Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced that more than a dozen 2nd District Projects were included in the House passed version of the FY’06 Science and Departments of State, Justice, Commerce, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford Bishop’s request for funding was granted when the FY’05 Supplemental Appropriations Conference funding included more then $518 million (MCLB) for the Marine Corps’ Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) program, which includes new funds to retrofit armored vehicles being used in operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. It is expected that approximately 350 LAV’s will be re
Stephanie Shopp, a senior at Deerfield-Windsor School is the winner of the 2005 Congressional Art Competition in Georgia’s Second District, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop announced today. The winning entry, entitled “Hands” will be displayed for one year at the U.S. Capitol, along with the winning entries from other Congressional districts across the country.
ALBANY, GA. Upon receiving the much-anticipated list of bases scheduled for realignment and closure (BRAC), Congressman Bishop announced that the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) located in Albany, Georgia will remain open.
WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee announced that $500,000 was included in the fiscal year 2006 Department of the Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill (H.R.
WASHINGTON, D.C. This afternoon in the House Appropriations Committee, Congressman Sanford Bishop offered an amendment to the Agriculture Appropriations Report in order to address the emergency needs of Miller, Seminole and Wayne Counties.
Washington, D.C. Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee announced that more than $36.1 million has been earmarked for Georgia’s Second Congressional District in the fiscal year 2006 Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 425 to 1.
Washington, D.C. Demonstrating his commitment to family farmers and small business owners throughout Georgia’s Second Congressional District, Congressman Sanford Bishop voted in favor of legislation that would permanently repeal the federal estate tax—also known as the “death tax”—that has been taxing the ability of individuals to pass on assets to their heirs. Congressman Bishop cosponsored
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford Bishop today placed a debt clock in front of his Washington office in an effort to call attention to the nation’s mounting national debt. The clock, which will be updated daily, currently reads $7.6 trillion, or $27,000 per person.