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WALB on May 13, 2017

Sanford Bishop says health care bill needs reworking, not repeal

"He also says that there's nothing more important that affordable accessible health care." [+] Read Story

Albany Herald on May 10, 2017

U.S. lawmakers representing Southwest Georgia react to FBI chief’s firing

"U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop says an independent commission should probe Russia/Trump campaign allegations." [+] Read Story

WRBL on May 9, 2017

U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop on firing of FBI Director James Comey

"Congressman Sanford Bishop was very direct with his concerns in Congress. One of the issues he touched on was the controversial efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. He also addressed the President’s latest decision- to fire FBI Director James Comey. “I think it’s shameful,” says Congressman Bishop." [+] Read Story

WTVM on May 9, 2017

Congressman Sanford Bishop holds Columbus town hall

"Congressman Sanford Bishop hosted his own town hall inside the Columbus Public Library Tuesday evening. Bishop answered questions the audience had written before the start of the event. During his talk, he pointed out several items he believes are concerns for the district— including agriculture, immigration, and the minimum wage." [+] Read Story

WALB on May 8, 2017

Congressman Bishop meets with Boys & Girls Club leaders to discuss budget

"Congressman Sanford Bishop held a town hall with the organization leaders to learn how President Trump's proposed budget could impact their members." [+] Read Story

High Plains Journal and Midwest Ag Journal on May 4, 2017

Sec. Perdue hosts bipartisan breakfast with House Agriculture leaders

"Sec. Sonny Perdue hosted a bipartisan breakfast with agriculture leaders from the U.S. House of Representatives recently at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The breakfast marks the first time Sec. Perdue has met with the leaders, which include: Reps. Michael Conaway, (chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, TX-11), Collin Peterson (ranking member, MN-07), Robert Aderholt (chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies, AL-04), and Sanford Bishop (ranking member, GA-02)." [+] Read Story

Albany Herald on April 26, 2017

U.S. House observes moment of silence in memory of the late Dawson Mathis

"Members of the House, led by U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Albany, observed a moment of silence Tuesday evening in recognition of the late Dawson Mathis, who previously represented the 2nd Congressional District of Georgia." [+] Read Story

Thomasville Times-Enterprise on April 19, 2017

Congressman Bishop makes multiple stops in Cairo

"Bishop, who represents Georgia's Second Congressional District, visited Dogtagss, a nonprofit organization that aids in helping veterans." "Bishop also visited Cairo High School and talked with students and was also given a tour of Tired Creek Lake." [+] Read Story

WALB on April 14, 2017

Congressman Bishop visits constituents during district work period

"Bishop said he's using the time home to talk with constituents about any concerns they feel he should address in the form of federal policies." [+] Read Story

Albany Herald on April 7, 2017

SANFORD BISHOP: Trump’s budget a bad deal for Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District

"Throughout my career in Congress I have maintained a reputation for working across the aisle to craft and enact sensible policies and sensible budgets on a bipartisan basis. My only litmus test has been whether a particular bill, budget, resolution, or other action will improve the lives of the hard working people of the Second Congressional District of Georgia. This principle has guided my actions since I was elected to Congress 24 years ago. And when analyzing President Trump’s 2018 Budget Blueprint with this metric, I am led to the inescapable conclusion that the President’s budget would be a recipe for disaster for our country and for the people of the Second Congressional District of Georgia." [+] Read Story

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