Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Nov 11, 2009 Speech

Congressman Bishop delivered the following remarks for Veterans Day on Wednesday, November 11, 2009:

Good morning! It’s great to be with you today – thank you for inviting me. Today we come together as American people to honor our veterans, thanking those who have worn our nation’s uniform and remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

Nov 7, 2009 Press Release

“After months of studying the various proposals, listening to feedback from my constituents on both sides of the issue in town hall meetings, informal discussions, letters, e-mails and faxes, and after prayerful reflection, I concluded that I must support the health care reform legislation,” Bishop said.

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Nov 6, 2009 Press Release

Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) and Congresswoman Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (WA-05), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Military Families Caucus, issued the following statement regarding Thursday’s shootings at Fort Hood:

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Nov 4, 2009 Speech

On Wednesday, November 4, 2009, Congressman Bishop delivered the following remarks at the launch event for the Congressional Military Family Caucus:

Nov 4, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) today joined with House colleagues to officially launch the newly-formed and bipartisan Congressional Military Family Caucus. Bishop, whose district includes Fort Benning and the Marine Corps Logistic Base – Albany, will serve as co-Chair of the Caucus along with Rep.

Nov 1, 2009 Congressional Record Statement

MR. BISHOP (GA). Madame Speaker, after months of studying the various proposals, listening to feedback from my constituents on both sides of the issue in town hall meetings, informal discussions, letters, e-mails and faxes, and after prayerful reflection, I concluded that I must support the health care reform legislation.

Oct 29, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) announced today that the House of Representatives voted to approve the Fiscal Year 2010 Interior & Environment Appropriations conference report. The bill includes $6.3 million in funding for projects in Georgia’s Second Congressional District.

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Oct 26, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) announced today that the House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 1471, legislation to expand the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in Plains, Ga. Congressman Bishop introduced the bipartisan legislation earlier this year.

Oct 14, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved a $100,000 grant for the Golden Triangle Resource Conservation and Development Area to establish lending programs for household water wells in rural Southwest Georgia.

Oct 7, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) announced today that the House of Representatives voted to approve the Fiscal Year 2010 Agriculture Appropriations conference report. The bill includes more than $5.2 million ($5,223,000) in funding for projects in Georgia’s Second Congressional District.

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