WASHINGTON, D.C. This afternoon, Congressman Sanford Bishop announced that eight Georgia communities will receive firefighting grants from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to enhance their abilities to respond to emergencies, including the Terrell County Fire Department and Americus Fire and Emergency Services.
Washington, D.C. An effort to include an emergency preparedness program for socially and economically disadvantaged communities, into the FY’06 Homeland Security Appropriation’s bill was defeated by a party line vote of 11 to 7 in the Conference Committee. Congressman Sanford Bishop (GA-02), who led the effort and who has long championed the issue, gave the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop announced today that the Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (TEA-LU) contains $37,919,484 million over the next four years for projects in Georgia’s Second Congressional District. The long-awaited transportation bill provides funding for the nation’s highways, public transportation and safety programs through FY09.
WASHINGTON, D.C. On Sunday, July 17, Congressman Sanford Bishop led a delegation of Georgians at the Washington National Cathedral where he served as Georgia’s flag-bearer during Georgia State Day, a worship service celebrating the people and leaders of the Peach State.
Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee announced that the fiscal year 2006 Agricultural Appropriations Bill contains more than $6.8 million in research and conservation programs for Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District.
WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee announced the fiscal year 2006 Department of Defense Appropriations Act could potentially mean more than $30 million for defense related projects in Georgia’s Second Congressional District.
Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced that more than a dozen 2nd District Projects were included in the House passed version of the FY’06 Science and Departments of State, Justice, Commerce, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford Bishop’s request for funding was granted when the FY’05 Supplemental Appropriations Conference funding included more then $518 million (MCLB) for the Marine Corps’ Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) program, which includes new funds to retrofit armored vehicles being used in operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. It is expected that approximately 350 LAV’s will be re
Stephanie Shopp, a senior at Deerfield-Windsor School is the winner of the 2005 Congressional Art Competition in Georgia’s Second District, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop announced today. The winning entry, entitled “Hands” will be displayed for one year at the U.S. Capitol, along with the winning entries from other Congressional districts across the country.