Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Press Releases

May 1, 2005 Press Release

ALBANY, GA.  Upon receiving the much-anticipated list of bases scheduled for realignment and closure (BRAC), Congressman Bishop announced that the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) located in Albany, Georgia will remain open.

May 1, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee announced that $500,000 was included in the fiscal year 2006 Department of the Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill (H.R.

May 1, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. This afternoon in the House Appropriations Committee, Congressman Sanford Bishop offered an amendment to the Agriculture Appropriations Report in order to address the emergency needs of Miller, Seminole and Wayne Counties.

May 1, 2005 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee announced that more than $36.1 million has been earmarked for Georgia’s Second Congressional District in the fiscal year 2006 Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 425 to 1.

Apr 1, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford Bishop released the following statement today after participating in a Social Security Rally on Capitol Hill.  The rally was held to demonstrate unity in efforts to strengthen Social Security and oppose plans for privatization as the debate enters its next phase on Capitol Hill.  Today is the first day of the Senate Finance Committee hearings on Social Secur

Apr 1, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Yesterday in a vote of 306 to 97, the U.S.

Apr 1, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford Bishop today placed a debt clock in front of his Washington office in an effort to call attention to the nation’s mounting national debt.  The clock, which will be updated daily, currently reads $7.6 trillion, or $27,000 per person.

Apr 1, 2005 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  Demonstrating his commitment to family farmers and small business owners throughout Georgia’s Second Congressional District, Congressman Sanford Bishop voted in favor of legislation that would permanently repeal the federal estate tax—also known as the “death tax”—that has been taxing the ability of individuals to pass on assets to their heirs.  Congressman Bishop cosponsored

Mar 1, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  Yesterday Congressman Sanford Bishop joined his colleagues on the House Appropriations Committee in passing the FY05 Defense Appropriation’s bill, which includes more the $196.87 million for defense projects in the second congressional district.  $132.7 million will go to the Albany Marine Corps Logistics Base for the development and retrofitting of Amphibious Assault Vehicles

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