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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 Introduces Bill to Expand USPS to Include Basic Financial Services

Jul 24, 2014 Press Release

Rep. Richmond (LA-02) introduced a bill that would expand access to basic financial services to millions of Americans and provide a venerable and struggling American institution an opportunity to generate billions of dollars in revenue.

Rep. Richmond Responds to House Passage of the Honor Flight Act

Jul 22, 2014 Press Release

H.R. 4812 the Honor Flight Act a bill sponsored by Rep. Richmond (LA-02), passed the House of Representatives via voice vote.

Rep. Richmond Responds to House passage of the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014

Jul 16, 2014 Press Release

Rep. Richmond gives his thoughts on the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 passing the House of Representatives by a vote of 367-55.

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