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.
Bishop receives gavel as president of Washington, D.C. service club
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.
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.
WASHINGTON, DC. Congressman Sanford Bishop released the following statement in response to President Bush’s State of the Union Address.
Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced that the fiscal year 2007 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations bill includes funding for $1,525,000 in projects in the Second Congressional District.
Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee, is pleased to announce that the full Appropriations Committee has approved language that directs a federal study on the impact of BRAC on Columbus-area schools, and other communities similarly impacted.
Washington, D.C. Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop will argue for the inclusion of his "Healthy Troops"Act, as an amendment to the Defense Authorization Bill (H.R. 5122). Introduced last as H.R. 4346 in the 108th Congress, the Healthy Troops amendment clarifies Congress' 1997 mandate (PL 105-85, 10 U.S.C.
Washington , D.C. - Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee announced that the fiscal year 2007 Agricultural Appropriations Bill contains more than $6.6 million in research and conservation programs for Georgia ’s 2nd Congressional District.