Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Nov 17, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – In the Book of Ecclesiastes, it is written “for every thing there is a season.” After prayerful reflection and numerous conversations with constituents who both supported and opposed my re-election, it is with a heavy heart that I have concluded that Speaker Pelosi’s season has passed.

Nov 15, 2010 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. Bishop (GA) – Madame Speaker, I rise today to honor Tommy Irvin an accomplished public servant and a personal friend.  He is retiring after devoting over forty years to his state and country, serving as the Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture.

Nov 12, 2010 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. Bishop (GA) - Madame Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to a brave soldier, a dedicated citizen of Thomasville, Georgia, and a great American, U.S. Army Specialist Shannon “Chanen” Chihuahua, who selflessly gave his life while serving his country in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

Nov 3, 2010 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. Bishop (GA) – Madame Speaker, I rise today to recognize and honor a man of great faith, a man who has given much to his community while serving as a model citizen, father, and apostle of the word of God, Pastor Stephen Stallworth.

Oct 28, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) today presented a check for $6.2 million to Valley Healthcare Systems, Inc. (VHSI). The funds were awarded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

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Oct 15, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) today announced his support for legislation to provide Social Security recipients with a one-time $250 payment. The legislation (H.R.

Oct 5, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement on the tragic accident in Early County:

Sep 29, 2010 Op Ed

Congress has adjourned until after the November elections without casting a vote on a concern vital to the nation’s economic recovery – extending tax relief to all Americans.  I am extremely disappointed that given the delicate state of the economy, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi did not schedule a vote on this important issue. 

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Sep 24, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) voted to support the Senate-passed version of H.R. 5297, the Small Business Jobs Act.

Sep 22, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) today signed onto a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Sander Levin urging that the U.S. House of Representatives extend the Bush 2003 tax rates on dividends and long-term capital gains.

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