Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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May 28, 2020 Press Release

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

May 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the deaths of 100,000 Americans from COVID-19:

May 19, 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 Coronavirus Food Assistance Program and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farmers to Families Food Box program:

May 15, 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 regarding the House passage of the fifth COVID-19 relief bill, The Heroes Act:

May 11, 2020 Press Release

COLUMBUS, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the investigation of the shooting of Georgia citizen, Ahmaud Arbery:

Apr 23, 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 regarding the passage of the fourth COVID-19 relief bill, H.R. 266:

Apr 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 upcoming reopening of Georgia’s businesses:

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

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