CONGRESSMAN BISHOP CALLS FOR PRESIDENT TO TAKE ACTION TO STABILIZE COTTON INDUSTRY

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, and 108 of his colleagues sent a letter to the President urging him to take action to stabilize the cotton industry by expanding the Cotton Ginning Cost Share …

RANKING MEMBER BISHOP’S STATEMENT ON SUBCOMMITTEE PASSAGE OF FY 2018 AGRICULTURE APPROPRIATIONS BILL

WASHINGTON, DC –  Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, released the following statement regarding the subcommittee's passage of its Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 spending bill: “The agriculture appropriations bill is of vital importance to rural communities and …

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON FY 2018 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 Committee's passage of the first of the twelve spending bills that the House will consider for FY 2018 appropriations. Congressman Bishop voted in favor …

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT’S FY18 BUDGET REQUEST

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement concerning the release of President Donald Trump’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Budget Request: “Budgets reflect values. They reflect a prioritization of scarce resources, and are a signal of what an administration does and does not care about. “In today’s dangerous world, the …

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT IN OPPOSITION TO HOUSE BILL SEEKING TO DISMANTLE THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement concerning his vote against the misguided legislation to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which passed the full U.S. House of Representatives yesterday in a vote of 217 to 213: “I strongly opposed the House passage of the healthcare legislation to …