Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

In The News

Feb 26, 2011 In The News

By Carol Heard
Saturday, February 26, 2011

U.S. Rep. Sanford D. Bishop and Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black last week discussed the future of Georgia’s agriculture sector during a meeting at the Georgia Department of Agriculture office in Atlanta, Ga.

Feb 26, 2011 In The News

By Ben Wright
Saturday, February 26, 2011

If a spending bill isn’t approved by Friday to fund the U.S. government this budget year, some civil service workers may be furloughed but soldiers will continue their duties, U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. said Friday during a visit to Fort Benning.

Feb 25, 2011 In The News

By Raquel Rodriguez
Friday, February 25, 2011

Feb 25, 2011 In The News

By Jade Bulecza
Friday, February 25, 2011

VALDOSTA, GA - A new center that serves children with disabilities and their families opened Thursday in Valdosta.

The home gives caregivers a break by temporarily caring for the children.

Congressman Sanford Bishop cut the ribbon on Megan's House on Williams Street.

Feb 24, 2011 In The News

By April Hunt
Thursday, February 24, 2011

A congressman from southwest Georgia and the state agriculture commissioner joined forces Wednesday to warn about “devastating effects” that cutting $5 billion in federal agriculture spending could have in Georgia.

The proposed cuts are part of a Republican budget proposal that the U.S. House passed Saturday.

Feb 24, 2011 In The News

By Sarah Bleau
Thursday, February 24, 2011

Rep. Bishop and Georgia Agriculture Commissioner talk about Continuing Resolution that would cut $5.2 billion in agriculture funds

Feb 24, 2011 In The News

By Ray Henry
Thursday, February 24, 2011

A Republican budget proposal cutting roughly $5 billion in federal agriculture spending would have a "pretty devastating effect" on the state's single-largest economic sector, Democratic U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop said Wednesday.

Feb 23, 2011 In The News

By J.D. Sumner
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Once completed, a $9 million Albany transportation facility will be the state’s first LEED-Certified transit center.

Feb 23, 2011 In The News

By The Associated Press
Thursday, February 23, 2011

ATLANTA (AP) - Congressman Sanford Bishop and Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black say the federal government must maintain a financial safety net for farmers as Congress weighs spending cuts.

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