Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Sep 1, 2003 Press Release

The U.S. Justice Department has awarded funding to four counties in the Second Congressional District under the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program to help defray costs associated with the incarceration of criminal illegal aliens, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop announced.

Aug 1, 2003 Press Release

The following is a listing of Congressman Bishop’s District engagements for the week of August 3, 2003:

Wednesday, August 6, 2003

10:30 a.m., Cuthbert, Albany Technical College Adult Literacy Center, 109 Court Street, to tour the facilities and receive briefing on their efforts to promote literacy in Southwest Georgia;

Aug 1, 2003 Press Release

Five fire departments in Georgia's Second Congressional Districts are among the most recent grants to be awarded nationwide under the new federal Assistance to Firefighter Grant program administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop announced.

Aug 1, 2003 Press Release

Representative Bishop is scheduled to present a number of medals, including the Bronze Star, earned by a World War II veteran from our area, but were never received. The Congressman helped retrieve the medals from the National Personnel Records Center.

Aug 1, 2003 Press Release

U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop has announced the following federal grants and funding allocations for recipients in Georgia’s Second Congressional District, which covers a widespread area of southwest Georgia:

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Aug 1, 2003 Press Release

U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop is holding a “Town Meeting” at the Columbus Technical College on Monday, August 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to assist faith-based organizations interested in providing federally funded community services.

Aug 1, 2003 Press Release

Thomas University has been awarded a $27,825 federal grant to draft a comprehensive plan for achieving its priority goals for the future, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop has announced.

The funding is provided under the U.S. Department of Education’s Strengthening Institutions Program, the Second District Congressman said.

Jul 1, 2003 Press Release

U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop Wednesday (6/18) voted to permanently repeal the federal estate tax, which he says is "politically misguided, morally unjustifiable, and downright un-American."

Jul 1, 2003 Press Release

Washington D.C. - U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop says a number of crucial education and health care programs are severely under-funded in an appropriations bill narrowly passed by the House of Representatives.

Jul 1, 2003 Press Release

The House-passed $369.1 billion Defense Appropriations Bill contains $41.4 million for work on projects that will be done at military bases and by manufacturers located in Georgia’s Second Congressional District, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop said Wednesday (7/9).

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