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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP ANNOUNCES NEARLY $2.8 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR VALLEY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM IN COLUMBUS GEORGIA

COLUMBUS, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded a $2,788,570 grant under the Health Center Cluster Grant Program to Valley Healthcare System in Columbus, Georgia. “Health centers are vital to overcoming economic, … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN BISHOP ANNOUNCES NEARLY $2.8 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR VALLEY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM IN COLUMBUS GEORGIA

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP ANNOUNCES $226,000 RURAL DEVELOPMENT GRANT AND LOAN PACKAGE FOR HEALTH CARE IMPROVEMENTS IN TALBOTTON

TALBOTTON, GA –  Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development agencies have awarded $176,000 in loans and $50,000 in grants for two projects in the 2nd Congressional District of Georgia. This award is part of a package of $503 million in USDA Community … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN BISHOP ANNOUNCES $226,000 RURAL DEVELOPMENT GRANT AND LOAN PACKAGE FOR HEALTH CARE IMPROVEMENTS IN TALBOTTON

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