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

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 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
Sept. 18, 2013 Congressman Bishop Statement Regarding Navy Yard Shooting
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ambassador Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al-Rumaihi, Embassy of the State of Qatar - Abandon Support for Hamas
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
April 16, 2013 Bishop Statement Regarding Explosions at Boston Marathon
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
March 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary Napolitano and Administrator Fugate - FEMA Disaster Recovery Aid for Housing Co-Ops and Condos
Aug. 21, 2012 Rep. Sanford Bishop Joins Rep. Austin Scott, Sen. Saxby Chambliss, Sen. Johnny Isakson to Discuss Impact of Military Sequester on Greater Macon, Warner Robins Area
July 12, 2011 Rep. Bishop Votes to Strengthen Flood Insurance Program
May 2, 2011 Rep. Bishop Statement on Death of Osama Bin Laden
April 26, 2011 Rep. Bishop Tours Storm and Fire Damaged Areas in Donalsonville
March 2, 2011 Ranking Member Bishop Statement after Subcommittee Hearing with CENTCOM Commander
Jan. 11, 2011 Statement on Congressional Security Following the Arizona Incident
Aug. 10, 2010 Bishop Supports Border Security Supplemental
July 1, 2010 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2010
April 24, 2009 Bishop Praises Federal Disaster Aid For Georgia
March 19, 2009 Hearing of the Defense Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Africom
April 24, 2008 Letter to Kip Hawley, TSA Administrator, Re: Reduce Delays, Improve Efficiency at Hartsfield-Jackson Security Checkpoints
Oct. 23, 2007 Letter to the President, George W. Bush
Sept. 27, 2007 Flood Insurance Reform Bill Passes House
March 21, 2007 Wexler and 246 Members of Congress Urge EU Not to Provide Aid to New Palestinian Government
Sept. 8, 2005 Providing for Consideration of Motions To Suspend the Rules
July 22, 2004 9-11 Commission Report Must Not Be Ignored
July 15, 2004 Letter to Secretary Ridge
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Disaster Preparedness
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Foreign Affairs
Issue Position: Terrorism/Homeland Security
Issue Position: Disaster Preparedness
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