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

    Friday | 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, ...

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

    Friday | 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.

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  3. Committee passes bill to repeal Death TaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Western Livestock Journal

    A divided House panel passed a bill March 25 that would repeal the federal estate tax - the "Death Tax." The House Ways and Means Committee voted 22-10 to approve H.R. 1105, the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015, introduced by Representatives Kevin Brady and Sanford Bishop , sending it to the full House.

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  4. Georgia News RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MDJonline.com

    ... 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.,

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  5. Black business owners backing GOP estate tax repeal bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Hill

    ... with their allies in the farming and business communities, have long pushed to roll back the estate tax. Rep. Sanford Bishop (Ga.), a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, is the only Democrat among the roughly 120 House members to back the ...

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  6. Estate tax harms minority- and women-owned businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Hill

    ... Family Business Coalition and 82 other industry groups on a letter supporting Reps. Kevin Brady (R-Texas), Sanford Bishop (D-Ga.), Kristi Noem (R-S.D.) and Sen. John Thune's (R-S.D.) Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015. As the House marks up death tax ...

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  7. Death Tax Repeal is Long OverdueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Townhall

    ... Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) will soon consider a bill, H.R. 1105, written by Reps. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) and Sanford Bishop (D-Ga.) that would repeal the death tax. House leadership should bring it to the floor before April's tenth anniversary of ...

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  8. Veterans demand quality careRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WALB-TV Albany

    A small group of veterans peacefully protested at the office of Congressman Sanford Bishop Wednesday. "VA stop killing us" was one poster message Vietnam veteran Willie Ross has for the Department of Veteran Affairs.

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  9. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | WTVM

    President Barack Obama has traveled to Atlanta on Tuesday to give a speech on the campus of Georgia Tech on college affordability. This speech follows the president's signing of a student loan reform into law, redirecting billions of dollars in bank subsidies into student aid.

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  10. Congressman Bishop announces $395,400 grant for NeighborWorks ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | WTVM

    On Monday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. announced NeighborWorks in Columbus, Ga. would be the recipient of a new $395,400 grant from the NeighborWorks national organization.

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  11. 44 Dem Senators and 167 Dem Reps Signed onto an Amicus Brief for Marriage Equality. Who Didn't Sign?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Daily Kos

    ... the 167 signers in the House, and the caucus stands at 188, that leaves 22 House Democrats who didn't sign: Sanford Bishop (GA-02) Corinne Brown (FL-05) G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) Lacy Clay (MO-01) Emmanuel Cleaver (MO-05) Jim Costa (CA-16) Henry ...

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  12. Deans List: Candace ShirleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | WTVM

    ... for help it's ok to ask for help I do it all the time." Recognized by Girls, Inc. of Albany and Congressman Sanford Bishop as a "Woman of Purpose" for Excellence in Servant-Leadership in May 2014. 2014-2015 Ambassador for Southwest Georgia Chapter ...

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  13. Drug issues postpone execution of female Ga. inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... in self-defense. She was found guilty by a jury of a dozen white men - "hardly a jury of her peers," as Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. , D-Ga., put it in 2011 when he posthumously honored her in the congressional record. The Georgia parole board ...

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  14. Georgia prepares to carry out first execution of a woman since WWIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Washington Post

    ... in self-defense. She was found guilty by a jury of a dozen white men - "hardly a jury of her peers," as Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. (D-Ga.) put it in 2011 when he posthumously honored her in the congressional record . The Georgia parole board ...

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  15. Congressman Bishop To Serve As Top Dem On MilCon/VA Appropriations SubcommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WTVY Dothan

    Due to his years and breadth of experience, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. has been selected as the Ranking Member on the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies for the 114th Congress. Congressman Bishop has also been selected for the Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food & Drug Administration, and Related Agencies as well as the Financial Services Subcommittee.

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  16. Army gathers feedback on potential force reductions at Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | The United States Army

    ... Valley region to support your mission. It is indeed one force, one community force, one fight." U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop of Georgia, a member of the House of Representative's Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related ...

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  17. Officials host forum on military budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... prepared to support growth. We are ready and willing to take on the challenges of the future army," said Rep. Sanford Bishop. Possible cuts at Fort Benning would impact the region with a loss of $1.3 billion in total wages, retail sales, and tax ...

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  18. The House Just Passed the Fighting Hunger Incentive Act. Spoiler: It's Not About Fighting Hunger.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... aimed to benefit the middle and working classes. Pete Aguilar (CA-31) Brad Ashford (NE-02) Ami Bera (CA-07) Sanford Bishop (GA-02) Brendan Boyle (PA-13) Julia Brownley (CA-26) Cheri Bustos (IL-17) Lois Capps (CA-24) Joaquin Castro (TX-20) Henry ...

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  19. House GOP Rams Through 2 New Deregulation BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Switched

    ... did Reps. Pete Aguilar (D-Calif.), Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), Scott Peters (D-Calif.), Ed Perlmutter (D-Colo.), Sanford Bishop (D-Ga.), Ami Bera (D-Calif.), Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.), Ann Kirkpatrick (D-Ariz.), Timothy Walz (D-Minn.), Ron Kind (D-Wis.), ...

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  20. Albany, Ga.-Based Electrical Company Awarded $8.8 Million Contract by NASARead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | Electrical Construction and Maintenance

    ... value of $8.8 million with a potential performance period of approximately two and a half years. U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Albany, has announce that A. West Enterprise of Albany, Ga., has been awarded an $8.8 million contract to implement various ...

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