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 Responds to Joint Economic Committee Report

Apr 15, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement following the release of a report highlighting major, persistent economic challenges facing the African American community by the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC) in consultation with the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC).

Congressman Richmond Meets With Louis Armstrong International TSA Agents

Mar 24, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement after meeting with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents at the Louis Armstrong International Airport.

Rep. Richmond Responds to Extension of the Flood Risk Management Comment Period

Mar 24, 2015 Press Release

The Obama administration announced that they will extend the comment period for the recent standards outlined in Executive Order 13690, Establishing a Federal Flood Risk Management Standard (FFRMS).

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