Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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May 14, 2010 Speech

 

On Friday, May 14, 2010, Congressman Bishop gave the following address as part of the weekly Congressional Black Caucus Message to America:

Hello.  I’m Congressman Sanford Bishop, of Georgia.  I want to speak to you about childhood obesity and its devastating impact on our communities.

May 12, 2010 Op Ed

(Published in the Bainbridge Post-Searchlight)

To The Editor:

Billy Smith’s May 8th letter to the editor, “Bill Was Rammed Through,” contains a number of inaccuracies that I would like to correct.

May 12, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) spoke last night at a dinner hosted by the National Military Family Association (NMFA) at the Georgetown University Hotel for a group of 150, including Military and Veteran members, leaders, advocacy groups, and families.

May 7, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA02) announced today that Georgia’s Second Congressional District has received $336,269,998 under the Recovery Act between February 17, 2009 and March 31, 2010. This amount represents a $62 million increase since December 31, 2009.

May 6, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) praised the work of educators to commemorate Teacher Appreciation Week, which is celebrated this year from May 3-7.

May 3, 2010 Congressional Record Statement

MR. BISHOP (GA). Madame Speaker, I am pleased to support this resolution to commemorate National Teacher Appreciation Week and to recognize the importance of teachers in ensuring that Americans receive a quality education.

May 3, 2010 Press Release

Cairo, GA - On Friday, April 30, 2010, Congressman Sanford Bishop met with officials from Grady County, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S.

May 2, 2010 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. Bishop (GA) – Madame Speaker, I am pleased to join Representatives McGovern and Emerson as an original co-sponsor of this bipartisan amendment, which affirms the intention of Congress to combat domestic childhood obesity and hunger in the interests of our national security.

May 1, 2010 Congressional Record Statement

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) issued the following statement on voting “no” on the amendment of Representative Patrick Murphy (D-PA) to H.R. 5136 – National Defense Authorization Act for FY2011 to repeal the current Department of Defense policy known as “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell:”

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.

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