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Sanford Bishop, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

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
May 28, 2014 Congressman Bishop Statement on the Passing of Dr. Maya Angelou
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Plan to Designate National Monuments Without Congressional Approval
Oct. 1, 2013 Congressman Bishop Statement on 1st Annual Tri-City Latino Festival
Sept. 23, 2013 In Celebration of the 1st Annual Tri-City Latino Festival in Columbus, Georgia
Aug. 21, 2013 Congressman Bishop Celebrates Tired Creek Lake Project Groundbreaking
June 24, 2013 Congressman Bishop Fights for National Guard Access to Professional Sports Sponsorships
June 20, 2013 Congressman Bishop Statement Celebrating Juneteenth
Feb. 28, 2013 Bishop Statement on Dedication of Rosa Parks Statue
Jan. 17, 2013 Bishop Statement on Passing of Senator Inouye
Sept. 11, 2012 Bishop Statement on 9/11 Anniversary
July 19, 2012 Bishop Fights for Department of Defense Access to Professional Sports Sponsorships
Jan. 17, 2011 WLTZ News - Congressman Bishop speaks at Medical Center MLK celebration
May 14, 2009 House Subcommittee Holds Hearing to Discuss Jimmy Carter National Historic Site
April 22, 2009 Civil Rights History Project Act of 2009
March 12, 2009 Bishop Announces Bill to Expand the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site
June 26, 2008 $1.25 Million Approved for SWGA Organizations
June 10, 2008 Bishop, Westmoreland Laud Legislation Approving Infantry Coin
March 21, 2007 Wexler and 246 Members of Congress Urge EU Not to Provide Aid to New Palestinian Government
Jan. 31, 2006 Congressman Bishop on the Passing of Coretta Scott King
Oct. 6, 2004 Honoring President Jimmy Carter on His 80th Birthday
Feb. 13, 2004 Congressional Leaders: FEC Should Allow Political Organizations to Fully Participate in Elections
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