Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Health Care

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More on Health Care

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 16, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA) and Tony Cárdenas (D-CA), along with five Members from the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations, Energy & Commerce, and Transportation & Infrastructure Committees sent a letter to U.S.
Oct 26, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) announced a $10,695 grant award through the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for the Albany Museum of Art (AMA). The grant is made possible by the American Rescue Plan as part of its effort to support the role of museums and libraries in responding to the coronavirus pandemic.
Oct 26, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to announce a grant awarded to Beginning New Outreach, a Columbus, Georgia non-profit, to help provide mentoring for youth affected by the opioid crisis and drug abuse. The $622,903 grant is being awarded through the U.S.
Oct 18, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Last Thursday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) and Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05), the bipartisan co-chairs of the Congressional Military Family Caucus, hosted a summit to address the current challenges faced by America’s military families. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the event was hosted virtually and shared via livestream on the caucus Facebook Page.
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.
Oct 5, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) announced that health centers across middle and southwest Georgia will be receiving over $4.9 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through the American Rescue Plan to help modernize and improve facilities.
Sep 20, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) led the House in adopting H.R. 3475, a bill he introduced with Congressman Drew Ferguson (GA-03) that will name the new Department of Veterans Affairs’ community-based outpatient clinic in Columbus, Georgia in honor of Colonel Robert “Bob” S. Poydasheff. The bill now proceeds to the U.S. Senate for consideration.
 
Sep 1, 2021 Press Release
ALBANY, GA – On Monday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) visited the Albany campus of Augusta University’s Medical College of Georgia (MCG). The MCG is Georgia’s only public medical school, and the Albany campus is part of its mission to increase healthcare providers and expand healthcare access to rural, underserved areas.
Aug 24, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) voted in support of legislation to protect voting rights and advance important infrastructure investments in the United States House of Representatives. Among the measures that the House approved today are H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021, and S. Con. Res. 14, the budget resolution which was approved by the U.S.

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