Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

In The News

Sep 4, 2013 In The News

ALBANY — The downtown Albany post office has been given a new lease on life … a one-year lease, to be exact.

Aug 8, 2012 In The News

— Albany and Columbus will receive more than $170,000 in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop announced this morning.

Aug 8, 2012 In The News

COLUMBUS, GA - Congressman Sanford Bishop calls it "the sword" once poised over a special congressional budget "super committee" charged with cutting $1.2 trillion in federal discretionary spending.

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Feb 24, 2012 In The News

CAMILLA, GA - Mitchell County Middle School held their annual Black History program Thursday morning. Their theme for this year's assembly was "A Tribute to Motown."

Students performed old Motown music and songs, paying tribute to greats like Marvin Gaye and Michael Jackson.

Jan 26, 2012 In The News

ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop has co-founded a caucus in Congress dedicated to poultry issues.

Jan 26, 2012 In The News

Poultry state House members announced on Jan. 26 that they are forming a new Congressional Chicken Caucus, which will take aim at informing their colleagues about the importance and concerns of the U.S. chicken industry. The new caucus will be co-chaired by Reps. Rick Crawford, (R., Ark.) and Sanford Bishop, (D., Ga.).

Jan 26, 2012 In The News

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 - Congressmen Rick Crawford (R-Ark.) and Sanford Bishop (D-Ga.) announced that they have co-founded the bipartisan Congressional Chicken Caucus. The Chicken Caucus will educate members of Congress and their staffs on the concerns and benefits of the U.S. chicken industry. 

Jan 25, 2012 In The News

U.S. Congressmen from Central Georgia Sanford Bishop, a Democrat, and Austin Scott, a Republican, weighed in after President Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday night.

Bishop focused on the key points of the President's plan to stimulate the economy.

Jan 7, 2012 In The News

NORCROSS, Ga. -- Georgia Trend, the self-described "magazine of Georgia business, politics and economic development" has named six from the Columbus area among its "Georgia Power List."

Jan 7, 2012 In The News

There’s an Army general and a U.S. congressman on Georgia Trend’s annual list of “100 Most Influential Georgians.”

There’s also a university president, a company recruiter and two CEOs from the insurance and banking worlds.

The thread that runs through that diverse group is that they all are from Columbus, some having lived here for decades, others for just a few years.

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