Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Press Releases

May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related agencies spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives and led the second disaster bill, H.R. 2157 to passage in the House.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA) and Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) introduced the Faster Treatments and Cures for Eye Diseases Act H.R.

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Apr 22, 2019 Press Release

FORT VALLEY, GA — Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA) Chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies visited Fort Valley State University to tour agricultural research projects and observe a demonstration of drone use in agriculture.

Apr 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) marked 100 days since the new House Democratic Majority was sworn in on January 3rd, highlighting swift legislative progress on core pillars of House Democrats’ For The People legislative agenda.  

Apr 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) Chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies issued the following statement after the House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M.

Apr 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies released the following statement after the House approved H.R. 1644, the Save the Internet Act 232 to 190.

Mar 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement after the House approved H.R. 7, 242 to 187. The Paycheck Fairness Act introduced by Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), will strengthen the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and close loopholes that have allowed many employers to avoid responsibility for discriminatory pay:

Mar 12, 2019 Press Release
Change increases name recognition, expands Ocmulgee from 702 acres to 2,800 acres, and authorizes a resources study to include recreational activities such as hunting, fishing, and camping.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier today, President Donald Trump signed into law legislation that, among other things, would expand and protect Ocmulgee National Monument.

Mar 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement concerning the release of the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Budget Request:

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