Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Press Releases

Jun 1, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee announced the fiscal year 2006 Department of Defense Appropriations Act could potentially mean more than $30 million for defense related projects in Georgia’s Second Congressional District.

Jun 1, 2005 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee announced that the fiscal year 2006 Agricultural Appropriations Bill contains more than $6.8 million in research and conservation programs for Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District.

May 1, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford Bishop’s request for funding was granted when the FY’05 Supplemental Appropriations Conference funding included more then $518 million (MCLB) for the Marine Corps’ Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) program, which includes new funds to retrofit armored vehicles being used in operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.  It is expected that approximately 350 LAV’s will be re

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May 1, 2005 Press Release

Stephanie Shopp, a senior at Deerfield-Windsor School is the winner of the 2005 Congressional Art Competition in Georgia’s Second District, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop announced today. The winning entry, entitled “Hands” will be displayed for one year at the U.S. Capitol, along with the winning entries from other Congressional districts across the country.

May 1, 2005 Press Release

ALBANY, GA.  Upon receiving the much-anticipated list of bases scheduled for realignment and closure (BRAC), Congressman Bishop announced that the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) located in Albany, Georgia will remain open.

May 1, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee announced that $500,000 was included in the fiscal year 2006 Department of the Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill (H.R.

May 1, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. This afternoon in the House Appropriations Committee, Congressman Sanford Bishop offered an amendment to the Agriculture Appropriations Report in order to address the emergency needs of Miller, Seminole and Wayne Counties.

May 1, 2005 Press Release

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 fiscal year 2006 Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 425 to 1.

Apr 1, 2005 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  Demonstrating his commitment to family farmers and small business owners throughout Georgia’s Second Congressional District, Congressman Sanford Bishop voted in favor of legislation that would permanently repeal the federal estate tax—also known as the “death tax”—that has been taxing the ability of individuals to pass on assets to their heirs.  Congressman Bishop cosponsored

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