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

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: Jobs and A Stronger More Diversified Economy
Issue Position: Agriculture
May 30, 2014 Congressman Bishop Statement on FY 2015 Agriculture Appropriations Bill Mark-Up
Feb. 5, 2014 Congressman Bishop Lauds Passage of Farm Bill
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
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
Sept. 17, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Feb. 2, 2010 Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr.'s Statement On The FY2011 Agriculture Budget
Oct. 7, 2009 House Passes 2010 Agriculture Appropriations Conference Report
July 9, 2009 House Passes Agriculture Appropriations Bill with 2.8 Million for Georgia Projects
Sept. 18, 2008 Second District Farmer Speaks to Congressional Panel About Tomato Fiasco
May 15, 2008 Providing for Consideration of Conference Report on H.R. 2419, Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008
May 15, 2008 Bishop: New Farm Bill Meets White House 'More than Half Way'
Jan. 24, 2008 Bishop Original Co-Sponsor of Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Act
Sept. 11, 2007 Georgia Agriculture: More Than Just Food on the Table
July 31, 2007 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
July 27, 2007 Farm Bill Makes Critical Investments in Rural America, Nutrition
July 27, 2007 Bishop, Boyd, Marshall, Barrow Fight For Peanut Industry
July 26, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007
July 26, 2007 Washington, Thursday, July 26, 2007
April 25, 2007 Congressman Bishop Urges Review Of Plan To Close FSA Offices
May 23, 2006 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007
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