Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Feb 1, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC. Congressman Sanford Bishop released the following statement in response to President Bush’s State of the Union Address.

Feb 1, 2005 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This afternoon, Congressman Sanford Bishop introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives honoring Ossie Davis who passed away Friday, February 4, 2005.

Feb 1, 2005 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford Bishop released the following statement regarding President Bush’s proposed Fiscal Year 2006 budget:

Feb 1, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. This afternoon-only days after the Administration’s budget was delivered to Congress-Congressman Bishop joined his colleagues on the Blue Dog Coalition in introducing a 12-step reform plan to put an end to the President’s runaway deficit spending.

Feb 1, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. This afternoon Congressman Bishop was appointed to the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Homeland Security as well as the newly formed, Subcommittee on Military Quality Of Life and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies.

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Nov 1, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  Yesterday, Congressman Sanford Bishop signed a petition that would force the entire House of Representatives to consider a proposal that would give the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the power to negotiate lower prescription drug prices on behalf of seniors enrolled in Medicare.  This provision was eliminated from the Republican Medicare legisla

Oct 1, 2004 Press Release

Defense Authorization Act focuses on Force Protection and Personnel Benefits

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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, DC—This afternoon, Congressman Sanford Bishop joined his colleagues in introducing the “Protection of Family Farmers Act of 2004,” which if enacted would extend authorization of Chapter 12 of the bankruptcy code.  Chapter 12 provides a valuable bankruptcy option that allows struggling family farmers to reorganize their debt and protect their farms.

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