Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Press Releases

Jan 1, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC. Congressman Sanford Bishop released the following statement in response to President Bush’s State of the Union Address.

Jan 1, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Today, the House of Representatives passed a bill which Congressman Sanford Bishop supported reforming the Congressional page program. The measure improves oversight of the Page Program by requiring regular meetings of the Page Board and makes the Page Board fully bipartisan, comprised of 2 Democrats and 2 Republicans.

Jan 1, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop, along with a bi-partisan delegation from Georgia, held a meeting with a group of Congressmen and staffers from several key offices within the House of Representatives responsible for the fate of Georgia’s PeachCare for Kids health care program.

Jan 1, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. On Thursday, the President will travel to Fort Benning, Georgia, to have lunch with the troops and watch a military weapons demonstration. Representative Sanford Bishop, U.S. Congressman from Georgia’s Second District which includes Fort Benning, has been asked to join President Bush on the visit.

Jan 1, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop voted to improve access to affordable medicines by voting for legislation which requires the Department of Health and Human Services to negotiate with drug companies for lower drug prices for Medicare beneficiaries.

The House passed the bill this afternoon by a vote of 255 to 170.

Jan 1, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Georgia’s Second Congressional District Representative Sanford Bishop, Member of the House Committee on Appropriations, today won appointments to join three subcommittees – Defense, Agriculture, and Military Construction/ Veterans Affairs.

Jan 1, 2007 Press Release

Bishop receives gavel as president of Washington, D.C. service club

Jun 1, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced that the fiscal year 2007 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations bill includes funding for $1,525,000 in projects in the Second Congressional District.

Jun 1, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee, is pleased to announce that the full Appropriations Committee has approved language that directs a federal study on the impact of BRAC on Columbus-area schools, and other communities similarly impacted.

May 1, 2006 Press Release

ALBANY, Ga.– Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr.

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