Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Press Releases

Jul 11, 2018 Press Release
ALBANY, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to announce that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has allocated $2.747 million in debris removal funding to the City of Albany and $1.192 million in debris removal funding to Macon-Bibb County to help with the recovery from the storms, hurricanes, and tornadoes that struck Georgia in 2017.
Jun 26, 2018 Press Release
ALBANY, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following notification for interested school safety stakeholders. The U.S. Department of Justice’s COPS Office is now accepting grant applications for the 2018 School Violence Prevention Program.
 
Jun 22, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement in opposition to the “Goodlatte” immigration bill (H.R. 4760), which failed yesterday in a 193 to 231 vote by the full U.S. House of Representatives, and the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act (H.R.
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Jun 21, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, released the below statement on today’s passage of the House version of the 2018 Farm Bill by the full U.S. House of Representatives in a vote of 213 to 211.
 
Jun 20, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement condemning the administration’s policy of separating children from their families at the border and urging an immediate halt of such inhumane actions:
 
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Jun 14, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), a senior member of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement regarding the full House Appropriations Committee’s passage yesterday of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Defense Appropriations Act and FY19 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act.
Jun 14, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Housing Service has approved over $2.5 million in Multi-Family Housing Loan Guarantees for Southwest Georgia.
 
Jun 7, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) secured the passage of an amendment to the House version of the Water Resources Development Act of 2018 (WRDA) that provides for the conveyance of three parcels of land, known as the Earle May Recreational Area, from the Army Corps of Engineers to the City of Bainbridge, Georgia.
May 25, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement today in recognition of this upcoming Memorial Day on Monday, May 28, 2018:
 
May 25, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao urging an extension of the existing waiver on electronic logging device (ELD) requirements for trucks hauling agriculture-related products.
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