Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Op Eds

Jul 16, 2019 Op Ed

Earlier this year, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the relocation of the Economic Research Service (ERS) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) federal agencies from Washington, DC to the recently chosen Kansas City, Missouri. Moving ERS and NIFA is a hasty solution in search of a nonexistent problem that wastes taxpayer money and will harm U.S.

Oct 17, 2018 Op Ed

As Veterans Day approaches, we can expect to see news reports featuring a wounded warrior in some stage of rehabilitation learning how to use their new prosthetic limb. These scenes are heart wrenching and hopeful.

Oct 3, 2018 Op Ed

In a recent letter to the editor, my commitment to Fort Valley State University (FVSU) was questioned.

Representing FVSU, and getting to know, work with, and advocate for its students, staff, and programs, has been one of the great privileges of serving in Congress.

Nov 15, 2017 Op Ed

Our service members and their families deserve our untiring gratitude and support for their service to our country. After sixteen years of war, most Americans recognize the unprecedented challenge of caring for our military service members and veterans. However, the personal sacrifices of spouses and families are often overlooked.

Apr 30, 2017 Op Ed

Throughout my career in Congress I have maintained a reputation for working across the aisle to craft and enact sensible policies and sensible budgets on a bipartisan basis. My only litmus test has been whether a particular bill, budget, resolution, or other action will improve the lives of the hard working people of the Second Congressional District of Georgia.

Mar 14, 2017 Op Ed

The definition of Rural America is as diverse as its population.

Oct 27, 2014 Op Ed

Helping Military Families isn’t Red or Blue

By Rep. Sanford Bishop and Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers

CNN Opinion

Sep 17, 2014 Op Ed


Op-Ed by Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (GA-02)

Veterans’ Vision

Without a doubt, our service members are the lifeblood of our great nation. We must also remember that the strength of our military is drawn from the resilience of their families—and they too make tremendous sacrifices for our country.

Aug 6, 2014 Op Ed

Georgia’s Poultry Industry and its Impact on the Local Economy and Global Trade

Jul 3, 2013 Op Ed

The Fourth of July has always been a time for communities to reflect on the journey of this great nation. As we celebrate our nation’s birth, we must never forget the provisions of justice, freedom, and equality set forth in the dreams of our forefathers as established in the Declaration of Independence and our Constitution.