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:
WASHINGTON, D.C. This afternoon, Congressman Sanford Bishop announced that eight Georgia communities will receive firefighting grants from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to enhance their abilities to respond to emergencies, including the Terrell County Fire Department and Americus Fire and Emergency Services.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford Bishop proudly announces that this evening he will be presenting his constituent, Pamela Green-Jackson the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Spouses Unsung Hero award, for her ongoing and tireless efforts to combat childhood obesity. Having lost her only brother, Bernard, to obesity related illnesses in February, 2004, Ms.
Congressman applauds relief efforts at Fort Benning as he urges constituents to work with the American Red Cross.
WASHINGTON, D.C. On Sunday, July 17, Congressman Sanford Bishop led a delegation of Georgians at the Washington National Cathedral where he served as Georgia’s flag-bearer during Georgia State Day, a worship service celebrating the people and leaders of the Peach State.
WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop announced today that the Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (TEA-LU) contains $37,919,484 million over the next four years for projects in Georgia’s Second Congressional District. The long-awaited transportation bill provides funding for the nation’s highways, public transportation and safety programs through FY09.
Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced that more than a dozen 2nd District Projects were included in the House passed version of the FY’06 Science and Departments of State, Justice, Commerce, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.