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Military families have a lot of the same issues as anybody else – employment, education, health care – but their problems are compounded by the massive government bureaucracy that is the Department of Defense.
Congressman Sanford Bishop honored the life and contributions of the late Raymond C. Singletary Jr. Sept. 22, 2011, on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives by reading a citation of memory into the Congressional Record.
“This is the highest honor the congressman could bestow on Mr. Singletary,” stated Jamie Crozier, Bishop’s Deputy Director and Agricultural Advisor.
The U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense welcomed U.S. Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. of Georgia Sept. 13 for a briefing on the institute’s Quality Improvement Program.
ALBANY, GA -- The U.S. Postal Service plans to conduct a study at the Albany Customer Service Mail Processing Center to examine the feasibility of consolidating its operations into the Jacksonville and/or Tallahassee Processing and Distribution Facilities.
On Thursday, September 8th, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that 150 of Georgia's 159 counties will be able to apply for federal assistance in regard to crop production losses in the form of emergency loans.
COLUMBUS, GA - This weekend, Congressman Westmoreland, joined by Senator Johnny Isakson, Senator Saxby Chambliss, and Congressman Sanford Bishop, will host a Service Academy Day in Columbus. The event will be held on Saturday, September 10th at the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The event will give students interested in attending one of the nation’s se
Congressman Sanford Bishop along with other Georgia congressional delegates including Congressman John Lewis, Senator Saxby Chambliss, Congressman Austin Scott and more wrote a letter urging U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to grant secretarial disaster designations for dozens of Georgia counties that have been hurt by the state's ongoing drought.
A week after a Fort Benning official reduced the projected impact from the Base Realignment and Closure process and acknowledged a 15 percent cut in its workforce on post, U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. said all post commanders have been directed to study their operations to reduce costs.
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - 33,000 school aged children headed back to the classroom Monday for the first day of school in Muscogee County and as some very special guests joined them at school this morning.
As if the first day of school isn't exciting enough, imagine walking in to see the mayor or your local congressman greeting you at the door.