Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Mar 1, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr., a Member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced that the full House of Representatives passed the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Health, and Iraq Accountability Act by a vote of 218 to 212. Congressman Bishop voted for the bill.

Mar 1, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. announced today that the House of Representatives has approved its Fiscal Year 2008 budget resolution. Congressman Bishop supported the legislation, which was approved by the House of Representatives by a vote of 216 to 210.

Feb 6, 2007 Op Ed

I support the troops, their families, and those who have sacrificed so much in this war. And, as a member of the Defense Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee, I am committed to making sure our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan get everything they need -- every dollar, every dime, and every penny.

Feb 1, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop, Jr., of Georgia’s Second Congressional District released the following statement on the passing of fellow Georgian,  Congressman Charlie Norwood of Georgia’s Tenth Congressional District:

Jan 1, 2007 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor a company that has done much for the 2nd Congressional District of Georgia, Flowers Foods, recently named by Forbes magazine as one of the best managed companies in America.

Jan 1, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Georgia’s Second Congressional District Representative Sanford Bishop, Member of the House Committee on Appropriations, today won appointments to join three subcommittees – Defense, Agriculture, and Military Construction/ Veterans Affairs.

Jan 1, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. On Thursday, the President will travel to Fort Benning, Georgia, to have lunch with the troops and watch a military weapons demonstration. Representative Sanford Bishop, U.S. Congressman from Georgia’s Second District which includes Fort Benning, has been asked to join President Bush on the visit.

Jan 1, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop voted to improve access to affordable medicines by voting for legislation which requires the Department of Health and Human Services to negotiate with drug companies for lower drug prices for Medicare beneficiaries.

The House passed the bill this afternoon by a vote of 255 to 170.