Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Aug 14, 2014 Press Release

COLUMBUS, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is proud to announce that the Columbus Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia has received a FY14 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) award totaling $91,448 from the U.S. Department of Justice. The award will allow the Columbus Consolidated Government to hire personnel, perform drug screening and testing, and support substance abuse treatment programs.

Aug 2, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) called for a compassionate and comprehensive solution to the humanitarian crisis on the Southwest border after voting against H.R. 5230, a partisan measure presented by the House Majority party to address the flow of immigrant children crossing into the United States. Congressman Bishop also voted against H.R. 5272, a bill designed to restrict the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) and deport current immigrants known as ‘DREAMers’. According to U.S.

Jul 30, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, released the following statement after the House passage of the conference report on H.R. 3230, the Veterans’ Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014. H.R.

Jul 23, 2014 Press Release

ALBANY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement in remembrance of the damage caused by flooding from Tropical Storm Alberto in July of 1994.

“It has been twenty years since the Great Flood of 1994, which claimed thirty-one lives and destroyed the homes and livelihoods of thousands of Americans. Memories of this devastating flood still linger in my mind as I consider the pain felt by those who suffered the loss of family, friends, and property.

Jul 17, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) introduced a resolution in the United States House of Representatives to designate a national “Get Vertical” Day to encourage Americans – especially adults – to incorporate physical activity in their workday so that they may live healthier and more productive lives.

Jul 3, 2014 Press Release

ALBANY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released a statement regarding Independence Day.

Jul 2, 2014 Press Release

ALBANY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964:

Jun 26, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) and Rep. Austin Scott (GA-08) introduced bipartisan legislation which will create Georgia’s first National Park.

Jun 6, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, France on June 6, 1944:

May 28, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the passing of Dr. Maya Angelou; iconic author, poet, and activist:

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