Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Nov 19, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) made a commitment to a historic investment in American families by helping secure passage of H.R. 5376, the Build Back Better Act. The bill addresses housing, healthcare, and education and provides investments in our national security, veterans, and our rural communities.
Nov 6, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) helped secure $550 billion in new federal investment in surface infrastructure, high-speed internet, and the environment by sending H.R. 3684, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, to President Biden for his signature. It will set the tone for the country’s investment in roads, bridges, rail, airports, and ports.
Nov 3, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday afternoon, U.S. Representatives Austin Scott (R-GA-08) and Sanford D. Bishop, Jr.
Oct 6, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to announce that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1 million to Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering to develop tactics to protect children from harmful emissions from controlled wildland burns. The project would provide equipment and new communications approaches to middle and high schools in Albany and Columbus.
Sep 17, 2021 Page

Visit the DCA website for the Georgia Rental Assistance Program.
https://georgiarentalassistance.ga.gov/

If you are a Georgia renter who has fallen behind on rent payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may qualify for assistance. The Georgia Rental Assistance Program can provide up to 12 months of rental assistance and utility assistance, paid directly to landlords and service providers on behalf of tenants.
 
Jul 21, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) applauded last week’s $13,435,552 grant by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to the Georgia Department of Community Health in Cordele for testing and other COVID-19 mitigation efforts. The funds were made possible by the American Rescue Plan’s Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP).
 
Jun 29, 2021 Press Release
MACON, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) welcomed Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to the Tubman Museum in Macon, Georgia, for a roundtable with community and business leaders to discuss the impact of SBA’s ongoing COVID-19 small business relief efforts, including the American Rescue Plan (ARP).
 
Feb 27, 2021 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 after the House of Representatives passed the American Rescue Plan Act, the latest coronavirus relief bill:

Jul 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the passage of the Moving Forward Act by the full U.S. House of Representatives:

Mar 31, 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 about a COVID-19 Resource Guide for his constituents:

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