Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Press Releases

Jun 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) voted to repeal the Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) Against Iraq Resolution of 2002. The 2002 AUMF provided broad leeway for the President to conduct war following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.

Jun 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement on the House of Representative’s passage of S. 475, the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, which would designate Juneteenth National Independence Day, June 19, as a federal holiday.

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Jun 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to announce that The City of Albany, Georgia, has been awarded a total of $330,000 in Brownfields Revolving Loan Funding (RLF) grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help rehabilitate local properties.

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Jun 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Chairman of the U.S.

May 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) and Congressman Drew Ferguson (GA-03) introduced legislation today to name the new Department of Veterans Affairs’ community-based outpatient clinic in Columbus, Georgia as the Robert S. Poydasheff VA Clinic.

May 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-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 regarding the passage of H.R. 3237, the Emergency Security Supplemental to Respond to January 6th Appropriations Act, by the full U.S.

May 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA-02) released the following statement after the United States House of Representatives approved H.R. 3233, the National Commission to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act, by a bipartisan vote of 252 to 175.

May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Chairman of the U.S.

May 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), released the following statement regarding the recent ransomware attack that shut down the Colonial Pipeline:

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