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BISHOP STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S NATIONAL EMERGENCY DECLARATION

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Vice Chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Military, Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies issued the following statement after President Trump issued a declaration of national emergency and plans to divert critical military construction funding to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border: … Continue reading BISHOP STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S NATIONAL EMERGENCY DECLARATION

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON BLACK HISTORY MONTH

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement in recognition of Black History Month, which is celebrated during the month of February to recognize contributions that African-Americans have made to American culture and society: “‘The Father of Black History,’ Carter G. Woodson, was a distinguished historian and author who dedicated … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON BLACK HISTORY MONTH

BISHOP STATEMENT ON TEMPORARY REOPENING THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA-02) released the following statement after the President signed legislation that will temporarily reopen our government after 35 days of being shut down. “I was relieved to hear that the President signed legislation to reopen the government for three weeks as this will allow our federal workers … Continue reading BISHOP STATEMENT ON TEMPORARY REOPENING THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

BISHOP SELECTED AS CHAIRMAN OF THE APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT, FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION

WASHINGTON, DC –  Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA) was selected by the House Appropriations Committee to become Chairman of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee for the 116th Congress (2019-2020). Bishop also will be re-joining the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, and the … Continue reading BISHOP SELECTED AS CHAIRMAN OF THE APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT, FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION

BISHOP CALLS FOR SENATE TO VOTE FOR COMMUNITIES WHO SUFFERED FROM NATURAL DISASTERS

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA-02), Chairman Designate of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, released the following statement after voting in support of the Disaster Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019 (H.R. 268) which was approved by a vote of 237 to 187: “Hurricanes, … Continue reading BISHOP CALLS FOR SENATE TO VOTE FOR COMMUNITIES WHO SUFFERED FROM NATURAL DISASTERS