Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

In The News

Nov 29, 2011 In The News

Sitting in a leather chair in the book-lined library of his elegant Sears Woods home last week, the Rev. J.H. Flakes Jr. conceded that he’s come a long way from his impoverished childhood in the 1930s in Pumpkin Bottom, one of the poorest areas of Phenix City.

Nov 22, 2011 In The News

An organization that helps the needy in Columbus is on the receiving end today.

Congressman Sanford Bishop along with members of the Annual Columbus Black History Observance Committee presented Elder Bobby Harris and The House of Mercy with a $20,000 check today.

Nov 21, 2011 In The News

ALBANY, GA -- The longest serving president of Albany Technical College now has one more accomplishment to be proud of.

The new library at Albany Tech's Logistics Education Center was dedicated to President Dr. Anthony Parker, who is the fifth president of the college.

The Honorable Congressman Sanford Bishop presented Parker with a congressional record.

Nov 21, 2011 In The News

Albany Technical College dedicated its new library and media center today in honor of the school's longest serving, and current President.

Nov 9, 2011 In The News

ALBANY, GA - Phoebe Putney hospital announced a new research project Wednesday to help Veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan get therapy more conveniently.  They are using technology to help veterans battle the emotional wounds of combat.

Oct 29, 2011 In The News

A week before the Army put Fort Benning’s proposal to acquire more training land on hold, a group from Stewart County met with members of the Georgia Congressional delegation.

Oct 28, 2011 In The News

Robert L. Gordon III, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Military Community and Family Policy)

Oct 28, 2011 In The News

ALBANY, GA. -- The first African Americans to serve in the United States Marine Corps are being honored with the Congressional Gold Medal. It's the highest civilian award in the United States.

Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. joined a bipartisan majority in the U.S. House of Representatives voting in favor of the H.R. 2447 resolution.

Oct 25, 2011 In The News

The nation’s first black Marines received a rare national tribute Tuesday as the House voted to award the Montford Point Marines with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor given by Congress.

Oct 21, 2011 In The News

Facing a national budget deficit and growing opposition to the Army’s plan to acquire 82,800 acres of training land for Fort Benning, officials have put the proposal on hold five months after a draft environmental study selected Stewart County as the preferred alternative.