Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Feb 4, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) voted today with fellow Members of the fiscally conservative Democratic Blue Dog Coalition to send statutory “pay-as-you-go” (PAYGO) legislation to the president’s desk, a major step in the Blue Dog’s efforts to strengthen fiscal responsibility and bring the federal budget under control.

Feb 2, 2010 Press Release

Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr.’s issued the following statement on the FY2011 Agriculture Budget:

Jan 21, 2010 Press Release

Albany, Ga. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) on Thursday accepted the Georgia Peanut Commission’s “Work Horse” Award during the annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show at the Albany Civic Center.

Jan 14, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. released the following statement in response to the recent earthquake in Haiti:

Dec 16, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) voted today in favor of H.R. 2847, the Jobs for Main Street Act, which will create or save jobs in Georgia’s Second Congressional District and across the country with targeted investments for highways and transit, school renovation, hiring teachers, police, and firefighters, small business, job training and affordable housing.

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Dec 16, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) announced today that the House of Representatives approved H.R. 3326, the Fiscal Year 2010 Defense Appropriations bill, which completes the Appropriations Acts for Fiscal Year 2010 (FY2010). The bill includes more than $29.6 million in funding for Georgia’s Second Congressional District and the state of Georgia.

Dec 11, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) on Thursday was joined by his Georgia House and Senate colleagues to express concern with the Department of Labor’s recently proposed changes to the H-2A Visa program, which allows foreign nationals entry into the United State for temporary or seasonal agricultural work.

Dec 10, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) announced today that the House of Representatives approved H.R.

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Dec 9, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) announced today that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded $1,208,700 in grant funding for Southwest Georgia Health Care, Inc.

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Dec 6, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA02) announced today that the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Chattahoochee Trace National Heritage Corridor Act.

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