Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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May 1, 2010 Op Ed

(Published in the Bainbridge Post-Searchlight)

To The Editor:

I am grateful for the opportunity to respond to and correct the numerous false assertions of the Letter to the Editor written by Lake Adams, which appeared in the Saturday, April 24 edition of the Bainbridge Post-Searchlight.

Apr 30, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs will start taking applications May 1st for The Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship, which Congress passed and was signed into law last year.

Apr 30, 2010 Press Release

Blakely, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) today addressed health care professionals and guests at the Early County Department of Health Open House and toured the newly renovated facility.

Apr 29, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) issued a statement today regarding the decision by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to make employer-provided health coverage for adult children under the age of 27 tax-free for Georgians.

Apr 25, 2010 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. Bishop (GA) – Madame Speaker, I rise today to recognize the importance of World Malaria Day, which will be commemorated this year on April 25th.

Apr 21, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) stressed the importance of World Malaria Day, which will be commemorated this year on April 25th.

Apr 20, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford Bishop issued the following statement on the passing of Dr. Dorothy Irene Height:

“I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of my dear friend and neighbor, Dr. Dorothy Irene Height. Dr. Height, throughout her life, worked tirelessly for civil rights and women’s rights; and her impact on both is unparalleled.

Apr 18, 2010 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. Bishop (GA). Madame Speaker, I rise today to honor Luke Bryan, of Leesburg, Georgia, who won the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Award for Top New Artist on Sunday, April 18th in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Apr 16, 2010 Press Release

Atlanta, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) today accepted the Georgia State Association Civil Liberties Award at the annual Georgia State Association of Elks’ Civil Liberties Luncheon.

The award is given annually to the keynote speaker at the Luncheon, and Congressman Bishop was honored for his distinguished service to Georgia’s Second Congressional District. 

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