Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

In The News

Jan 3, 2012 In The News

The death of a well-known Decatur County citizen, the reshuffling of the Bainbridge Public Safety department and the financial crisis facing the local YMCA were among the top 10 stories of 2011, as selected by the staff of The Post-Searchlight.

Jan 1, 2012 In The News

This 14th edition of Georgia Trend’s 100 Most Influential Georgians includes some familiar names, some new to the list and a few that are retuning after an absence.

Dec 15, 2011 In The News

Jack Wingate, who left an indelible mark on all those who knew him, was honored on the Floor of the United States House of Representatives by Congressman Sanford Bishop.

Congressional Record Statement
In Honor of Jack Wingate

Dec 12, 2011 In The News

The commander of the 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade stood at attention during his unit’s departure ceremony at Fort Benning on Sunday and saluted, just moments before his National Guard unit deployed for Afghanistan.

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and James B. Butterworth, the state’s adjutant general, stood and returned the salute.

Dec 9, 2011 In The News

When a service member joins the military, it’s not just a job; it’s a family commitment to our country.

Dec 9, 2011 In The News

COLUMBUS, Ga. --U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop Jr. of District 2 in Georgia and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) sponsored a forum at Columbus Technical College on Friday.

Dec 9, 2011 In The News

AMERICUS, GA - A new hospital is open replacing the one ravaged by the March 1, 2007 tornado that hit Americus. 

It's a 76 bed 183,000 square foot facility.

A ribbon cutting is set for Saturday at 11:00am.

Dec 7, 2011 In The News

U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr., D-Albany, will co-host a small business forum Friday at Columbus Technical College .

Dec 6, 2011 In The News

WASHINGTON -- Middle Georgia post offices could feel the pinch when the financially beleaguered U.S. Postal Service trims an estimated $3 billion in expenses.

Dec 2, 2011 In The News

On Thursday, Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Sanford Bishop (D-GA), co-chairs of the Congressional Military Family Caucus hosted a Military Family Summit.