CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT IN OPPOSITION TO THE SHORT-TERM CONTINUING RESOLUTION

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA) released the following statement regarding his opposition to the continuing resolution considered on the House floor last week. The continuing resolution passed by a vote of 230 to 197. “While I voted for the last short-term continuing resolution, which was supposed to be a temporary measure …

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF DISASTER ASSISTANCE BILL AND CONTINUING RESOLUTION

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA) released the following statement regarding his support for the disaster assistance bill and the continuing resolution to fund the government. The disaster assistance bill includes $81 billion in assistance for communities impacted by recent storms, fires, hurricanes, and other natural disasters. It passed the House by a …

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT IN OPPOSITION TO MISGUIDED TAX BILL

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement concerning his vote in opposition to H.R. 1, the misguided tax legislation taken up by the House on December 19, 2017. This bill will saddle the nation with crippling debt and provide little to no tax relief for thousands of residents of Georgia’s …

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP SUPPORTS PASSAGE OF THE NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT OF 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) voted in support of H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2018, which would provide $700 billion for our national defense. The legislation contains provisions that would increase the current active troop level by more than 16,000. The bill also includes a 2.4% pay …