Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Press Releases

Jan 17, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan amendment would increase emergency assistance funding to agricultural producers who suffered losses from hurricanes, wildfires, and other agricultural related losses in 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Sanford Bishop (D-GA-02), Chairman Designate of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies and Austin Scott (R-GA-08), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, filed an amendment to the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019 (H.R.

Jan 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Yesterday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA-02), Chairman Designate of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, released the following statement after voting in support of the Disaster Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019 (H.R.

Jan 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) and Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) reintroduced bipartisan legislation to create Georgia’s second national historical park, entitled the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park Boundary Revision Act of 2019 (H.R. 283).

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Jan 4, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) Chairman Designate of the U.S.
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Dec 20, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, delivered the following statement on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on the continuing resolution considered earlier this evening. Congressman Bishop opposed the legislation.
Dec 12, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, released the following statement on today’s passage of the Farm Bill by the House of Representatives in a vote of 369 to 47. Congressman Bishop supported the legislation.
Dec 11, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement on the closure of schools under the umbrella of the Education Corporation of America, which includes Virginia College with locations in both Columbus, GA and Macon, GA. 
 
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Dec 11, 2018 Press Release
MACON, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded a $7.14 million grant to the Macon-Bibb County Economic Opportunity Council, Inc. to support Head Start and Early Head Start programs in Georgia.

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