Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Sep 1, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Standing up for the traditional definition of marriage, Congressman Sanford Bishop this afternoon voted in favor of the “Marriage Protection Amendment” (H.J. Res 106), which if enacted would amend the U.S. Constitution to recognize marriage solely as the union between one man and one woman.

Sep 1, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Last night the Dougherty High Chorale received an overwhelming reception for their performance at the Gospel Extravaganza held at the Washington Convention Center. The gospel concert is a highlight of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference which is holding it 34th session this week.

Sep 1, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today Congressman Sanford Bishop was proud to announce that Valdosta Technical College will receive $49,474 from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to implement the “Road Map to Success” project.

Jul 1, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  Congressman Sanford Bishop today reiterated his support for a Federal Constitutional Amendment limiting the definition of marriage as a union between a man and a woman. He also voted against the misnamed “Marriage Protection Act of 2004” (H.R.

Jul 1, 2004 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop, member of the Military Construction Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that the House of Representatives passed the Military Construction Appropriations spending bill (HR 4837) for fiscal year 2005, which contains $282,746,000 for projects in the state of Georgia.

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Jul 1, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  Congressman Sanford Bishop offered the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s Monday ruling that the phrase “under God” may remain in the Pledge of Allegiance as recited in public school classrooms:

Jun 1, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.   Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop helped move forward a bill that contains $9.6 Billion to fund a buyout for U.S. tobacco farmers.

Jun 1, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.   Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop helped move forward a bill that contains $9.6 Billion to fund a buyout for U.S. tobacco farmers.

May 1, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.   In response to the Defense Department’s ongoing violation of a 1997 law, Congressman Sanford Bishop introduced the Healthy Troops Act of 2004; which, if enacted, would guarantee that all service members receive a clinical medical examination before and after deployment.

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