Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Op Eds

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.

May 10, 2013 Op Ed

To the Constituents of the Second Congressional District in the greater Macon area,

First and foremost, it is my absolute pleasure to greet you as your Congressman! It has been seventeen years since my office last served the good people of Bibb County, and I am blessed to be back in Macon once again.

Jul 12, 2012 Op Ed

Our service members and veterans are the lifeblood of our great nation. They frequently are called to put themselves in harm’s way to safeguard our homeland and defend our liberties. Their sacrifices must never go unnoticed or unrewarded. We as a nation shall forever be indebted to those brave individuals who make up our armed forces units, the strongest military in the world.

Aug 11, 2011 Op Ed

As final preparations get underway for the dedication of the memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the National Mall, it is important that we all reflect upon and applaud the many outstanding achievements of this great American patriot and iconic humanitarian. With his life he proved that non-violence is an effective way of perfecting social change.

Mar 28, 2011 Op Ed

As a nation, we tend to focus primarily on the service members who willingly put themselves in harm's way to protect the freedoms that we cherish. However, we often forget that the families they leave behind sacrifice just as much as our heroes do. These families are affected in countless ways, and we have an obligation to do right by them.

Dec 8, 2010 Op Ed

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) today issued the following statement on the passage of the Development, Relief & Education for Alien Minors Act (DREAM Act) by the U.S. House of Representatives on December 8, 2010:

Sep 29, 2010 Op Ed

Congress has adjourned until after the November elections without casting a vote on a concern vital to the nation’s economic recovery – extending tax relief to all Americans.  I am extremely disappointed that given the delicate state of the economy, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi did not schedule a vote on this important issue.