Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

In The News

Mar 23, 2011 In The News

By Dust Nix
Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki probably had the Vietnam generation in mind last Wednesday when he spoke of the nation’s broken covenant with those who have served us in the armed forces.

Mar 21, 2011 In The News

By Halimah Abdullah
Monday, March 21, 2011

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of Veteran Affairs Eric Shinseki testified Wednesday that his office would work to improve how veterans returning from the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan are treated.

Mar 17, 2011 In The News

Thursday, March 17, 2011

In a recent speech to a VFW convention in Arlington, Va., Secretary of Veterans Affairs Erik Shinseki listed among the agency’s priorities “to increase veteran access to VA benefits and services, [and] reduce and ultimately eliminate the backlog in disability claims …”

Mar 16, 2011 In The News

By Halimah Abdullah
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

WASHINGTON -- During his recent series of town-hall meetings, Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Albany, said he listened carefully as veterans and their family members told stories of wading through a confusing tangle of red tape only to wait years for disability claims to be processed.

Mar 8, 2011 In The News

By Carlton Fletcher
Tuesday, March 8, 2011

LEESBURG, GA — It’s been six years in the making, but city of Leesburg leaders officially opened the special sales tax-funded wastewater pollution control plant at 2555 Georgia Highway 32 Monday afternoon.

Mar 4, 2011 In The News

By Herald Staff
Friday, March 4, 2011

U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop, D-Albany, receives a special accolade

Mar 3, 2011 In The News

By Ledger-Enquirer Staff
Thursday, March 3, 2011

Council for Agriculture Research, Extension and Teaching presented the honor

U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. has been presented the Congressional Champions Award for his years of service supporting land-grant universities.