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Sanford Bishop, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Environment

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
Issue Position: Disaster Preparedness
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Energy Independence
July 23, 2014 Congressman Bishop Remembers the Great Flood of 1994
July 11, 2014 Congressman Bishop Statement Regarding Passage of FY 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill
June 4, 2014 Congressman Bishop Statement on New Proposed EPA Carbon Emission Regulations
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mike Simpson, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development of House Committee on Appropriations - SHEP Funding
April 2, 2014 Georgia's House Delegation Urges Appropriators to Approve SHEP Funding
March 26, 2014 Congressman Bishop Statement Regarding Additional EPA Regulation of Waterways
April 12, 2013 Congressman Bishop Works to Protect Agriculture, Food Processing, and Pest Control Industries
Oct. 2, 2012 Bishop Votes to Protect Jobs, Consumers
July 20, 2012 Lee Introduces Bill to Address Wildfires
Jan. 24, 2012 Hearing of the House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forest and Public Lands of the House Natural Resources Committee - Legislative Hearing on H.R. 919, H.R. 938, H.R. 1278, H.R. 2240, H.R. 2489, H.R. 3411 and H.R. 3440
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 14, 2011 Bishop Supports EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011
June 9, 2011 Bishop Joins Georgia Delegation Calling for Drought Disaster Relief from USDA
May 10, 2011 Macon - Georgia Farmers, Lawmakers Feel EPA Pesticide Regulations "Burdensome"
April 18, 2011 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army of Civil Works - Clean Water Act Program
March 31, 2011 Bishop Votes to Reduce Regulatory Burdens on Georgia Farmers
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The President
June 16, 2010 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
June 1, 2010 Celebrating the Tired Creek Permit Presentation
June 26, 2009 Bishop On House Passage Of Climate Change Legislation
Sept. 17, 2008 Bishop Votes to Expand Domestic Drilling, Alleviate Energy Crisis
June 26, 2008 $1.25 Million Approved for SWGA Organizations
Feb. 6, 2008 Downstream Georgia Neighbors Deserve to be Heard in Water Fight
July 12, 2007 $2,250,000 For Projects in Southwest Georgia
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Disaster Preparedness
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Environment and Energy
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Environment and Energy
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Environment
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