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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON STORM DAMAGE IN MIDDLE AND SOUTHWEST GEORGIA

January 3, 2017 at 8:10 pm

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding Monday night’s storms in Middle and Southwest Georgia:

“My prayers go out to all those impacted by the terrible storms that swept through the Middle and Southwest Georgia region. The damage was significant, and my office stands open and ready to assist those affected.

“I would also like to note and applaud the ongoing work of our recovery personnel and our first responders. My team and I are working actively with local and county officials, the Governor’s office and state agencies, and with our federal partners to ensure Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District is provided every necessary resource to recover from the storm.

“Finally, I urge everyone to remain home as roadways are cleared, and I ask that we all lend a hand to any neighbors in need. Despite the significant work to be done, I am confident that we can come together as a community to recover and rebuild.”

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