Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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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).

Jul 11, 2010 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. Bishop (GA) – Madame Speaker, I rise today to honor Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church in Albany, Georgia which has served as a tower of strength for the people of the Second Congressional District. The church was founded on July 11, 1920 in a small wooden house located at 627 Society Avenue under the noble leadership of the late Reverend Grant Edgar Hall.

Jul 2, 2010 Congressional Record Statement

Mr. Bishop (GA) - Madame Speaker, I rise in favor of HR 4899, the Supplemental Appropriations for FY 2010.

Jul 2, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) announced today that the House of Representatives passed by a vote of 239 to 182, H.R. 4899, the Supplemental Appropriations bill for FY 2010.

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