Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Apr 6, 2020 Press Release

ALBANY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) announced the new electronic submission process for high school students from Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District who are interested in participating in the 38th Annual Congressional Art Competition.

Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, it is with a heavy heart and
solemn remembrance that I rise today to pay tribute to a talented
tailor, dedicated husband, loving father, and dear friend of
longstanding--Mr. Benjamin ``Ben'' Evans. Sadly, Ben passed away on
Thursday, January 2, 2020. His funeral service will be held on
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, it is with a heavy heart and
solemn remembrance that I rise to pay tribute to a great man and dear
friend of longstanding, Mr. Larry N. Wofford. Larry passed away on
Tuesday, December 3, 2019, and a funeral service will be held on
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, I thank the gentleman for
yielding, and I thank my colleagues for this Special Order giving
tribute to a good and great man.
 
Winston Churchill once said, ``You make your living by what you get.
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor an
outstanding Man of God, a devoted spiritual leader, and dear friend of
longstanding, Reverend Roosevelt Carter, I, who retired from his role
as Senior Pastor of First Monumental Faith Ministries in Albany, Georgia after
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I am very saddened to hear
Congressman Conyers passed away. He was a champion for racial equality
and changed Congress for the better by co-founding the Congressional
Black Caucus. John was a powerful and effective legislator who never
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for
yielding.
 
Truly, this is the day that the Lord has made. In spite of the fact
that our hearts are heavy, we must rejoice and be glad in it because we
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor a
strategic thinker, a great motivational speaker, an excellent
entrepreneur, a man of God, a friend of longstanding, and my fraternity
brother, Dr. Cornelius W. Grant. Sadly, Dr. Grant passed away on
Saturday, September 28, 2019, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, I rise today to extend my
sincerest congratulations and Happy Birthday wishes to a true man of
God and public servant, Mr. Robert F. Kelley, Sr., who celebrated his
100th birthday on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. He celebrated this
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
(Mr. BISHOP of Georgia asked and was given permission to address the
House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.)

Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor the life of
my constituent and friend of longstanding, Hilton Ray Segler. On July

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