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;
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.
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).
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."
WASHINGTON, D.C. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a rural development grant of $99,641 to Stewart-Webster Rural Health, Inc. for the purchase of dental equipment for the new Quitman County Learning Center/Dental Clinic, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop has announced.
The U.S. Department of Education has approved funding for Upward Bound programs based at three colleges in the Second Congressional District-- Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Andrew College in Cuthbert, and Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus-to prepare low income high school students for college, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop has announced.
WASHINGTON, D.C. The House Appropriations Committee has approved funding for four transportation-related community development projects in southwest Georgia, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop announced Friday (7/25).
Two fire departments in Georgia's Second Congressional Districts are among the first 219 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.