineering.

Oct 7, 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 recent Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program Grant awarded to Fort Valley State University by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA):

Oct 1, 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 updated Heroes Act by the full U.S. House of Representatives:

Sep 22, 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 Continuing Resolution by the full U.S. House of Representatives:

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:

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