Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Press Releases

Sep 11, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement today to reflect on the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001:
  
“The tragic impacts of September 11, 2001 resonate to this day. Our lives were forever changed. A battle that seemed so far away was suddenly at our doorsteps.
Sep 6, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) and Congressman Ben Ray Luján (NM-03) co-led a letter, sent yesterday, from 53 Members of Congress to the Farm Bill conferees in support of the Farming Opportunities Training and Outreach Program.
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Sep 6, 2018 Press Release
COLUMBUS, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) and Congressman Drew Ferguson (GA-03) today introduced House Resolution 6719 to designate a United State Post Office in Columbus, Georgia as the Richard W. Williams Chapter of the Triple Nickles (555th P.I.A.) Post Office.
 
Sep 6, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to announce that the Rural Development agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a $25,000 grant and $40,200 loan for Baker County to purchase two new vehicles for the Baker County Sheriff’s Office and the Baker County Emergency Management Agency.
 
Sep 5, 2018 Press Release
FORT VALLEY, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to announce that Fort Valley State University in Fort Valley, GA has been awarded a $49,526 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
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Sep 5, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Ranking Member Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01), and Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-02), the four democratic members of the U.S.
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Aug 29, 2018 Press Release
COLUMBUS, GA – Last night, Columbus residents tried their hand at balancing the federal budget during a deficit reduction workshop held by Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), in cooperation with the nonpartisan Concord Coalition, at the National Infantry Museum.
Aug 28, 2018 Press Release
COLUMBUS, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), senior member of the House Appropriations Committee and the Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veteran Affairs, as well as Co-Chair of the Military Families Caucus, released the following statement concerning recent reports of potential lead exposure at Department of Defense housing units:
 
Aug 27, 2018 Press Release
ALBANY, GA – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that it will provide up to $15 million in assistance through the Tree Assistance Program (TAP), administered by the Farm Service Agency (FSA), to pecan growers impacted by 2017 weather events.
 
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