CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT IN RECOGNITION OF NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement today in recognition of Native American Heritage Month, which runs during the month of November: “This month of November, let us celebrate the rich traditions and heritages of Native Americans and the contributions they have made to the United States as the nation’s …

BISHOP SECURES PROTECTIONS FOR JOB CORPS PROGRAM

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Co-Chair of the Job Corps Caucus, was joined by 120 Members of Congress in sending a letter to the Department of Labor requesting a reevaluation of their proposed cuts to the Job Corps Program. Following submission of the letter, the Department of Labor announced they will be …

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON BUDGET RESOLUTION VOTE

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding his vote in opposition to the budget resolution due to its misplaced priorities and dubious economic assumptions. The bill was passed by the full U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 216 to 212. “I could not support the budget resolution that …

BISHOP LEADS LETTER IN SUPPORT OF MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) led 10 other Members of Congress in a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee opposing legislation, H.R. 1394, that would allow states to eliminate Medicaid non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) for patients, including kidney dialysis patients. All signatories are …

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON HURRICANE RELIEF LEGISLATION

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding his vote in support of a legislative package providing disaster relief for areas impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. “This legislation takes great strides in helping impacted areas recover from the series of devastating hurricanes that struck our nation. This bill …