Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Feb 19, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Georgia’s Democratic Congressional delegation has selected an informal panel to advise the delegation regarding Presidential appointments to selected judgeships on the district courts, U.S. Attorneys, and U.S. Marshals in Georgia.

Feb 1, 2009 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. Bishop (GA). Madame Speaker, once again the month of February is upon us and we take a moment to look back. We look back and remember the fighters, the marchers, and the dreamers. We look back and remember those who marched on when they were told to stand down, and who remained seated when they were told to get up.

Jan 20, 2009 Op Ed

Just a few short years ago, who would have thought our next president’s name would be Barack Obama?  Who would have thought that an African American man born in Hawaii with a mother from Kansas and a father from Kenya would become the leader of the free world?  President-elect Obama’s story is one that defies all odds.   It is a story of overcoming adversity and persevering against doubt.  It t

Jan 5, 2009 Press Release

U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop issued the following statement after learning of the passing of Griffin Bell, the longtime Judge and former U.S. Attorney General:

Oct 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop announced today that legislation which will provide 180 days of transitional health care to service members who separate honorably from active duty and agree to serve in the National Guard or Selected Reserve will soon become law.

Sep 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C.– Congressman Sanford Bishop today reminded Southwest Georgia farmers of an important upcoming deadline for disaster assistance programs.

Sep 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop today issued the following statement on the economic crisis currently facing the nation:

Sep 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – With the October 15 deadline to file a 2007 income tax return fast approaching, Congressman Bishop today urged his constituents to take the necessary steps to ensure they receive their economic stimulus payments.