Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Press Releases

Oct 1, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted upon legislation to reauthorize the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) and provide health care to 10 million children, including 470,000 Georgia children.  The vote followed last week’s failed veto override of another version of the legislation.

Sep 1, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop, Representative of Georgia’s Second Congressional District, today announced that the full House of Representatives passed the Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2007. The legislation aims to help communities better prepare for and mitigate the effects of catastrophic flooding.

Aug 1, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop today announced that the full House of Representatives approved the fiscal year (FY) 2008 Agriculture Appropriations bill. The bill includes more than $11 million for research, conservation, housing, and rural programs throughout the 2nd Congressional District and Georgia.

Jul 1, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced that the fiscal year (FY) 2008 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations bill, passed last night by the full House of Representatives, included $1,000,000 for a number of critically important projects throughout the Second Congressional District of Georgia.

Jul 1, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop announced that the Appropriations Committee of the U.S.

Jul 1, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop today announced passage of the 2007 Farm bill, which includes vital investments in our nation’s family farmers, renewable energy, rural development, and our most vulnerable citizens. The bill provides a five-year reauthorization of the farm, rural development, conservation, and nutrition programs administered by the U.S.

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