Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Press Releases

Sep 13, 2018 Press Release
COLUMBUS GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), a senior member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (MILCON/VA) and Co-Chair of the Congressional Military Family Caucus, released the following statement praising the U.S.
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Sep 11, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement today to reflect on the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001:
  
“The tragic impacts of September 11, 2001 resonate to this day. Our lives were forever changed. A battle that seemed so far away was suddenly at our doorsteps.
Sep 6, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to announce that the Rural Development agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a $25,000 grant and $40,200 loan for Baker County to purchase two new vehicles for the Baker County Sheriff’s Office and the Baker County Emergency Management Agency.
 
Sep 6, 2018 Press Release
COLUMBUS, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) and Congressman Drew Ferguson (GA-03) today introduced House Resolution 6719 to designate a United State Post Office in Columbus, Georgia as the Richard W. Williams Chapter of the Triple Nickles (555th P.I.A.) Post Office.
 
Sep 6, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) and Congressman Ben Ray Luján (NM-03) co-led a letter, sent yesterday, from 53 Members of Congress to the Farm Bill conferees in support of the Farming Opportunities Training and Outreach Program.
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Sep 5, 2018 Press Release
FORT VALLEY, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to announce that Fort Valley State University in Fort Valley, GA has been awarded a $49,526 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
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Sep 5, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Ranking Member Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01), and Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-02), the four democratic members of the U.S.
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Aug 29, 2018 Press Release
COLUMBUS, GA – Last night, Columbus residents tried their hand at balancing the federal budget during a deficit reduction workshop held by Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), in cooperation with the nonpartisan Concord Coalition, at the National Infantry Museum.
Aug 28, 2018 Press Release
COLUMBUS, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), senior member of the House Appropriations Committee and the Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veteran Affairs, as well as Co-Chair of the Military Families Caucus, released the following statement concerning recent reports of potential lead exposure at Department of Defense housing units:
 

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