Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Press Releases

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.

Aug 1, 2003 Press Release

Thomas University has been awarded a $27,825 federal grant to draft a comprehensive plan for achieving its priority goals for the future, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop has announced.

The funding is provided under the U.S. Department of Education’s Strengthening Institutions Program, the Second District Congressman said.

Aug 1, 2003 Press Release

U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop has announced the following federal grants and funding allocations for recipients in Georgia’s Second Congressional District, which covers a widespread area of southwest Georgia:

Issues:
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.

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

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

U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop is holding a “Town Meeting” at the Columbus Technical College on Monday, August 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to assist faith-based organizations interested in providing federally funded community services.

Jul 1, 2003 Press Release

U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop Wednesday (6/18) voted to permanently repeal the federal estate tax, which he says is "politically misguided, morally unjustifiable, and downright un-American."

Jul 1, 2003 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. The House Appropriations Committee has approved funding for four transportation-related community development projects in southwest Georgia, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop announced Friday (7/25).

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