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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP MEETS WITH ARMY LEADERSHIP OVER REPORTS OF POTENTIAL LEAD EXPOSURE AT DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE HOUSING UNITS

COLUMBUS, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), senior member of the House Appropriations Committee and the Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veteran Affairs, as well as Co-Chair of the Military Families Caucus, released the following statement concerning his meeting on Friday with Army officials over recent reports of potential lead exposure at Department … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN BISHOP MEETS WITH ARMY LEADERSHIP OVER REPORTS OF POTENTIAL LEAD EXPOSURE AT DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE HOUSING UNITS

GEORGIA ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCE AUTHORITY AWARDS LOANS TO FIVE COMMUNITIES IN MIDDLE AND SOUTHWEST GEORGIA

ALBANY, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is proud to share that the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) has awarded loans totaling $7.1 million to five communities in Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District. The loans will finance infrastructure improvements for water, sewer, and solid waste treatment plants. “Since 1985, the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority … Continue reading GEORGIA ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCE AUTHORITY AWARDS LOANS TO FIVE COMMUNITIES IN MIDDLE AND SOUTHWEST GEORGIA

CONGRESSMAN SANFORD BISHOP STATEMENT IN STRONG OPPOSITION TO VOTER SUPPRESSION EFFORTS IN RANDOLPH COUNTY

ALBANY, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the proposal by the election board of Randolph County, Georgia to close seven of the nine polling stations in Randolph County. Congressman Bishop represents Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District, which includes Randolph County, as well as a significant portion of Middle and … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN SANFORD BISHOP STATEMENT IN STRONG OPPOSITION TO VOTER SUPPRESSION EFFORTS IN RANDOLPH COUNTY

PEANUT CAUCUS CO-CHAIRS BISHOP AND ROBY URGE USDA TO RESPOND TO CHINA’S PROPOSED PEANUT TARIFFS

ALBANY, GA – On August 16, 2018, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Co-Chair of the House Peanut Caucus, sent a letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to respond to recent negative trade actions by China that threaten the U.S. peanut industry. Congressman Bishop specifically encouraged USDA … Continue reading PEANUT CAUCUS CO-CHAIRS BISHOP AND ROBY URGE USDA TO RESPOND TO CHINA’S PROPOSED PEANUT TARIFFS

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF FORMER U.S. REPRESENTATIVE RON DELLUMS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the passing of former Congressman Ron Dellums on July 30, 2018. Ron Dellums, a founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), previously served as the U.S. Representative from Oakland, California for 27 years from 1971 to 1998, as well as … Continue reading CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF FORMER U.S. REPRESENTATIVE RON DELLUMS