Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Press Releases

Oct 1, 2003 Press Release

U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop Thursday (10/2) voted for a bill to ban partial-birth abortions except in cases where the procedure is necessary to save the life of the mother.

Sep 1, 2003 Press Release
Georgia Trend Magazine has selected Kenneth Cutts, District Director on the Second District Congressional staff of U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop, as one of the state’s 40 most outstanding young people under the age of 40 for 2003.

Sep 1, 2003 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Eleven Georgia communities will receive firefighting grants from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to enhance their abilities to respond to emergencies, including the Blakely and Naylor fire departments in the Second Congressional District, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop has announced.

Sep 1, 2003 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. The award-winning Dougherty High Chorale gave two performances in Washington, D.C. this week-one on Thursday (9/25) night at a gospel concert held at the Washington Convention Center and the other on Friday (9/26) afternoon at the U.S. Capitol.

Sep 1, 2003 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. As the new fiscal year begins, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop says Republican majority leaders in Congress are not doing enough to slow down the runaway deficit that “threatens to prolong the country’s economic slump and undermine the security and well being of every American.

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Sep 1, 2003 Press Release

The U.S. Justice Department has awarded funding to four counties in the Second Congressional District under the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program to help defray costs associated with the incarceration of criminal illegal aliens, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop announced.

Sep 1, 2003 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop has introduced a resolution to formally commemorate the “March on Washington” 40 years ago, an event that he says spawned greater “freedom, justice and equality for all Americans.”

Aug 1, 2003 Press Release

Five fire departments in Georgia's Second Congressional Districts are among the most recent grants to be awarded nationwide under the new federal Assistance to Firefighter Grant program administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop announced.

Aug 1, 2003 Press Release

The following is a listing of Congressman Bishop’s District engagements for the week of August 3, 2003:

Wednesday, August 6, 2003

10:30 a.m., Cuthbert, Albany Technical College Adult Literacy Center, 109 Court Street, to tour the facilities and receive briefing on their efforts to promote literacy in Southwest Georgia;

Aug 1, 2003 Press Release

Representative Bishop is scheduled to present a number of medals, including the Bronze Star, earned by a World War II veteran from our area, but were never received. The Congressman helped retrieve the medals from the National Personnel Records Center.

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