CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON FY18 OMNIBUS LEGISLATION

WASHINGTON, D.C. – 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 his opposition to the misguided FY18 omnibus appropriations package (H.R. 3354): “I was unable to support this legislation due to its drastic across-the-board …

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON HARVEY AID PACKAGE

ALBANY, GA – 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 Hurricane Harvey. The aid package provides $7.4 billion for the Federal Emergency Management Agency and $450 million for the Small Business Administration, and is a significant first …

CONGRESSMAN SANFORD BISHOP JOINS CONGRESSMAN JIMMY PANETTA IN AGRICULTURE TOUR

SALINAS, CA – Last week, Congressman Sanford Bishop (GA-02), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, joined Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) in the central coast of California to tour agriculture facilities, meet with producers and farmworkers, and learn more about the over 100 specialty crops grown in California’s 20th congressional district. “As the representative …

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF FY18 MINIBUS FUNDING BILL

WASHINGTON, DC –  Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding his support of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Minibus Appropriations government spending bill, which includes funding for the Department of Defense, the Department of Veteran Affairs, the Legislative Branch, and for energy and water development. The bill was passed by the full …

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 …