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Sanford Bishop

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Sanford Bishop
First Name: Sanford
Last Name: Bishop
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State: Georgia
Office: House
House District: 2
Party: Democratic
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1. What are the individual's views on whether climate change is real and caused by human activity?

2. What votes, actions, and governmental/organizational activities on climate change and clean energy has the individual led/supported/opposed?

Automatically Generated Congressional Votes

In 2009, as a member of the US House of Representatives, he voted for the American Clean Energy and Security Act HR 2454 (Waxman-Markey).

In 2011, he voted to limit the EPA's ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.

In 2013, he voted to make it harder for Congress to put a price on carbon by voting for a point of order opposing a carbon tax or a fee on carbon emissions.

In 2014, he voted for a House amendment calling on Congress to recognize that man-made carbon pollution contributes to climate change and that climate change has a wide range of negative effects.

In 2015, as a member of Congress, he supported HR 2042, The Ratepayer Protection Act, which would have prevented implementation of the Clean Power Plan.

3. What has the individual said about local and regional climate-related impacts and activities?

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