BISHOP ALARMED BY REPORTS OF SNAP ACCESS REDUCTIONS AT FARMERS MARKETS, REQUEST UPDATE FROM USDA

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) sent a letter yesterday to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue regarding recent media reports that thousands of low-income people could lose access to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits at farmers markets across the country. They … Continue reading BISHOP ALARMED BY REPORTS OF SNAP ACCESS REDUCTIONS AT FARMERS MARKETS, REQUEST UPDATE FROM USDA

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP ANNOUNCES $3.94 MILLION IN FEMA DISASTER RECOVERY GRANTS FOR MIDDLE AND SOUTHWEST GEORGIA

ALBANY, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to announce that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has allocated $2.747 million in debris removal funding to the City of Albany and $1.192 million in debris removal funding to Macon-Bibb County to help with the recovery from the storms, hurricanes, and tornadoes that … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN BISHOP ANNOUNCES $3.94 MILLION IN FEMA DISASTER RECOVERY GRANTS FOR MIDDLE AND SOUTHWEST GEORGIA

CONGRESSMAN SANFORD BISHOP STATEMENT ON HOUSE IMMIGRATION PROPOSALS

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement in opposition to the “Goodlatte” immigration bill (H.R. 4760), which failed last week in a 193 to 231 vote by the full U.S. House of Representatives, and the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act (H.R. 6136), which was originally scheduled for a … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN SANFORD BISHOP STATEMENT ON HOUSE IMMIGRATION PROPOSALS

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF HOUSE FARM BILL

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, released the below statement on the’s passage of the House version of the 2018 Farm Bill by the full U.S. House of Representatives in a vote of 213 to 211. This is the second time the … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF HOUSE FARM BILL

CONGRESSMAN SANFORD BISHOP CONDEMNS ADMINISTRATION’S FAMILY SEPARATION POLICY

WASHINGTON, DC –  Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement condemning the administration’s policy of separating children from their families at the border and urging an immediate halt of such inhumane actions: “The administration’s policy of separating children from their families at the border is inhumane and inconsistent with our nation’s values. … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN SANFORD BISHOP CONDEMNS ADMINISTRATION’S FAMILY SEPARATION POLICY