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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP REQUESTS EXPEDITED EMERGENCY DECLARATION APPROVAL FOR COUNTIES IN GEORGIA

ALBANY, GA – On October 9, 2018, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) signed on to a letter to President Donald Trump requesting expedited emergency resources to aid counties in Georgia due to Hurricane Michael. The hurricane later  struck Middle and Southwest Georgia on October 10 causing considerable damage and destruction. The letter stated: “We … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN BISHOP REQUESTS EXPEDITED EMERGENCY DECLARATION APPROVAL FOR COUNTIES IN GEORGIA

FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION AWARDS ALBANY $4.25 MILLION IN COMPETITIVE TRANSIT FUNDING

ALBANY, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to announce that the Federal Transit Administration has awarded the City of Albany $4.25 million in competitive grant funding through the agency’s Bus & Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program. This grant award will fund six new buses and help support the construction of the … Continue reading FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION AWARDS ALBANY $4.25 MILLION IN COMPETITIVE TRANSIT FUNDING

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF CONTINUING RESOLUTION AND FY19 FUNDING PACKAGE FOR DEPARTMENTS OF DEFENSE, LABOR, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, AND EDUCATION

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the passage of the conference report for the second FY19 “minibus” government funding package and continuing resolution (H.R. 6157). A minibus bill is a package of appropriations measures and provides funding for a number of, but not all, government departments, programs, … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF CONTINUING RESOLUTION AND FY19 FUNDING PACKAGE FOR DEPARTMENTS OF DEFENSE, LABOR, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, AND EDUCATION

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $1 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR HEALTH CENTERS IN 2ND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT OF GEORGIA

ALBANY, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded more than $1 million in grant funding to five health centers across Georgia’s Second Congressional District through HHS’s Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). “These funds will be used to … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN BISHOP ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $1 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR HEALTH CENTERS IN 2ND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT OF GEORGIA

CONGRESSMAN SANFORD BISHOP ANNOUNCES COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANTS

ALBANY, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to announce that 12 communities within the 2nd Congressional District of Georgia have been awarded a total of nearly $9,000,000 in Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) grants. The CDBG grants were awarded by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal using federal funding provided by the … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN SANFORD BISHOP ANNOUNCES COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANTS