Tue., April 9, 2013 9:02am
Georgia Rep. Sanford Bishop has created a legal expense fund. Trustee Amy Gilbert filed paperwork on April 1 to create the "Sanford Bishop Legal Expense Trust." Gilbert referred inquiries to Bishop's office, which did not immediately return calls seeking comment.
Wed., February 13, 2013 12:00pm
Georgia U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop and 16 of his colleagues have re-formed the “peanut caucus” in the new Congress. It’s an effort to protect the peanut industry in Washington, especially with debate coming on a new farm bill.
Mon., October 8, 2012 10:00am
Officials are urging the federal government to reconsider a decision to quit staffing navigational locks built on the Chattahoochee River south of Columbus, Ga., and Phenix City, Ala.
Tue., August 21, 2012 10:35pm
John House has been elected the Republican nominee to challenge Democratic Rep. Sanford Bishop in west Georgia. House, a consultant from Midland, defeated Columbus medical supplies executive Rick Allen in a runoff election Tuesday to win the GOP nomination in the 2nd Congressional District.
Thu., October 13, 2011 5:25pm
Georgia sends $1.1 billion in exports to Columbia, Korea and Panama. Republicans and some business groups say, those exports stand to rise now that Congress has approved trade deals lowering tariffs on the nations. Georgia chemicals, machines and transportation equipment are among the items that could be the most boosted by lower tariffs. But some labor unions are skeptical.
Fri., November 12, 2010 2:42pm
Two Georgia congressmen say they will not support Nancy Pelosi’s bid to become Democratic leader in the U.S. House.
Wed., November 3, 2010 9:11am
Republicans celebrated big wins across the state last night with a few exceptions.
Wed., October 27, 2010 4:58pm
Advocacy groups not affiliated with a political party have pumped money into some Georgia races this year. The fact that their donors are hidden bothers advocacy groups. Georgia’s hotly contested 2nd and 8th Congressional districts are the recipients of most of the non party affiliated money.
Thu., September 30, 2010 7:44am
A letter was signed by three Georgia Congressmen asking for the extension of tax cuts.
Mon., March 22, 2010 9:59pm
Regina Thomas says U.S. Representative John Barrow should have voted in fav