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Congressman Bishop comments on 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

By   /  January 17, 2014  /  Politics  /   Comments

Rep. Sanford Bishop

Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, released the following statement regarding the passage of a government funding bill, the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill. Congressman Bishop voted in favor of [...]

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Congressman Bishop applauds new Cotton Board appointee

By   /  January 15, 2014  /  Politics  /   Comments

Rep. Sanford Bishop

Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (GA-02), member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, applauded the reappointment of James L. “Jimmy” Webb of Leary, Georgia, and the appointment of Benjamin R. Grimsley of Weston, Georgia as [...]

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Congressman Bishop welcomes new chair to USDA FSA Georgia State Committee

By   /  January 13, 2014  /  Politics  /   Comments

Rep. Sanford Bishop

Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (GA-02), member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies; Co-Chair of the Congressional Peanut Caucus; and Co-Chair of the Congressional Chicken Caucus welcomed Jerome Tucker as the new chair of the [...]

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Congressman Bishop Follow Up Statement on Temporary Health Issue

By   /  January 10, 2014  /  Politics  /   Comments

Rep. Sanford Bishop

Tweet Special to the Journal Washington, D.C. – In order to keep the citizens of the 2nd Congressional District fully informed, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the successful conclusion of his temporary health issue:

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT REGARDING VETERANS DAY

By   /  November 11, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

Rep. Sanford Bishop

Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies and Co-chair of the Congressional Military Family Caucus (CMFC), released a statement honoring our nation’s veterans in advance of the upcoming Veterans Day holiday.

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP ANNOUNCES $2.6 MILLION DOL GRANT FOR CENTRAL GEORGIA TECHNICAL COLLEGE

By   /  October 22, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

Rep. Sanford Bishop

Tweet Special to the Journal Macon, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement announcing the awarding of a new and continuing grant from the Department of Labor to assist Central Georgia Technical College in Macon, Georgia. A total of 57 grants were awarded throughout the United States through the [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT REGARDING THE CONTINUING RESOLUTION

By   /  September 30, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

Rep. Sanford Bishop

Tweet Special to the Journal Washington, D.C. – This morning, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop (GA-02), the Ranking Member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies opposed House Amendments to Senate Amendment to House Joint Resolution (H.J. Res.) 59, the Continuing Resolution for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014. The measure, [...]

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Congressman Bishop STATEMENT ON 9/11 ANNIVERSARY

By   /  September 11, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

Rep. Sanford Bishop

Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement today to commemorate the 12th anniversary of 9/11:

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP, DALE EARNHARDT JR., GEORGIA NATIONAL GUARD TO VISIT SHAW HIGH SCHOOL

By   /  August 30, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Rep. Sanford Bishop

Tweet COLUMBUS, GA – On Friday, August 30, 2013, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02); Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR driver of the No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet; and the Georgia National Guard will be visiting and speaking with students, faculty, and staff of Shaw High School. Congressman Bishop has been highly supportive of the relationship [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT REGARDING HOUSE VOTE ADDRESSING STUDENT LOAN RATES

By   /  August 2, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement today after the House, in a 392 to 31 bipartisan vote, passed the bipartisan Senate-passed legislation addressing student loan rates, which doubled on July 1st, sending the bill to the President’s desk for his signature. “This compromise not only brings relief [...]

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