CEDRIC DISCUSSES PRIORITIES FOR HURRICANE ISAAC RECOVERY WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA

Congressman Richmond discussed priorities for Hurricane Isaac recovery during President Barack Obama's visit to Louisiana after Hurricane Isaac. The President spoke with local and federal officials after he delivered a statement on the ongoing response and recovery efforts to Hurricane Isaac in LaPlace, Louisiana, Sept. 3, 2012.
Congressman Cedric Richmond discusses priorities for Hurricane Issac recovery with President Obama

CEDRIC REINTRODUCES THE DREDGE ACT

Congressman Cedric Richmond (D,LA) introduced the DREDGE Act - Dredging for Restoration and Economic Development for Global Exports. The bill would give the Army Corps of Engineers the authorization to dredge the Mississippi River to 50 feet so that larger vessels transiting the expanded Panama Canal can access the River. In addition, the bill creates a pilot project to promote the rebuilding of wetlands using existing sediment dredged from the River.
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Cedric Richmond Debates Medicaid Expansion at the Louisiana State Legislature.

Congressman Cedric Richmond discussed the benefits of Medicaid Expansion during a visit to a Health and Welfare committee hearing in the Louisiana State Legislature.
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Rep. Richmond Statement on Equal Pay in Louisiana

Sep 23, 2014 Press Release

Rep. Richmond released a statement in response to new data related to the gender wage gap in Louisiana.

Rep. Richmond Statement on the Passing of Tommy Boggs

Sep 16, 2014 Press Release

Rep. Richmond (LA-02) issued a statement regarding Tommy Boggs’ passing.

Rep. Richmond Statement on Gov. Jindal’s Early Childhood Grant Letter to the President

Sep 12, 2014 Press Release

Rep. Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement regarding Gov. Jindal’s recent letter to the Obama Administration about federal early childhood education grants.

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