Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia


Apr 6, 2021
Press Release

COLUMBUS, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement on the death of Congressman Alcee Hastings (FL-20):

“I am deeply saddened by the loss of my colleague, my brother, and my friend of longstanding, Congressman Alcee Hastings. His was a life well-lived. He used his incredible skills, talents, and wit in his lifelong fights for good and justice against evil and injustice. He was authentic, brutally frank, but always a powerful advocate for marginalized humanity. My wife Vivian and I send our heartfelt condolences to his wife Patricia, his other family, staff, and all who mourn his loss.”