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Sanford Bishop, Jr.'s Public Statements

Full Name: Sanford D. Bishop, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Vivian; 1 Stepchild: Aayesha
Birth Date: 02/04/1947
Birth Place: Mobile, AL
Home City: Albany, GA
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 2, 2014 Georgia's House Delegation Urges Appropriators to Approve SHEP Funding
April 2, 2014 Congressman Sanford Bishop, Peter King Advocate for Funding of Prostate Cancer Research
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mike Simpson, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development of House Committee on Appropriations - SHEP Funding
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 26, 2014 Congressman Bishop Statement Regarding Additional EPA Regulation of Waterways
March 20, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 7, 2014 Congressman Bishop Statement on Funding for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 6, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director, Office of Management and Budget - Savannah Harbor Expansion Project
March 6, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process
March 5, 2014 Congressman Bishop Announces $293,000 Grant for NeighborWorks Columbus
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Feb. 26, 2014 Bishop Statement for Hearing on Military Quality of Life
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 12, 2014 Congressman Bishop Statement Regarding the Debt Ceiling
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Propane Shortage
Feb. 5, 2014 Congressman Bishop Lauds Passage of Farm Bill
Jan. 29, 2014 Congressman Bishop Statement Regarding the State of the Union Address
Jan. 24, 2014 Congressman Bishop Fights for Civil and Human Rights
Jan. 17, 2014 Congressman Bishop Statement on Supporting Military/Veterans Through the Federal Budget
Jan. 17, 2014 Congressman Bishop Statement on Passage of FY 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Jan. 8, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 3, 2013 Hatch, Bishop, Lee Applaud Air Force Announcement on F-35
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 22, 2013 Congressman Bishop Supports Domestic Energy Production
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Burwell - Tobacco Payments and the Sequester
Nov. 20, 2013 Rep. Graves, 23 Cosponsors Introduce Bill To Save U.S. Textile Jobs
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Plan to Designate National Monuments Without Congressional Approval
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 12, 2013 Congressman Bishop Statemen Regarding Veterans Day
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 29, 2013 Votes for Improved Access to Veterans Benefits, Homlessness Assitance
Oct. 24, 2013 Georgia Delegation Applauds House Passage of Savannah Harbor Expansion Authorization
Oct. 24, 2013 Congressman Bishop Works to Improve Access to Georgia Water Resources
Oct. 22, 2013 C.W. Bill Young Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Oct. 22, 2013 Congressman Bishop Statement on Election of Lorraine Miller as Interim President, CEO of NAACP
Oct. 22, 2013 Congressman Bishop Welcomes Agriculture Specialist to D.C. Office
Oct. 22, 2013 Congressman Bishop Announces $2.6 Million DoL Grant for Central Georgia Technical College
Oct. 17, 2013 Congressman Bishop Statement Regarding Budget Deal
Oct. 16, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Marketing Assistance Loans for Peanut and Cotton Industry
Oct. 11, 2013 Congressman Bishop Statement on Temporary Health Issue
Oct. 9, 2013 Speaks On the House of Representatives Floor for a Solution
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