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

Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 2, Democratic
Date Title
July 18, 2017 Letter to Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Cotton Ginning Cost Share Program
June 28, 2017 Hearing of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Bishop, Markup on 2018 Agriculture Appropriations Bill
June 28, 2017 Ranking Member Bishop's Statement on Subcommittee Passage of FY 2018 Agriculture Appropriations Bill
June 28, 2017 Ranking Member Bishop's Statement on Subcommittee Passage of FY 2018 Agriculture Appropriations Bill
June 26, 2017 Congressman Bishop Welcomes USDA Suspension of Beef Imports from Brazil Due to Safety Concerns
May 24, 2017 Hearing of the Appropriations Subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Bishop Jr., Hearing on the Budget for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
May 12, 2017 Congressman Bishop Carefully Analyzing Proposed USDA Reorganization
April 25, 2017 Congressman Bishop Welcomes Senate Confirmation of Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary
April 20, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell and the Hon. Charles Schumer, Senators of the United States - Confirm Sonny Perdue for Secretary of Agriculture
March 10, 2017 Bishop Hears Testimony From Lawmakers During House Agriculture Appropriations Members' Day Hearing
Jan. 19, 2017 Bishop Statement on Sonny Perdue Nomination to Lead USDA
Jan. 13, 2017 Congressman Bishop Selected to Serve As Ranking Member of House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture
Dec. 1, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Dr. Cathie Woteki, Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics - Call for Support for the U.S. Brewing Industry
Nov. 1, 2016 USDA Extends Grazing Period for Livestock Forage Program
Oct. 28, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President, United States of America - Engaging China on Biotechnology
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 16, 2016 Letter to Chairman John Kline and Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, US House Committee on Education and the Workforce - House Child Nutrition Bill
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
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Agriculture
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
June 10, 2015 Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015
Feb. 2, 2015 Congressman Bishop Welcomes Win for the Pecan Industry
Oct. 6, 2014 Congressman Bishop Advocates for GA Pecan Industry's Expansion into India
Oct. 6, 2014 Letter to Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India - Georgia Pecan Industry 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
May 29, 2014 Congressman Bishop Heralds Win for Pecan, Tree Nut Industries
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. 20, 2013 Congressman Bishop Votes Against Increasing Hunger in America
Sept. 19, 2013 Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act
Sept. 18, 2013 Letter to Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - Congressman Bishop Fights for Pecan Industry
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
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
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