Congressional Record Statements
Mr. Bishop (GA) – Madame Speaker, I rise today to recognize and honor a man of great faith, a man who has given much to his community while serving as a model citizen, father, and apostle of the word of God, Pastor Stephen Stallworth.
Mr. Bishop (GA) – Madame Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to a brave sailor, dedicated citizen, and a great American, U.S. Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer David Blake McLendon, who gave his life for his country.
Mr. Bishop (GA) – Madame Speaker, I rise today to honor a man who has greatly improved the medical community of Georgia, Joel Wernick.
Mr. Bishop (GA). Madame Speaker, I rise today to honor Rev. Adolph Noble, Sr., of Bainbridge, Georgia, a man I am proud to call my friend and constituent. He is an accomplished public servant who has devoted his life to his family and his community.
Mr. Bishop (GA) – Madame Speaker, I rise today to honor Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church in Albany, Georgia which has served as a tower of strength for the people of the Second Congressional District. The church was founded on July 11, 1920 in a small wooden house located at 627 Society Avenue under the noble leadership of the late Reverend Grant Edgar Hall.
Mr. Bishop (GA) - Madame Speaker, I rise in favor of HR 4899, the Supplemental Appropriations for FY 2010.
Mr. Bishop (GA) – Madame Speaker, I rise today to honor the Centennial Anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America. For the past one hundred years, the Boy Scouts of America have worked tirelessly to provide an educational program for boys and young adults to build character, to train in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and to develop personal fitness.
MR. BISHOP (GA). Madame Speaker, I am pleased to support this resolution to commemorate National Teacher Appreciation Week and to recognize the importance of teachers in ensuring that Americans receive a quality education.
Mr. Bishop (GA) – Madame Speaker, I am pleased to join Representatives McGovern and Emerson as an original co-sponsor of this bipartisan amendment, which affirms the intention of Congress to combat domestic childhood obesity and hunger in the interests of our national security.
Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) issued the following statement on voting “no” on the amendment of Representative Patrick Murphy (D-PA) to H.R. 5136 – National Defense Authorization Act for FY2011 to repeal the current Department of Defense policy known as “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell:”