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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP SECURES TRANSFER OF EARLE MAY RECREATIONAL AREA TO CITY OF BAINBRIDGE

BAINBRIDGE, GA - Last week, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) secured the passage of an amendment to the House version of the Water Resources Development Act of 2018 (WRDA) that provides for the conveyance of three parcels of land, known as the Earle May Recreational Area, from the Army Corps of Engineers to the … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN BISHOP SECURES TRANSFER OF EARLE MAY RECREATIONAL AREA TO CITY OF BAINBRIDGE

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP DELIVERS 2018 COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS AT MOREHOUSE COLLEGE

ATLANTA, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Morehouse College Class of 1968, delivered the commencement address Sunday, May 12, 2018 to the 2018 graduates at Morehouse College’s 134th Commencement.    Text of Congressman Bishop’s full address can be found below: President Thomas and Mrs. Thomas, President Franklin and Mrs. Franklin, President Massey and … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN BISHOP DELIVERS 2018 COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS AT MOREHOUSE COLLEGE

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON FAILURE 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 House version of the 2018 Farm Bill, which was considered Friday, May 18, 2018 on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. Due to substantial concerns over the negative … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON FAILURE OF HOUSE FARM BILL

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP LEADS LETTER TO GSA URGING THE AGENCY TO PROTECT JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITIES

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) led 25 other Members of Congress in a letter to Administrator Emily Murphy of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) urging her to take into consideration any potential negative impacts to the AbilityOne Program as GSA considers reforms to federal acquisition regulations. The AbilityOne Program supports … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN BISHOP LEADS LETTER TO GSA URGING THE AGENCY TO PROTECT JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITIES

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON FY 2019 MILCON/VA APPROPRIATIONS BILL MARK UP

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), a senior member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (MILCON/VA), released the following statement regarding the full House Appropriations Committee’s passage of the Fiscal Year 2019 MILCON/VA Appropriations bill, which provides funding for our nation’s veterans programs and military construction … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON FY 2019 MILCON/VA APPROPRIATIONS BILL MARK UP