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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) marked 100 days since the new House Democratic Majority was sworn in on January 3rd, highlighting swift legislative progress on core pillars of House Democrats’ For The People legislative agenda.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement after the House approved H.R. 7, 242 to 187. The Paycheck Fairness Act introduced by Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), will strengthen the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and close loopholes that have allowed many employers to avoid responsibility for discriminatory pay:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement concerning the release of the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Budget Request:
“Yesterday, the President released his FY 2020 Budget Request. Similar to the past years, it proposes increases to defense spending at the expense of vital domestic programs. Having a better equipped and more prepared military is integral to our national defense; however, we must prioritize both our non-defense and defense needs.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA-02) released the following statement after the President announced he would sign legislation that will temporarily reopen our government after 35 days of being shut down.
WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA02) was nominated by the House Appropriations Committee to become Chairman of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee for the 116th Congress (2019-2020). Bishop also will be re-joining the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, and the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Subcommittee.