Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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May 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Chairman of the U.S.

May 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, released the following statement regarding the subcommittee's passage of its Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 spending bill:

May 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, released the following statement after House passage of H.R. 987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act.

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May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) supported H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act, to block the Trump Administration’s dangerous October 2018 guidance that gives states the ability to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s critical protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions. 

May 10, 2019 Press Release

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May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related agencies spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives and led the second disaster bill, H.R. 2157 to passage in the House.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA) and Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) introduced the Faster Treatments and Cures for Eye Diseases Act H.R.

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Apr 22, 2019 Press Release

FORT VALLEY, GA — Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA) Chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies visited Fort Valley State University to tour agricultural research projects and observe a demonstration of drone use in agriculture.

Apr 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) marked 100 days since the new House Democratic Majority was sworn in on January 3rd, highlighting swift legislative progress on core pillars of House Democrats’ For The People legislative agenda.  

Apr 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) Chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies issued the following statement after the House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M.

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