Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Press Releases

May 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement responding to the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the investigation of Russian government efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election and related matters:

May 12, 2017 Press Release
ALBANY, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, is carefully analyzing the proposed reorganization of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), which was announced yesterday by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.
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May 10, 2017 Press Release
ALBANY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement responding to the firing of FBI Director James Comey:
 
May 8, 2017 Press Release
ALBANY, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) announced the winners of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition at a ceremony held Friday evening at the Albany Arts Council in Albany, Georgia.
May 5, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement concerning his vote against the misguided legislation to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which passed the full U.S. House of Representatives yesterday in a vote of 217 to 213:
 
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May 4, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the death of Clay County native, 1st Lieutenant Weston Lee, who died Saturday while serving in Iraq.
 
May 3, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, released the following statement regarding his support of the bipartisan Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Omnibus Appropriations government spending bill.
Apr 27, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) authored a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers concerning the ongoing hydrilla infestation in Lake Seminole.
 
Apr 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, the Lugar Center and Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy unveiled their most recent update to the annual Bipartisan Index, ranking Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) as the 16th most likely U.S. Representatives to work across party lines during the 114th Congress.

Apr 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Last night, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA) honored the life and contributions of the late Congressman Dawson Mathis on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives by reading the below statement into the Congressional Record. Following the statement, Congressman Bishop led the full U.S.

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