Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Press Releases

Mar 12, 2019 Press Release
Change increases name recognition, expands Ocmulgee from 702 acres to 2,800 acres, and authorizes a resources study to include recreational activities such as hunting, fishing, and camping.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier today, President Donald Trump signed into law legislation that, among other things, would expand and protect Ocmulgee National Monument.

Mar 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement concerning the release of the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Budget Request:

Mar 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement after the House approved H.R. 1, For The People Act, by a vote of 234 to 193:

Mar 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) and the Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus and the Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) Caucus is hosting the second annual HBCU STEAM Day of Action on Capitol Hill.

Mar 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement concerning the passing of Dr. Lonnie King Jr.:

Mar 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to encourage the young men and women from Georgia’s Second Congressional District to participate in the start of the United States service academy nomination process. The 2019 application nomination forms are available to high school seniors until October 25, 2019.

Mar 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies released the following statement on the resignation of United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D.:

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Mar 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement after tornadoes touched down in four states, resulting in the deaths of at least 23 people and causing a swath of destruction in its wake.  

Feb 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 1112, the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019 by a vote of 228 to 198.

Feb 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 by a vote of 240 to 190.

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