Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Press Releases

Jul 1, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  Congressman Sanford Bishop today reiterated his support for a Federal Constitutional Amendment limiting the definition of marriage as a union between a man and a woman. He also voted against the misnamed “Marriage Protection Act of 2004” (H.R.

Jul 1, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  Congressman Sanford Bishop offered the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s Monday ruling that the phrase “under God” may remain in the Pledge of Allegiance as recited in public school classrooms:

Jun 1, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.   Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop helped move forward a bill that contains $9.6 Billion to fund a buyout for U.S. tobacco farmers.

Jun 1, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.   Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop helped move forward a bill that contains $9.6 Billion to fund a buyout for U.S. tobacco farmers.

May 1, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.   In response to the Defense Department’s ongoing violation of a 1997 law, Congressman Sanford Bishop introduced the Healthy Troops Act of 2004; which, if enacted, would guarantee that all service members receive a clinical medical examination before and after deployment.

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May 1, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop argued for the inclusion of his “Healthy Troops” Act as an amendment to the Defense Authorization Bill (H.R. 4200). Introduced last week as H.R. 4346, the Healthy Troops Amendment would require the Department of Defense (DoD) to conduct comprehensive hands-on physicals on all U.S. service members before and after they are deployed.

May 1, 2004 Press Release

Albany, GA. - Grace Hunt, a senior at Crisp Academy is the winner of the 2004 Congressional Art Competition in Georgia’s Second District, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop announced today Friday May 7th. The winning entry, entitled “Cousins” will be displayed for one year at the U.S. Capitol, along with the winning entries from other Congressional districts across the country.

Apr 1, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  Passing the House by a vote of 357 to 65 Friday afternoon, the Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy For Users  (TEU-LU) contains $16 million for Georgia's Second District. The funding will go towards 22 high priority transportation projects in Southwest Georgia that Congressman Bishop submitted for funding.

Mar 1, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. The final version of the Defense Appropriations Bill includes funding for more than $149 million for projects that are to be carried out totally or in part in southwest Georgia, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop announced Wednesday (9/24).

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