CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON ARMY CORPS EXPEDITING DEBRIS REMOVAL IN MIDDLE AND SOUTHWEST GEORGIA

ALBANY, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement thanking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for taking action to expedite debris removal activities in Middle and Southwest Georgia. The region suffered a direct hit last month by Hurricane Michael and there are substantial cleanup and recovery needs still remaining. “I … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON ARMY CORPS EXPEDITING DEBRIS REMOVAL IN MIDDLE AND SOUTHWEST GEORGIA

RANKING MEMBER BISHOP SENDS LETTER TO HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS LEADERSHIP URGING SUPPLEMENTAL DISASTER APPROPRIATIONS BILL TO HELP FARMERS AND RURAL COMMUNITIES RECOVER

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ranking Member Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), the top Democrat on the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, sent a letter to Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen (NJ-11) and Ranking Member Nita Lowey (NY-17), the leading members of the full U.S. House Appropriations Committee, urging passage of a supplemental disaster appropriations bill to address … Continue reading RANKING MEMBER BISHOP SENDS LETTER TO HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS LEADERSHIP URGING SUPPLEMENTAL DISASTER APPROPRIATIONS BILL TO HELP FARMERS AND RURAL COMMUNITIES RECOVER

FEMA EXPANDS ELIGIBILITY FOR INDIVIDUAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE TO INCLUDE CALHOUN, CLAY, LAURENS, RANDOLPH, SUMTER, TIFT, AND TURNER COUNTIES

ALBANY, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) welcomed theamendment to the major disaster declaration for Georgia that expands coverage for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Individual Assistance program to also include Calhoun, Clay, Laurens, Randolph, Sumter, Tift, and Turner counties. This is the second amendment to FEMA’s major disaster declaration for the … Continue reading FEMA EXPANDS ELIGIBILITY FOR INDIVIDUAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE TO INCLUDE CALHOUN, CLAY, LAURENS, RANDOLPH, SUMTER, TIFT, AND TURNER COUNTIES

FEMA EXPANDS ELIGIBILITY FOR INDIVIDUAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE TO INCLUDE CRISP, GRADY, LEE, MITCHELL, TERRELL, AND WORTH COUNTIES

ALBANY, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) welcomed last night’s amendment to the major disaster declaration for Georgia that expands coverage for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Individual Assistance program to also include Crisp, Grady, Lee, Mitchell, Terrell, Thomas, and Worth counties. “I thank FEMA for recognizing the tremendous recovery needs of … Continue reading FEMA EXPANDS ELIGIBILITY FOR INDIVIDUAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE TO INCLUDE CRISP, GRADY, LEE, MITCHELL, TERRELL, AND WORTH COUNTIES

FEDERAL MAJOR DISASTER DECLARATION ISSUED FOR MIDDLE AND SOUTHWEST GEORGIA

ALBANY, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) welcomed the major disaster declaration issued for counties in Middle and Southwest Georgia struck by Hurricane Michael on October 10, 2018. The declaration opens up potential eligibility for additional federal individual disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). “Hurricane Michael caused significant devastation to … Continue reading FEDERAL MAJOR DISASTER DECLARATION ISSUED FOR MIDDLE AND SOUTHWEST GEORGIA