Washington, D.C. - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted upon legislation to reauthorize the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) and provide health care to 10 million children, including 470,000 Georgia children. The vote followed last week’s failed veto override of another version of the legislation.
It might surprise many Georgians that, despite unprecedented job growth in the Atlanta area over the past 15 years, agriculture is Georgia’s largest industry, and still 1 out of 7 Georgians works in agriculture, forestry, or a related sector, according to the Georgia Farm Bureau.
Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop, Representative of Georgia’s Second Congressional District, today announced that the full House of Representatives passed the Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2007. The legislation aims to help communities better prepare for and mitigate the effects of catastrophic flooding.
Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop today announced that the full House of Representatives approved the fiscal year (FY) 2008 Agriculture Appropriations bill. The bill includes more than $11 million for research, conservation, housing, and rural programs throughout the 2nd Congressional District and Georgia.
Washington, D.C. Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop announced that the Appropriations Committee of the U.S.
Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced that the fiscal year (FY) 2008 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations bill, passed last night by the full House of Representatives, included $1,000,000 for a number of critically important projects throughout the Second Congressional District of Georgia.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Through a concerted effort with representatives of the peanut industry, Congressmen Sanford Bishop (D-Georgia), Allen Boyd (D-North Florida), Jim Marshall (D-Georgia), and John Barrow (D-Georgia) today announced the inclusion of the new Peanut Environmental Resource Stewardship (PERS) Program in the 2007 Farm bill, which passed today in the U.S.