Columbus, GA. - Today, ConAgra Foods. Inc. announced that it will renovate and install new state-of-the-art equipment before it reopens the Sylvester, GA facility where its recalled peanut butter products were produced. Additionally, it has created a new executive position, Vice President of Global Foods Safety, to bring additional focus and leadership to the area of product safety and design.
WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr., Representative from Georgia’s Second Congressional District, announced that the U.S. House of Representatives approved by a vote of 394 to 25 the Water Resources Development Act (or WRDA).
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madame Speaker, I rise today to recognize and commend a company that has made Columbus, GA, the Second Congressional District of Georgia and the United States proud. Synovus, a diversified financial services holding company based in Columbus, GA, recently was named by Forbes magazine to their Platinum 400 List of America’s Best Big Companies.
WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, in the wake of a severe weather system that caused excessive rain, hail, and tornadoes resulting in numerous fatalities and structural damage to buildings, Governor Sonny Perdue declared a State of Emergency for the following second congressional district counties: Baker, Clay, Stewart, Sumter and Taylor.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford Bishop announced today that he is cosponsoring the Program for Real Energy Security or PROGRESS Act, which would initiate a major national effort to make our nation energy independent and advance our economic, national and environmental security.
Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford Bishop, a Member of the House Appropriations Committee announced that the proposed FY 2007 Supplemental Appropriations bill contains language to provide $74 million for the payment of storage, handling and other associated costs for the 2007 crop of peanuts.
WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr., a Member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced that the full House of Representatives passed the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Health, and Iraq Accountability Act by a vote of 218 to 212. Congressman Bishop voted for the bill.
Washington, D.C. Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. announced today that the House of Representatives has approved its Fiscal Year 2008 budget resolution. Congressman Bishop supported the legislation, which was approved by the House of Representatives by a vote of 216 to 210.
I support the troops, their families, and those who have sacrificed so much in this war. And, as a member of the Defense Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee, I am committed to making sure our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan get everything they need -- every dollar, every dime, and every penny.