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Sanford Bishop, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
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
Sept. 20, 2013 Congressman Bishop Votes Against Increasing Hunger in America
Sept. 19, 2013 Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act
Aug. 14, 2013 Congressman Bishop Announces $6.35M HHS Grant for Columbus Enrichment Services Program, Comments on Sequestration
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
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 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
March 27, 2012 Bishop Salutes U.S. Chamber of Commerce's "Hiring Our Heroes" Initiative
March 4, 2011 Rep. Bishop Statement on February Jobs Report
Dec. 16, 2010 Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010
Dec. 7, 2010 Statement of Representative Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. on the Tax Cut Compromise
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter To Jacqueline Berrien, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Possible Discrimination Against the Unemployed
July 22, 2010 Bishop Supports Help to Unemployed Americans
July 1, 2010 Bishop Supports Unemployment Benefits Extension
Sept. 22, 2009 Bishop Votes To Extend Unemployment Benefits For Out-Of-Work Americans
June 10, 2009 House Passes Resolution Honoring Habitat For Humanity Founder Millard Fuller
June 20, 2008 Bishop Backs Bipartisan Plan to Enact New GI Bill For the 21st Century
June 5, 2008 Conference Report on S. Con. Res. 70, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2009
Jan. 17, 2008 Hope IV Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2007
Nov. 9, 2005 A Rose By Any Other Name
Sept. 8, 2005 Providing for Consideration of Motions To Suspend the Rules
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