Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Media Center

Oct 15, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) today announced his support for legislation to provide Social Security recipients with a one-time $250 payment. The legislation (H.R.

Oct 5, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement on the tragic accident in Early County:

Sep 29, 2010 Op Ed

Congress has adjourned until after the November elections without casting a vote on a concern vital to the nation’s economic recovery – extending tax relief to all Americans.  I am extremely disappointed that given the delicate state of the economy, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi did not schedule a vote on this important issue. 

Issues:
Sep 24, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) voted to support the Senate-passed version of H.R. 5297, the Small Business Jobs Act.

Sep 22, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) today signed onto a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Sander Levin urging that the U.S. House of Representatives extend the Bush 2003 tax rates on dividends and long-term capital gains.

Issues:
Sep 17, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement on the USDA announcement this week of the USDA 2009 Disaster Assistance program, which exclusively covers upland cotton, rice, soybeans, and sweet potatoes.

Sep 16, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) today sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Sander Levin urging that any legislation the U.S. House of Representatives considers extending the Bush 2001 and 2003 tax cuts will include substantial estate tax relief.

Sep 8, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) today announced he will host a Town Hall Meeting with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson. The Town Hall Meeting will be held Friday, September 10, 2010, at South Georgia Technical College, Pope Center, 900 South Technical Parkway – Americus, Georgia 31709, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Sep 2, 2010 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. Bishop (GA) – Madame Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to a brave sailor, dedicated citizen, and a great American, U.S. Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer David Blake McLendon, who gave his life for his country.

Sep 2, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) today announced today that an additional $500,000 in financial assistance has been approved for the Agricultural Water Enhancement Program (AWEP) in the Lower Flint River Basin project.

Pages