Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Jul 1, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. On Sunday, July 17, Congressman Sanford Bishop led a delegation of Georgians at the Washington National Cathedral where he served as Georgia’s flag-bearer during Georgia State Day, a worship service celebrating the people and leaders of the Peach State.

Jul 1, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop announced today that the Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (TEA-LU) contains $37,919,484 million over the next four years for projects in Georgia’s Second Congressional District.  The long-awaited transportation bill provides funding for the nation’s highways, public transportation and safety programs through FY09.

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Jun 1, 2005 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee announced that the fiscal year 2006 Agricultural Appropriations Bill contains more than $6.8 million in research and conservation programs for Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District.

Jun 1, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee announced the fiscal year 2006 Department of Defense Appropriations Act could potentially mean more than $30 million for defense related projects in Georgia’s Second Congressional District.

Jun 1, 2005 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced that more than a dozen 2nd District Projects were included in the House passed version of the FY’06 Science and Departments of State, Justice, Commerce, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.

May 1, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford Bishop’s request for funding was granted when the FY’05 Supplemental Appropriations Conference funding included more then $518 million (MCLB) for the Marine Corps’ Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) program, which includes new funds to retrofit armored vehicles being used in operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.  It is expected that approximately 350 LAV’s will be re

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May 1, 2005 Press Release

Stephanie Shopp, a senior at Deerfield-Windsor School is the winner of the 2005 Congressional Art Competition in Georgia’s Second District, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop announced today. The winning entry, entitled “Hands” will be displayed for one year at the U.S. Capitol, along with the winning entries from other Congressional districts across the country.

May 1, 2005 Press Release

ALBANY, GA.  Upon receiving the much-anticipated list of bases scheduled for realignment and closure (BRAC), Congressman Bishop announced that the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) located in Albany, Georgia will remain open.

May 1, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee announced that $500,000 was included in the fiscal year 2006 Department of the Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill (H.R.

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