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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP CONNECTS WITH MILITARY FAMILIES

By   /  November 7, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet HOLDS ISSUE-BASED SUMMIT LINKING FAMILIES WITH RESOURCES, ANSWERS COLUMBUS, GA – Today, Wednesday, November 6, 2013, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Co-chair of the Congressional Military Family Caucus (CMFC) and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies hosted a Military Family Summit for over 200 [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP WORKS TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO GEORGIA WATER RESOURCES

By   /  October 24, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to he Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) worked to improve access to Georgia water resources by supporting the bipartisan passage of H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRDA). The legislation includes provisions authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to start work on the [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT REGARDING BUDGET DEAL

By   /  October 17, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement regarding the recent bipartisan passage of a temporary budget deal (Senate Amendments to H.R. 2775) to avert disaster by re-funding government services until January 15, 2014 and avoiding default by extending the borrowing limit of the United States until February 7, [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON TEMPORARY HEALTH ISSUE

By   /  October 11, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – In order to keep citizens of the 2nd Congressional District fully informed, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding what is expected to be a temporary, yet serious, health issue: “During the summer, I noticed a small lump in my neck near my [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP WORKS TO REINSTATE SURVIVOR BENEFITS FOR FALLEN SERVICE MEMBERS’ FAMILIES

By   /  October 9, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet CO-SPONSORS THE FALLEN HEROES AND FAMILIES ASSISTANCE ACT WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, Rep. Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA), Co-Chair of the Congressional Military Family Caucus, stood up for military families by joining Rep. Ron Barber (D-AZ), Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Rep. Christopher Gibson (R-NY), Rep. Danny Heck (D-WA), Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA), Rep. Gwen Moore [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STANDS UP FOR OUR NATION’S FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

By   /  October 6, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop (GA-02) stood up for our nation’s furloughed federal employees and voted in favor of H.R. 3223, the Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act. The bill would retroactively compensate Federal employees furloughed as a result of the government shutdown, which began on October 1, 2013. “Our nation’s [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP CELEBRATES TIRED CREEK LAKE PROJECT GROUNDBREAKING

By   /  August 21, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet CAIRO, GA – Tuesday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) celebrated the official groundbreaking of the Tired Creek lake project in Grady County. Joined by the Grady County Commissioners, county officials, constituents, and fishing enthusiasts, Congressman Bishop marked the occasion as a great milestone, having personally been involved with the Tired Creek project for [...]

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Rep. Sanford D. Bishop, Jr., Addresses Georgia VFW and LAVFW Fall Conference, Veterans Express Support

By   /  October 10, 2012  /  Politics  /   Comments

Rep. Bishop addresses members and leadership of the Georgia Veterans of Foreign Wars

Tweet ALBANY, Ga.—On Saturday, October 6, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr., addressed the members and leadership of the Georgia Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (LAVFW) at their annual Fall Conference in Macon. Mickey Rogers, president of the LAVFW, introduced Rep. Bishop to her members, saying [...]

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BISHOP HONORED FOR SUPPORT OF DEFENSE BUSINESS COMMUNITY

By   /  October 4, 2012  /  Politics  /   Comments

Congressman Sanford Bishop receives the Distinguished Service Award from the American Logistics Association (ALA)

Tweet Staff Reports WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member on the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veteran Affairs, and Related Agencies as well as the Co-Chair of the Congressional Military Family Caucus was awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the American Logistics Association (ALA).

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BISHOP STATEMENT ON 9/11 ANNIVERSARY

By   /  September 11, 2012  /  Press Releases  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Special to The Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement today to commemorate the 11th anniversary of 9/11: “As a nation, we remember the pain 9/11 has brought upon our homeland. The shock of an unprovoked attack, the outrage against known perpetrators, the shared sadness at the [...]

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