Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Press Releases

Oct 1, 2003 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Although he considers it a seriously flawed measure, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop says he voted for the House bill to increase military and reconstruction funding in Iraq and Afghanistan by $87 billion because it addresses critical needs of U.S. troops in harms way.

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Oct 1, 2003 Press Release
ALBANY, GA. Franklin A. “Frank” Spooner, 49, of Albany, who assisted thousands of people throughout a widespread area of Southwest Georgia as a “case worker” on the Second Congressional District staff of U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop for nearly seven years, died Tuesday (10/27) after a long illness.

Sep 1, 2003 Press Release
Georgia Trend Magazine has selected Kenneth Cutts, District Director on the Second District Congressional staff of U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop, as one of the state’s 40 most outstanding young people under the age of 40 for 2003.

Sep 1, 2003 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Eleven Georgia communities will receive firefighting grants from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to enhance their abilities to respond to emergencies, including the Blakely and Naylor fire departments in the Second Congressional District, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop has announced.

Sep 1, 2003 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop has introduced a resolution to formally commemorate the “March on Washington” 40 years ago, an event that he says spawned greater “freedom, justice and equality for all Americans.”

Sep 1, 2003 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. The award-winning Dougherty High Chorale gave two performances in Washington, D.C. this week-one on Thursday (9/25) night at a gospel concert held at the Washington Convention Center and the other on Friday (9/26) afternoon at the U.S. Capitol.

Sep 1, 2003 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. As the new fiscal year begins, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop says Republican majority leaders in Congress are not doing enough to slow down the runaway deficit that “threatens to prolong the country’s economic slump and undermine the security and well being of every American.

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Sep 1, 2003 Press Release

The U.S. Justice Department has awarded funding to four counties in the Second Congressional District under the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program to help defray costs associated with the incarceration of criminal illegal aliens, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop announced.

Aug 1, 2003 Press Release

U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop has announced the following federal grants and funding allocations for recipients in Georgia’s Second Congressional District, which covers a widespread area of southwest Georgia:

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Aug 1, 2003 Press Release

U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop is holding a “Town Meeting” at the Columbus Technical College on Monday, August 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to assist faith-based organizations interested in providing federally funded community services.

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