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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 Statement on the Release of the RESTORE Interim Final Rule

Aug 13, 2014 Press Release

Rep. Richmond releases a statement on the United States Treasury Department's announcement of the publication of an interim final rule.

Rep. Richmond, Responds to Department of Education’s Revised Parent PLUS Loan Eligibility Standards

Aug 8, 2014 Press Release

Rep. Richmond responds to the Department of Education proposed new regulations that will update eligibility standards and improve access for student and parent borrowers under the federal Direct PLUS loan program.

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.

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