Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Aug 4, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) today announced that the Windstream Corporation of Georgia will receive an award of over $5.1 million to extend its broadband network to provide broadband service to homes and businesses in Southwest Georgia currently not serviced with broadband. The project stands to benefit approximately 44,000 Georgians.

Aug 1, 2010 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. Bishop (GA). Madame Speaker, I rise today to honor Rev. Adolph Noble, Sr., of Bainbridge, Georgia, a man I am proud to call my friend and constituent. He is an accomplished public servant who has devoted his life to his family and his community.

Jul 29, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) today sent a letter to the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Representative Edolphus “Ed” Towns (NY-10), regarding the U.S. Postal Service operations transfer from the Columbus Customer Service Mail Processing Center to the Macon Processing and Distribution Center.

Jul 28, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) announced his support today for a series of bills aimed at increasing American manufacturing and job creation. The three bills introduced also will promote clean energy technology exports to create clean energy manufacturing jobs for Americans. The bills also establish a commission to study the U.S.

Jul 22, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) announced today that the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Unemployment Compensation Extension Act, H.R. 4213, by a vote of 272 to 152.

Jul 19, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr.

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Jul 16, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) has signed on to a letter, with fifty-eight (58) other members of the Democratic Caucus – mostly Blue Dogs, urging Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer to address federal deficit spending.

Jul 14, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) escorted Air Force Times Airman of the Year: MSgt Rodney C. Deese, II, of Columbus, Georgia, today at the 10th Annual Military Times Services Members of the Year Awards Ceremony, hosted by Rep. Gene Taylor (D-MS).

Jul 14, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) today announced that Calhoun County will receive a $75,000 grant through the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, part of the Department of Justice. The grant will allow Calhoun County to offer at-risk youth an opportunity to be mentored by senior citizens.

Jul 13, 2010 Op Ed

(Published in the Albany Herald)

Mr. Sellars should have looked farther than the title of the resolution and actually made some effort to understand it before writing his letter to the editor (EDITOR’S NOTE: “Bishop’s vote helps cut ethics oversight,” In My View letter by Jason Sellars of Cairo, July 8).

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