Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Mar 1, 2008 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madame Speaker, I rise today to recognize and commend a company that has made Columbus, GA, the Second Congressional District of Georgia and the United States proud.  Aflac, Inc., a company that epitomizes corporate citizenship and responsibility towards its employees, recently was named by Forbes magazine to their Platinum 400 List of America’s Best Big Companies.

Mar 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop, Representative for Georgia’s Second Congressional District, today announced that Open Arms, Inc.

Mar 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop, Representative for Georgia’s Second Congressional District, today announced that Communities in Schools (CIS), Albany/ Dougherty, Inc., a dropout prevention organization, will receive a $199,544 grant from the United States Department of Education.

Mar 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives agreed to extend until April 18, 2008 the current farm policy pending negotiations of a new Farm bill. This follows two prior extensions of the 2002 Farm bill which was meant to expire on September 30, 2007.

Mar 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop (D-GA), along with Congressmen Steve Buyer (R-IN), Gene Taylor (D-MS), and Jeff Miller (R-FL), recently introduced HR 5609, a bill to provide 180 days of transitional health care for soldiers in the United States Military who choose to voluntarily separate from active duty and join the Selected Reserves (SELRES).

Feb 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop today released the following statement on the President’s budget:

Feb 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia voided a 2003 agreement between the state of Georgia and the Army Corps of Engineers which allowed the state 65% more water out of Lake Lanier for use in metro Atlanta.

Jan 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop, Representative of Georgia’s Second Congressional District, today voted in favor of the HOPE VI Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2007 which will revitalize distressed community housing through an $800 million-per-year investment over the next eight years.

Jan 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop today announced he is an original co-sponsor of the Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Act. The legislation, which was introduced yesterday in the U.S.

Jan 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop released the following statement in response to the President’s State of the Union address:

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