Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Fiscal Discipline

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Apr 1, 2005 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  Demonstrating his commitment to family farmers and small business owners throughout Georgia’s Second Congressional District, Congressman Sanford Bishop voted in favor of legislation that would permanently repeal the federal estate tax—also known as the “death tax”—that has been taxing the ability of individuals to pass on assets to their heirs.  Congressman Bishop cosponsored “The Death Tax Repeal Permanency Act of 2005” (H.R.

Feb 1, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. This afternoon-only days after the Administration’s budget was delivered to Congress-Congressman Bishop joined his colleagues on the Blue Dog Coalition in introducing a 12-step reform plan to put an end to the President’s runaway deficit spending.

“With record deficits on the rise, it is clear that the only way to get our fiscal house in order is to change the way Congress budgets taxpayer dollars,” said Congressman Bishop. “These common-sense budget enforcement rules are an important step in getting back on track.”