Congressman Richmond announces the formation of the bipartisan Disaster Relief Caucus to promote more timely responses to natural disasters.

 

 

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 CELEBRATES LOYOLA AVENUE STREETCAR LINE OPENING

NEW ORLEANS -- While the game plans are still being developed by teams inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, the Regional Transit Authority crossed its own “goal line” with the opening of the UPT-Loyola Streetcar.
Streetcar Grandopening with Lahood

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Rep. Richmond, CBC Members Introduces Bill to Reverse Department of Education Decision on PLUS Loan Program

Apr 10, 2014 Press Release

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Rep. Richmond Statement on the close of ACA’s First Enrollment Period

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Rep. Richmond makes a statement on the success of the first enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act

Rep. Richmond Announces Flood Insurance Bill has Been Signed by the President

Mar 21, 2014 Press Release

Rep. shares thoughts on the President signing the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, H.R. 3370 into law.

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