ALBANY, Ga.– Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr.
Washington, D.C. Yesterday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr., Representative of Georgia’s Second Congressional District, signed onto a bill sponsored by Rep. Stephanie Herseth (D-SD) prohibiting the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from closing or relocating any Farm Service Agency (FSA) county or field office until at least one year after enactment of the next Farm bill.
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Sanford Bishop issued the following statement on the passing of Coretta Scott King:
"On behalf of the over six hundred thousand people of the Second Congressional District of Georgia, I extend our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family of Coretta Scott King.
WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Sanford Bishop announced that $1.5 million has been made available to help southwest Georgia farmers conserve agricultural water supplies used for irrigation. The funding will enable farmers to build irrigation water catchments or reservoirs or make necessary improvements to existing reservoirs and provide technical assistance to the landowners. The funding also pro
Washington D.C.- Teaming up with the Medicare Bus and representatives from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Congressman Bishop held the first two of eight "Medicare Prescription Drug Information and Sign-up Sessions" Monday at the Albany and Moultrie Technical Colleges.
ALBANY, GEORGIA. During the week of Monday, November 28 through Friday December 2, 2005 Congressman Sanford Bishop and the Medicare Bus will be touring the Second Congressional District of Georgia, with representatives from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Georgia Cares to help Medicare beneficiaries navigate the new Medicare Prescription Drug Plans.
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 2006 Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill (H.R. 2528)
WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced that the House of Representatives approved H.R. 2419, the Energy & Water Development Appropriations Act for FY06, which includes $2.5 million for the Army Corps of Engineers to dredge and maintain the Apalachiacola, Chattahoochee, and Flint Rivers.
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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: