Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Jan 8, 2021 Press Release

COLUMBUS, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement after the death of U.S Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick:

Jan 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement after the Capitol was occupied by Trump supporters on January 6, 2021 in an attempt to stop the certification of the electoral votes from the 2020 Presidential election:

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Dec 22, 2020 Press Release

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

Dec 21, 2020 Press Release

COLUMBUS, GA – 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 passage of H.R. 133, the emergency COVID-19 relief and the FY21 funding bill by the full U.S House of Representatives:

Dec 19, 2020 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 after receiving a briefing from FDA Commissioner Hahn and the Director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Dr.

Dec 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement after receiving the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine:

Dec 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement after the full U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5472, the Jimmy Carter National Historical Park Resignation Act. Congressman Bishop is the original sponsor of H.R. 5472 and the bill is supported by the entire Georgia delegation:

Dec 4, 2020 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 after the passage of H.R.

Dec 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Dean of the Georgia Congressional Delegation, released the following statement after Congressman Kwanza Hall (GA-05) was sworn in to serve the remainder of Congressman John Lewis’ term in the 116th Congress:

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Dec 1, 2020 Press Release

COLUMBUS, GA – 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 in support of Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) as a candidate for the Secretary of Agriculture in the Biden Administration:

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