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  1. This Could Be the Last Stand for VapingRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Foundation for Economic Education

    ... edge of complete demise thanks to regulatory overreach. However, two Congressmen, Reps. Tom Cole (R-OK) and Sanford Bishop (D-GA), recently introduced legislation, which, if passed, may grant the e-cigarette industry a much-needed reprieve. Over the ...


  2. LEGISLATION: Congress Introduces Bill To Change FDA Predicate DateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cigar Aficionado

    A new piece of legislation aimed at creating a fair set of regulations for the U.S. tobacco market has been introduced. Representatives Tom Cole and Sanford Bishop filed H.R.1136 late last week, which would effectively change the predicate date of newly regulated tobacco products-including premium cigars-and provide a 21-month grace period for new products seeking FDA approval .


  3. Investigation into Obama After He's Caught Doing THIS With...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Right Wing News

    ... twice the price? This is inappropriate." It is not just Republicans puzzled by the matter. Georgia Democrat Sanford Bishop will join Republicans in signing a letter being sent to the Kenyan ambassador to the U.S. on Tuesday. The letter, obtained ...


  4. Kenya: U.S. Lawmakers Urge Govt to Reconsider Weapons DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 |

    ... by exploring its options in regard to this acquisition," Mr Budd wrote in a letter also signed by Congressman Sanford Bishop, an African-American Democrat, and three Republicans: Walter Jones, Jeff Duncan and Mark Meadows. "We ask that the ...


  5. Not everybody impacted by January's storms qualified for FEMA assistance.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | WALB-TV Albany

    FEMA Disaster Centers are set up to help most areas hurt by January's devastating storms, but some counties didn't qualify. Several mobile homes were destroyed in Clay County and Congressman Sanford Bishop said that although there was bad damage, it was not enough to qualify for FEMA funding.


  6. Congressmen to Seek Probe of $418M Arms Sale to Kenya on Obama's Final DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | News Max

    ... But we want them to have a fair shot at it They shouldn't catch the brunt of politics." Georgia Democrat Rep. Sanford Bishop is joining Republicans in signing a letter to the Kenyan ambassador to the U.S. suggesting that "Kenya would benefit by ...


  7. Hank Aaron coming to Mobile for ballpark event on Sunday, MAMGA luncheon on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Alabama Live

    ... the United Nations and mayor of Atlanta; Alexis Herman, a former secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor; Sanford Bishop, U.S. representative of Georgia's 2nd Congressional District; David Scott, U.S. representative of Georgia's 13th Congressional ...


  8. Community celebrates 21st annual King DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... remained the same. "He left us a road map for how to effect social change in a non-violent way," Congressman Sanford Bishop said. Bishop delivered the keynote speech of the night. He said he wanted to emphasize that all should take lessons from King ...


  9. Davis Broadcasting CEO receives legacy award at black history breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 |

    ... Trade Center. He was surrounded by family, friends, and a community grateful for his leadership. Congressman Sanford Bishop, who leads the Black History Month Observance Committee, described Davis and his wife as friends whom he admires greatly. ...


  10. Congressman tells crowd: a It was black history that made America greataRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 |

    U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans, delivered Monday morning the keynote speech at the 32nd Annual Black History Month Observance Breakfast at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center. This is an excerpt of his remarks.


  11. Bishop, Ferguson praise decision to add brigade at BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 |

    The two congressmen who represent Columbus are praising the Army's decision to add a Security Force Assistance Brigade to Fort Benning, according to a news release. Second District U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop and Third District Rep. Drew Ferguson said the addition will bring 500 new positions to the post.


  12. Columbus Black History Museum rocked by funding misappropriation disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 |

    ... the museum had received a $7,500 donation from the Black History Observance Committee, led by Congressman Sanford Bishop Jr. in October. In December, he received a text message from the museum's landlord that the rent check had bounced because of ...


  13. Hope for vapers: New bill could halt FDA e-cigarette prohibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Washington Examiner

    Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., and Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Ga., introduced legislation in the House of Representatives on Thursday which, if adopted, could prevent the e-cigarette business from falling into a state of de facto prohibition. The bipartisan legislation would alter Food and Drug Administration rules requiring products deemed to be tobacco products that came on the market after Feb. 15, 2007, to undergo a prohibitively expensive and complicated approval process.


  14. Fort Benning lands more jobs with two new training missionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 |

    The Maneuver Center of Excellence has landed 85 new positions in a training academy and assistance force at Fort Benning, members of the Georgia Congressional delegation and the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday. By Oct. 1, the post will become the U.S. Army's headquarter element for the Security Force Assistance mission and the Military Advisor Training Academy to train, advise and assist with security forces of other partner militaries, U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue said in a release.


  15. Rep. Sanford Bishop is awarded the Army Distinguished Civilian Service MedalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Stars and Stripes

    Acting Secretary of the Army Robert M. Speer has presented U.S. Rep Sanford D. Bishop, D-Albany, with the Army Distinguished Civilian Service Medal. The medal was awarded to the congressman for his work on the Fiscal Year 2017 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill, which among its provisions, included full funding for military family housing construction.


  16. Poll Says Westerners Want Public Lands Protected, But Will It Matter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | National Parks Traveler

    Polling in seven Western states shows a strong majority of voters value clean air and water and outdoor recreation above energy development on public lands. And while the results showed eight in 10 voters want to retain, not decommission, national monuments, Utah officials were working to ask the Trump administration to do just that.


  17. Bright ForecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Georgia Faces

    ... is chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit. U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Columbus, was named ranking member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug ...


  18. Gov. Deal: First FEMA request officially approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Governor Nathan Deal appeared at the Southwest Georgia Regional Airport Wednesday for a helicopter ride across Albany, getting a first hand look at the devastation left behind by a deadly tornado. Governor Deal was joined by Congressman Sanford Bishop as they flew in a helicopter over this area and other tornado damaged parts of Dougherty County.


  19. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    A Georgia congressman says whomever the president is in office will not impact whether the region receives federal funding for storm relief. Long-time congressman Sanford Bishop says that communities receive FEMA help based on established rules and criteria, and that giving federal money to a community in need happens only if that community meets the criteria.


  20. A Georgian's guide to the inauguration of Donald TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... Buddy Carter, Jody Hice and Barry Loudermilk said they will attend the event. Democrats David Scott and Sanford Bishop will as well. As for the rest of Georgia's congressional delegation, no word, yet. We're keeping this ...