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  1. Marine colonel speaks to Post 30 breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | WTVM

    Monday morning dozens gathered at American Legion Post 30 in Albany for a special Memorial Day breakfast. Members of the community, as well as Congressman Sanford Bishop, were in attendance to give their respects to those we have lost in battle.


  2. Mobile Workforce Act Would Provide 30-Day Safe HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | WebCPA

    Lawmakers have introduced legislation that would provide a month-long safe harbor from income tax and withholding requirements for traveling employees and their employers. The Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015 was introduced in the House on Thursday as H.R. 2315 by Rep. Mike Bishop, R-Mich., and Hank Johnson, D-Ga.


  3. Senate Chicken Caucus Pecks Away at Restrictive Trade PracticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Peach Pundit

    ... There is also a Congressional Chicken Caucus , which was founded in 2012 by Georgia Democratic Rep. Sanford Bishop and Republican Rep. Rick Crawford of Arkansas. Poultry is an important industry in Georgia. According to a presentation from the ...


  4. Estate Attorney Predicts Death Tax Will Stay Despite House VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Market Wire

    ... 70% opposition to the tax. Even some Democratic leaders have taken issue with the death tax, including Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Ga. who has pointed out that it harms businesses owned by minorities and women. Perhaps the most compelling argument ...


  5. House of representatives votes to repeal estate taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Congressman Sanford Bishop is proud the House of representatives passed a bill this week he hopes will keep family farms alive. Right now families pay a 40 percent estate tax when a farm or business is handed down when an owner dies.


  6. What's Next for Concurrent Receipt?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Military Officer

    ... by introducing concurrent receipt legislation. When Rep. Jim Marshall (D-Ga.) left office in 2011, Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-Ga.) stepped up to become our House champion for full concurrent receipt. We're already surveying the landscape to find the ...


  7. U.S. House Passes Estate Tax Repeal BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Tax Foundation

    ... and 7 Democrats voting yea. The bill was introduced by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) with original co-sponsors Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA) and Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD), and grew to a co-sponsors list of 135. This is good news. Our March 2015 report on the ...


  8. The House approves legislation to repeal the pernicious "Death...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Peach Pundit

    ... praising the passage of the Death Tax Repeal Act. You can find the press releases we've received below. Rep. Sanford Bishop, a Democrat, also cosponsored and voted for the bill, though we haven't received a press release from his office. WASHINGTON, ...


  9. Republican House votes to repeal the estate tax for the richest 0.2 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... are the seven Democrats who voted with the richest 0.2 percent. Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) Jim Costa (CA-16) Sanford Bishop (GA-02) Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02) Collin Peterson (MN-07) Brad Ashford (NE-02) Henry Cuellar (TX-28) Daily Kos and our ...


  10. Both parties fired up over estate taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Hill

    ... tax writers have pledged to work together on a tax reform plan for businesses. Just one House Democrat, Rep. Sanford Bishop (Ga.), has signed on to the estate tax repeal bill, and one Senate Democrat, Sen. Joe Manchin (W.Va.), joined the GOP in the ...


  11. With massive lead, Clinton works to shore up support in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    ... might be less enthusiastic about her candidacy. "I got an outreach call yesterday from her campaign," Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Ga., told the Washington Examiner Tuesday. "I haven't made a commitment. I'll say that." With an advantage of nearly 50 ...


  12. Deep in the Heart of Taxes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Family Research Council

    ... relief by introducing the "Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015." Sponsored by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) and Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-Ga.) in the House (Sen. John Thune, R-S.D. has the companion bill), Congress would permanently roll back the estate tax ...


  13. Which 45 Democrats Just Voted to Weaken Dodd-Frank, Undercut Mortgage Protections?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... loans, and encourage further price gouging in an already broken title insurance market. Brad Ashford (NE-02) Sanford Bishop (GA-02) John Carney (DE-AL) Lacy Clay (MO-01) Jim Cooper (TN-05) Jim Costa (CA-16) Henry Cuellar (TX-28) Pete DeFazio (OR-04) ...


  14. Do not repeal the estate tax for millionairesRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... thing to do. But while President Obama has promised to veto the legislation, at least one House Democrat (Sanford Bishop) has co-sponsored it. We must urge Democrats to stick together and say no. Sorry, we couldn't find your address. Please ...


  15. Obama's Double Death Tax | CommentaryRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | Roll Call

    For the first time in a decade, Congress has decided to seriously examine the burden the death tax - also known as the estate tax - places on grieving families and their small businesses and employees. Last month, the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures heard from a panel of family business owners on the hardships they face planning for and paying off this tax and its destructive impact on their family business.


  16. Friends help maintain Lake EufaulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | WTVM

    ... going to come up from the Gulf," Dennis Fineout said. Last month, Alabama and Georgia Congressmen, including Sanford Bishop sent letters to the Admiral of the Coast Guard asking the station to remain open. Admiral Paul Zukunft of the Coast Guard ...


  17. Congress Proposes Repealing Federal Estate TaxRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | The Heartland Institute

    Senators John Thune , and Chuck Grassley are introducing a bill to permanently repeal the federal estate tax. A companion bill is being introduced in the United States House of Representatives by Congressmen Kevin Brady and Sanford Bishop .


  18. Funeral service held for Former President of Columbus Urban LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WTVM

    ... that he gave so much to the Columbus community to the state of Georgia and our great nation," Congressman Sanford Bishop said. An American flag that was flown in honor of Pugh over the state capitol building was presented to the family. Reginald ...


  19. Farewell to Dawn HobbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... from her co-workers, as well as farewell messages from the Mayor of Albany and Second District Congressman Sanford Bishop. Michael Bryant, a representative from Congressman Bishop's office also read and presented Dawn with a Congressional Record, ...


  20. Coast Guard backs off closure of aid station for Ga., Ala.Read the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | ABC 33/40

    ... ring shutting down the station depending on spending levels in the federal budget for fiscal 2015. U.S. Reps. Sanford Bishop, D-Ga., and Martha Roby, R-Ala., intervened as did GOP Sens. Richard Shelby and Jeff Sessions of Alabama.