Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Press Releases

Apr 19, 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, authored a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert E. Lighthizer urging him to take action to address China’s recently announced agricultural tariffs.
 
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Apr 16, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, released the following statement concerning the proposed 2018 Farm Bill put forth last Thursday by the U.S. House Agriculture Committee:
 
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Apr 10, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to announce that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has allocated $64.9 million to Georgia to help with the recovery from the storms, hurricanes, and tornadoes that struck the state in 2017.
 
Apr 4, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement in solemn recognition of the 50th anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
 
Mar 30, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) ), a senior member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies and Co-Chair of the Congressional Military Family Caucus, released the following statement concerning the firing of Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin:
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Mar 23, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, released the following statement on the passage of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Omnibus Appropriations bill by the U.S. House of Representatives. The bipartisan measure was approved yesterday by the full House by a vote of 256 to 167.
Mar 20, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce presented its Spirit of Enterprise Award to Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA) in recognition of his support of pro-growth policies during the 1st Session of the 115th Congress.
 
Mar 19, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement concerning the passing of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter:
 
Mar 16, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, delivered the following opening statement yesterday during the subcommittee’s hearing on the Office of Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA).
 
Mar 8, 2018 Press Release
ALBANY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) invited high school students from Middle and Southwest Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District to participate in the 37th Annual Congressional Art Competition. 
 

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