Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Media Center

Jun 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington – U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop today applauded the passage of a revised version of the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill which includes $350 million to replace Martin Army Community Hospital at Fort Benning.  Bishop noted that the latest version of the bill was negotiated and supported by Democratic and Republican leaders and the White House.

Jun 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford Bishop announced today he has secured $855,000 for Hydrillia control at Jim Woodruff Lock and Dam on Lake Seminole. The funding was included in the FY 2009 Energy and Water Appropriations bill approved yesterday by the House Appropriations Committee, of which Bishop is a member.

Jun 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – A bill that includes over $1.25 million secured by Congressman Sanford Bishop for seventeen Second District organizations gained the approval of the powerful House Appropriations Committee yesterday.

May 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop today released the following statement on the House - Senate conference committee agreement on the Farm bill:

“Through months of veto threats and game playing by the White House, the Farm bill conference committee members managed to stand their ground and craft a bipartisan agreement on this bill.

May 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford Bishop yesterday backed a bipartisan Farm bill that invests in improved nutrition, conservation, renewable energy and farm programs.

May 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop today announced that the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill, which was taken up today in the U.S. House of Representatives, provides $350 million to replace Martin Army Community Hospital (MACH) at Fort Benning.

May 1, 2008 Press Release

Encourages experienced service members to join the Selected Reserves by providing 180 days of free health coverage

Apr 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed HJ Res 70, honoring the 100th Anniversary of the Army Reserve, which will be formally celebrated on April 23.

Apr 1, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The United States Chamber of Commerce today presented  Representative Sanford Bishop, Jr. (D-GA-02) with its prestigious Spirit of Enterprise Award for his support of pro-growth legislation during the second session of the 110th Congress.

Pages