Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Apr 9, 2010 Press Release

Reynolds, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) today presented a check to Flint Cable, celebrating a Federal broadband investment totaling $8,191,826. Funding for Flint Cable, and other broadband projects around the country, was provided through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, commonly called, “The Stimulus bill,” which was signed into law in February of 2009.

Apr 8, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) yesterday responded to a request from the Mayor’s Office to appeal to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for a 60-day deferment for the city to repay more than $374,000 to HUD due April 9, 2010. These funds were originally allocated for the Cutliff Grove Family Resource Center, Inc.

Apr 6, 2010 Press Release

Albany, Ga. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) today announced that Sara Barge of Deerfield Windsor in Albany, GA is the winner of the 2010 Congressional Art Competition. Barge’s colored pencil work, “untitled,” will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol, along with the winning entries from other Congressional districts across the country.

Mar 23, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) today praised the immediate benefits of health care reform following the bill’s White House signing ceremony. Bishop attended this morning’s ceremony.

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Mar 22, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) today sent a response to Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue following the Governor’s March 18, 2010, letter expressing his concern about the health care reform legislation.

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Mar 21, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the health care reform legislation:

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Mar 19, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) today announced his support for the final health care reform legislation that will come before the House for a vote on Sunday, March 21.

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Mar 8, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) today unveiled his redesigned Congressional Web site. The new site, which boasts a user-friendly layout and interactive new features, can be accessed at the same URL: https://bishop.house.gov.

Mar 5, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) today announced that Flint Cable TV of Reynolds, Ga., was awarded a $4,095,913 loan and $4,095,913 grant by the Department of Agriculture for a broadband infrastructure project to improve economic and educational opportunities to rural Southwest Georgia communities.

Mar 4, 2010 Press Release

Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. released the following statement regarding the status of health care reform:

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