Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Mar 1, 2005 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Sanford Bishop announced today that a $200,700 Assistance to Firefighters Grant has been awarded to Newton-Baker Fire and Rescue by the Department of Homeland Security.

“I am very pleased to be able to announce that these funds will go towards the much needed purchase of a new firefighting vehicle for Baker County,” said Congressman Bishop.

Mar 1, 2005 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford Bishop released the following statement regarding today’s passage of the 2005 Budget Resolution:

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Mar 1, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  Yesterday Congressman Sanford Bishop joined his colleagues on the House Appropriations Committee in passing the FY05 Defense Appropriation’s bill, which includes more the $196.87 million for defense projects in the second congressional district.  $132.7 million will go to the Albany Marine Corps Logistics Base for the development and retrofitting of Amphibious Assault Vehicles

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

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