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BISHOP WELCOMES ANNOUCEMENT OF U.S. ARMY PEA LISTENING TOUR

By   /  March 27, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal COLUMBUS, GA –Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, was informed by the U.S. Army that they will be conducting listening sessions at installations across the country regarding the Army’s 2020 Force [...]

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Congressman BISHOP Speaks ON IMPORTANCE OF ECONOMICS at Lee County Middle School During Stock Market Challenge

By   /  March 26, 2013  /  Education  /   Comments

Congressman Sanford Bishop addresses students at Lee County High School.

Tweet Special to the Journal LEESBURG, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (GA-02) attended and spoke to students at Lee County Middle School during their GCEE Capital Hill Stock Market Challenge regarding the importance of education and economics.

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BISHOP STATEMENT REGARDING THE CLOSURE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD ON ARMY PLAN FOR BRIGADE WITHDRAWL

By   /  March 22, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, issued a statement regarding the closure of the public comment period of the Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) for the Army’s 2020 Force [...]

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BISHOP HONORED FOR SUPPORT OF MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

By   /  March 20, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

Congressman Sanford Bishop was presented with the Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence by the National Association of Manufacturers and MillerCoors. Manufacturing drives the engine of our economy, and should be supported in order to remain competitive in our global economy

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) was presented the Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence from the National Association for Manufacturers (NAM) for his support and leadership in promoting issues important to the manufacturing industry that create jobs, spur innovation, and encourage growth.

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BISHOP VOTES TO KEEP GOVERNMENT OPEN

By   /  March 8, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Sanford Bishop (GA-02), Ranking Member of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies released a statement regarding his vote to pass H.R. 933, the Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act of [...]

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Bishop CALLS FOR A REASONABLE SOLUTION FOR SEQUESTRATION

By   /  February 28, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued remarks to the Congressional Record regarding the dangers of the impending sequestration, or across-the-board budget cuts, which are due to go into effect on March 1, 2013. Below you will find the text of the statement submitted for the [...]

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Bishop CO-SPONSORS BILL TO STRENGTHEN VOTING RIGHTS

By   /  February 27, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) joined 166 of his colleagues in co-sponsoring H.R. 12, the Voter Empowerment Act within the House of Representatives. The Voter Empowerment Act helps to ensure equal access to the ballot for every eligible voter, modernizes our voter registration system to help [...]

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Bishop Tackles Federal Budget Deficit with MACON Residents

By   /  February 21, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal MACON, GA – Tonight, over 50 Macon residents tried their hand at balancing the federal budget during a deficit reduction workshop held by Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02). The non-partisan Concord Coalition helped organize the event at Vineville Academy. During the event, participants were placed in the role of [...]

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BISHOP ADVOCATES FOR EXTENSION OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD ON ARMY PLAN FOR BRIGADE WITHDRAWL

By   /  February 20, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal COLUMBUS, GA – In response to a letter sent by Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, the Army has granted an extension of 30 days to the public comment period for their [...]

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Bishop SeekS To Ensure USPS Six Day DELIVERY OF PRESCRIPTIONS

By   /  February 13, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Sanford Bishop (GA-02) and 63 of his colleagues sent a letter to United States Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer Patrick Donahoe urging him to protect seniors, veterans, and other patients by ensuring the continuation of 6 day delivery for prescription medicine.

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