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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON FY 2019 DEFENSE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES FUNDING BILLS

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), a senior member of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement regarding the full House Appropriations Committee’s passage of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Defense Appropriations Act and FY19 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act. Congressman Bishop voted in support of the FY19 … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON FY 2019 DEFENSE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES FUNDING BILLS

CONGRESSMAN SANFORD BISHOP ANNOUNCES $2.5 MILLION IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT LOAN GUARANTEES FOR SOUTHWEST GEORGIA

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Housing Service has approved over $2.5 million in Multi-Family Housing Loan Guarantees for Southwest Georgia. This includes $588,000 in loan guarantees in Stewart County, $796,000 in loan guarantees in Marion County, and $1.154 million … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN SANFORD BISHOP ANNOUNCES $2.5 MILLION IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT LOAN GUARANTEES FOR SOUTHWEST GEORGIA

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP SECURES TRANSFER OF EARLE MAY RECREATIONAL AREA TO CITY OF BAINBRIDGE

BAINBRIDGE, GA - Last week, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) secured the passage of an amendment to the House version of the Water Resources Development Act of 2018 (WRDA) that provides for the conveyance of three parcels of land, known as the Earle May Recreational Area, from the Army Corps of Engineers to the … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN BISHOP SECURES TRANSFER OF EARLE MAY RECREATIONAL AREA TO CITY OF BAINBRIDGE

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP DELIVERS 2018 COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS AT MOREHOUSE COLLEGE

ATLANTA, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Morehouse College Class of 1968, delivered the commencement address Sunday, May 12, 2018 to the 2018 graduates at Morehouse College’s 134th Commencement.    Text of Congressman Bishop’s full address can be found below: President Thomas and Mrs. Thomas, President Franklin and Mrs. Franklin, President Massey and … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN BISHOP DELIVERS 2018 COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS AT MOREHOUSE COLLEGE

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON FAILURE OF HOUSE FARM BILL

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, released the below statement on the House version of the 2018 Farm Bill, which was considered Friday, May 18, 2018 on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. Due to substantial concerns over the negative … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON FAILURE OF HOUSE FARM BILL