Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Press Releases

Oct 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop announced today that legislation which will provide 180 days of transitional health care to service members who separate honorably from active duty and agree to serve in the National Guard or Selected Reserve will soon become law.

Sep 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C.– Congressman Sanford Bishop today reminded Southwest Georgia farmers of an important upcoming deadline for disaster assistance programs.

Sep 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop today issued the following statement on the economic crisis currently facing the nation:

Sep 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – With the October 15 deadline to file a 2007 income tax return fast approaching, Congressman Bishop today urged his constituents to take the necessary steps to ensure they receive their economic stimulus payments.

Sep 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – With the October 15 deadline to file a 2007 income tax return fast approaching, Congressman Bishop today urged his constituents to take the necessary steps to ensure they receive their economic stimulus payments.

Aug 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford Bishop today announced that Quitman, Clay, Randolph and Stewart counties will receive $485,000 in funding from the United States Department of Transportation to establish a new rural transit program.

Jul 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop announced today that his friend and former legislative aide for military affairs, Lieutenant Colonel Robert J. Young, will deploy to Iraq next month following a week of training at Fort Benning, in the Second Congressional District.

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Jul 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford Bishop today applauded passage of the Homes for Heroes Act, which will expand housing services and assistance for homeless veterans.
The legislation, which Bishop co-sponsored, cleared the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 412 to 9.

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