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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP SENDS LETTER TO PRESIDENT CALLING FOR CONGRESSIONAL EXAMINATION OF NSA DATA COLLECTION PROGRAMS

By   /  July 30, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, July 26, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, JR (GA-02) and more than 153 members of the House Democratic Caucus sent the following letter to President Barack Obama, calling on the President to work with Congress to examine the operations of the National Security Agency (NSA) and consider amendments to existing [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP OFFERS TESTAMONY FOR USDA DEPUTY SECRETARY NOMINEE KRYSTA HARDEN

By   /  July 24, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

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Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, offered a testimony in favor of the nomination of USDA Deputy Secretary Nominee Krysta Harden at the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. A [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON FY 2014 MILCON/VA APPROPRIATIONS BILL

By   /  June 4, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to theJournal 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, issued the following statement regarding the start of floor debate on H.R. 2216, the FY 2014 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT REGARDING REMEMBERING OUR VETERANS ON MEMORIAL DAY

By   /  May 25, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the upcoming Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, 2013.

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP JOINS BIPARTISAN EFFORT TO DELAY POSTAL PROCESSING FACILITY CLOSURES

By   /  May 23, 2013  /  News, Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter to Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop (GA-02) asked the United States Postal Service to stand by its original commitment to keep postal processing facilities open until next spring. In late March, the Postal Service unilaterally decided to accelerate closure of about fifty mail processing facilities across [...]

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BISHOP ADVOCATES FOR PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH

By   /  April 18, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA) spearheaded a bipartisan letter with Congressman Peter King (R-NY) in support of the Department of Defense (DoD) Peer-Reviewed Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP). The funds will be directed to identify new methods to diagnose prostate cancer, develop new targeted Medicare and [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP WORKS TO PROTECT AGRICULTURE, FOOD PROCESSING, AND PEST CONTROL INDUSTRIES

By   /  April 15, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), member of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies cosponsored the newly introduced Pest Free Food Supply Act. The legislation would force the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to withdraw [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP FIGHTS TO CLOSE PAY GAP BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN

By   /  April 12, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) took action to force an up-or-down vote by signing a discharge petition to bring up H.R. 377, the Paycheck Fairness Act. The bill would help close the gender pay gap by closing loopholes in and strengthening the nearly 50 year [...]

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BISHOP COMMENDS GEORGIA LEADERS FOR IMPLEMENTING VETERAN AND MILITARY SPOUSAL LICENSING BIL

By   /  April 9, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), founding Co-Chair of the bipartisan Congressional Military Family Caucus, commended the Georgia General Assembly and Governor Nathan Deal for working together to pass and sign into law House Bill 188, which allows veterans who have gained military certification in a [...]

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BISHOP CONGRATULATES GEORGIA NATIONAL GUARD ON AWARD

By   /  April 5, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, expressed his congratulations to the Georgia Army National Guard for being selected as the overall winner in the National Guard Special Category of the 2013 Army Communities of Excellence awards [...]

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