Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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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.

Jan 1, 2007 Press Release

Bishop receives gavel as president of Washington, D.C. service club

Jan 1, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop, along with a bi-partisan delegation from Georgia, held a meeting with a group of Congressmen and staffers from several key offices within the House of Representatives responsible for the fate of Georgia’s PeachCare for Kids health care program.

Jan 1, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Today, the House of Representatives passed a bill which Congressman Sanford Bishop supported reforming the Congressional page program. The measure improves oversight of the Page Program by requiring regular meetings of the Page Board and makes the Page Board fully bipartisan, comprised of 2 Democrats and 2 Republicans.