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For over two hundred years, Americans have witnessed the Inauguration ceremonies of the President and Vice President of the United States. From the first Inauguration to today, the swearing-in ceremonies represents both national renewal and continuity of leadership.
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As the Ranking Member of the House Military Construction – Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee and the Co-Chair of the House Military Family Caucus, I have long been an advocate for improving the quality of life of our nation's veterans and their families.
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Serving on the House Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee, I am dedicated to working on behalf of the farmers and food producers of Georgia's Second Congressional District.
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Since my appointment to the House Appropriations Committee in 2003, I have worked diligently to obtain federal support for worthy projects in Georgia’s Second Congressional District.

Latest News


Jan 14, 2013 Press Release

ALBANY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released a statement regarding the passing of Gary Yochum Sr., long-time Sheriff of Randolph County. “Sheriff Yochum and I shared a great working relationship over the years, and so I...


Jan 11, 2013 Press Release

ALBANY, GA – Yesterday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) joined National President of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Leanne Lemley; Georgia President of the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Mickie Rogers; Georgia...

ADVISORY: FDA Proposes Two New Food Safety Standards

Jan 10, 2013 Press Release

Public encouraged to comment on new proposals. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed two new food safety rules that will help prevent foodborne illness. The proposed rules implement the landmark, bipartisan FDA Food Safety...


Jan 2, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement regarding last night’s passage of the Senate Amendments to HR 8, the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. The resolution passed 257 to 187;...

Video Gallery

Rep. Sanford Bishop Video Message on Hispanic Heritage Month

2012-09-17 Time: 01:50

Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. video message on Hispanic Heritage Month 2012.

Rep. Sanford Bishop Floor Statement Regarding MilCon/VA Appropriations

2012-07-24 Time: 08:04

05.31.12 HR 5854, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013

Rep. Sanford Bishop Floor Statement Regarding 2012 MilConVA Conference Agreement

2012-07-24 Time: 02:21

12.16.11 HR 2055 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012

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