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Sanford Bishop, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 2, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Date Title
June 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor and the Hon. León Rodriguez, Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services- Address H-2A Agriculture Worker Delays
June 7, 2016 Congressman Bishop Welcomes USDA Creation of the Cotton Ginning Cost Share Program
May 23, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture- Warning USDA of Uncertainty, Potential Trade Disruptions in Proposed Biotech Revisions
May 9, 2016 Congressman Bishop Welcomes Creation of Pecan Support Organization
May 5, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor - Call to Expedite Delayed H-2A Applications
April 19, 2016 Congressman Bishop Statement Regarding FY 2017 Agriculture Bill Mark Up
April 14, 2016 Congressman Bishop Fights to Protect Pecan Industry
Feb. 29, 2016 Advisory: USDA Announces $18 Million to Support Research, Teaching, Extension at Historically Black Land-Grant Universities
Jan. 13, 2016 Congressman Bishop Welcomes New President of the American Farm Bureau Federation
Dec. 14, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture - Take Action on Cottonseed
June 12, 2015 Congressman Bishop Works to Protect the U.S. Beef, Pork, Chicken Markets
Feb. 2, 2015 Congressman Bishop Welcomes Win for the Pecan Industry
Oct. 6, 2014 Letter to Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India - Georgia Pecan Industry Expansion into India
Oct. 6, 2014 Congressman Bishop Advocates for GA Pecan Industry's Expansion into India
Sept. 16, 2014 Congressman Bishop Announces Two USDA/NIFA Grants for Fort Valley State University
May 30, 2014 Congressman Bishop Statement on FY 2015 Agriculture Appropriations Bill Mark-Up
Feb. 5, 2014 Congressman Bishop Lauds Passage of Farm Bill
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Burwell - Tobacco Payments and the Sequester
Oct. 22, 2013 Congressman Bishop Welcomes Agriculture Specialist to D.C. Office
Oct. 16, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Marketing Assistance Loans for Peanut and Cotton Industry
Sept. 18, 2013 Letter to Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - Congressman Bishop Fights for Pecan Industry
Aug. 8, 2013 Congressman Bishop Comments on Farm Bill at Agriculture Issues Summit
July 11, 2013 Congressman Bishop Protests Disregard for Nation's Poor and Hungry Children
June 21, 2013 Congressman Bishop Expresses Disappointment with Outcome of 2013 Farm Bill
April 12, 2013 Congressman Bishop Works to Protect Agriculture, Food Processing, and Pest Control Industries
March 14, 2013 Letter to Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Bob Perciasepe - Releasing Livestock Producers' Information
Feb. 5, 2013 Bishop Applauds Agreement Regarding Tomato 'Dumping'
Feb. 1, 2013 Bishop, Crawford Organize Chicken Caucus for 113th Congress
Jan. 15, 2013 Bishop Welcomes New Microloan Opportunities for Farmers, Veterans
Oct. 1, 2012 WALB - Ga. Rep. Bishop Talks Farm Bill
Aug. 20, 2012 Congressional Chicken Caucus Welcomes Mexican Government Decision Over Antidumping Duties
July 24, 2012 Bishop Pushes for House Vote on Farm Bll
July 19, 2012 Bishop Stands Up for Tomato Industry
July 19, 2012 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; and Steny Hoyer, Minority Whip
May 15, 2012 Bishop Celebrates 150th Birthday of USDA
March 20, 2012 Crawford/Bishop to Kick Off Chicken Caucus
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Agriculture
June 16, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
June 15, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
June 15, 2011 Scott Urges Support for Drought Disaster Declaration
June 15, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
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"
March 31, 2011 Bishop Votes to Reduce Regulatory Burdens on Georgia Farmers
March 3, 2011 Bishop Statement after House Passage of 1099 Reform Bill
March 2, 2011 Bishop Recognized for Championing Agriculture Research
Feb. 23, 2011 Bishop, Ag Commissioner Black Discuss Georgia's Agriculture Sector
Feb. 17, 2011 Southeast Farm Press - Sanford Bishop Warns of Farm Bill Changes
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