Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Jun 22, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) today received a letter from Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood, stating that the Department of Transportation (DOT) will not ban peanuts from airplanes.

Jun 22, 2010 Press Release

Roberta, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) reaffirmed his unwavering commitment to farmers and the agricultural industry in his remarks at Cooley Farms, Saturday, June 19, as part of the Crawford County Young Farmers Association’s 2010 Summer Tour.

Jun 21, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) today called for the Senate to move forward to pass the American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act of 2010, commonly known as the Tax Extenders bill.

Jun 17, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) today announced that the Department of Labor (DoL) has granted an extension of the CAA MilSpouse program to the 700 spouses at Fort Benning, with $2.8 million in tuition assistance.

Jun 16, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) today attended a joint Congressional briefing hosted by the Military Family Caucus for the release of the National Military Family Association’s and the RAND Corporation’s groundbreaking study examining the impact of deployment on military families.

Jun 16, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) today sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Ronald Kirk urging him to support the Georgia Poultry industry.

Congressman Bishop reminded Ambassador Kirk that the State of Georgia is the nation’s number one poultry exporter, with over $555 million of poultry exported from the state annually.

Jun 10, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) today sent a letter to Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood, urging him to cease the proposed ban of peanuts on airplanes.

Jun 10, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) today announced that Medicare will begin to mail $250 ‘donut hole’ checks to tens of thousands of senior citizens starting today. Under the recently enacted Health Reform law, seniors who fall in the “donut hole” coverage gap in 2010 will receive this one-time tax-free $250 rebate check.

Jun 3, 2010 Press Release

Albany, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) today issued the following statement in response to the suggested Department of Transportation Airplane Peanut Ban:

Jun 2, 2010 Press Release

Columbus, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) today presented Major General Jerry A. White (Retired) with the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Patriot Award at the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center in Columbus, GA. General White’s experience includes over 30 years in the U.S. Army and over 15 years as a leader in the U.S. military community.

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